Poetry

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Walt Curtis Tribute

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/19/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we honor the passing of long time KBOO on air host Walt Curtis of The Talking Earth. Ten years ago I brought Walt into the studio to record him reading a story by Jack London called Hobos That Pass In The Night. About London's own years riding the rails looking for ... Read more

Previewing the 7th Annual Portland Writers Picnic

Airs at: Wed, 09/06/2023 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The 7th Annual Portland Writers Picnic takes place this Sunday, September 10th from 11am to 4pm at Laurelhurst Park. And if you’re a writer, in or around Portland, you’re invited! Families, too.  We’re fortunate to have three of the picnic organizers, and members-in-good-s... Read more

Illmatic Consequences: The Clapback to Opponents of "Critical Race Theory"

Airs at: Thu, 09/07/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Illmatic Consequences was influenced by rapper Nas’s 1994 debut album Illmatic,” which features internal rhymes and inner-city narratives based on Nas’s personal experiences. “Nas’s 1994 album ‘Illmatic’ is fundamentally a statement of self-worth. It’s not even just a co... Read more

Folk Espresso - Friends and Strangers

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Join host Jonathan Lay for songs and tunes on the theme of friends and strangers. It's a rich blend of select folk music, carefully prepared and served up to invigorate your day. Artists in this episode include: Terri Grayum & Gwen Thomas; John Gorka; Jon Bartlett & Rika R... Read more

Jerry Foster of Passinart Theatre Company

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Passinart's most ambitious event of the year, the Pacific Northwest Multi-Cultural Readers Series & Film Festival, is sure to bring new talents to the stage and screen. Check them out! Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 08/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Commemorating the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Read more

Open The Door(s) PT 1

Airs at: Tue, 08/01/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Imani Muhammad of Youth Organized United To Help

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Imani Muhammad is a local nonprofit founder and director who works with kids and families. She is a past winner of The Skanner News Group Drum Major for Justice Award for civil rights, founder of the Portland Youth Summit, small business owner, basketball coach, lifestyle a... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 06/18/23

Airs at: Sun, 06/18/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  On this episode we consider various perspectives on fatherhood--from The Winstons to the reconstructed ancient etymological oath carried in the verbal vessel of the word that eventually became father, *ph₂tḗr, to the rifts and bridges that each dyad contains.   We'll h... Read more

Talking Earth with Kevin Sampsell and Chrys Tobey: June 19, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features local writers Kevin Sampsell and Chrys Tobey.  Kevin Sampsell discusses his recent book of collage and poetry, I Made an Accident, while Chrys Tobey reads poems from her book a woman is a woman is a woman is a woman from 2017 as w... Read more