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Week 2 Winter Membership Drive Special

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns with more Ray Gun Punk Adventures of Commander Cody and the Space Patrol. Super Brain Criminal Velmer Castro plans to sabotage an experimentable space drive during an important test flight from Pluto to Neptune. Can the Comannder and Cadet Happy discover... Read more

Return of the Gem! Athena, Oregon's historic theater gets a new life

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today’s episode, we travel virtually across the Cascades to the small town of Athena, population 1,211, nestled between Pendleton and the Washington state border in Eastern Oregon. Our destination is the Gem Theater, built in 1901 as an early brewpub, or saloon as they w... Read more

So Long , Jim & Tom

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Today, on the first show of the new year, we look back on two individuals  who had a tremendous impact on yours truly: L.A. based DJ Jim Ladd, and legendary satirist, musician, and comedian  Tom Smothers. Plan for a wild retrospective, and a very good time! Read more

Willamette Radio Workshop presents "A Radio Christmas Carol"

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
It’s Thursday, December 28th, in that holiday bardo between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, a period of looking back on the past year and looking forward to the new one. A perfect time for our own holiday tradition here on Jonesy, re-airing Willamette Radio Workshop’s A Radio... Read more

Playful Presence: Improv and Mindfulness

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Playful Presence
Taj Baker has a conversation with fellow improviser Shannon Brown about improv as a mindfulness practice.  Improv scenes as well.  Read more

Holiday Special featuring Jazz, The Father Christmas Letters and More!

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
This afternoon we present some holiday cheer with some selections from The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn. Also DK Holm and Professor Kitty (Lisa Neville) joins Fortunato to review a favorite Christmas movie The Bishop's Wife. And lots of ... Read more

Katherine Dunn reads selections fromThe Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/19/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Once again we present our Christmas Special with Red Ryder, Umatilla Rose and others to give a look at Santa Claus. Featured today will be excerpts from Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien. Read more

Jazz, Radio Theater, Rock & Roll

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Lots of music on store for today, plus Part 3 of our Diesel Punk Dr Who Adventure Storm Warning. The Doctor and Charlie discover the real mission of the Royal Airship R101 as it assends into the stratosphere to meet an alien spaceship. Featured musicians on today's show inc... Read more

Fake Radio presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2023 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The holiday season is in full swing, and that means the annual re-appearance of holiday film classics such as “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “A Christmas Story”, “Elf”, “Bad Santa”, and one of my very favorites – “Miracle on 34th Street”. Those of you who are not old-time radio ... Read more

Bop and Diesel Punk

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Featured this afternoon will be a deep dive right into some Bop, as well as lots of other great music. Featured today will be Dexter Gordon, Chick Corea, Renee Rosnes, Andi James, Carmen McCrae, Charlie Parker and many others. Also on tap will be Part 2 of our Diesel Punk D... Read more