International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

International Women's Day

  International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. The first Inter... Read more

Portland's Short Story All Stars: Margaret Malone, Kimberly King Parsons, Karen Russell, and Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber... Read more

The Gap: For-profit COVID testing, Newberg Recall, Charter Review Survey and Unspoken Communication

Airs at: Fri, 01/21/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start with a news roundup for the week. We follow up on the Oregon Department of Justice investigation of the Center for COVID Control, a for-profit coronavirus testing site whose results have been called into question. Then, ... Read more

Red Lodge Transition Services

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Trish Jordan with Red Lodge Transition Services. Red Lodge is a Native American led organization that provides culturally focused programs for women released from jail, prison or treatment.  For more information:  www.redlodgetransition.org   Read more

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Oliver Sachs says if there is no memory, there is no person, no self. Suppose you remember everything but no one remembers you? You disappear, become invisible, within seconds or minutes of an encounter. Such is the setting for V.E Schwab’s fascinating tale, The Invisible L... Read more

Bonnie Meltzer

Airs at: Tue, 01/04/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
KBOO Art Focus web blurb Bonnie Meltzer Jan 4, 2022   On Tuesday January 4, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews multimedia artist Bonnie Meltzer, whose exhibition Mending the Social Fabric is on at the Oregon Jewish Museum through January 30, 2022. Meltzer has hung up a 1943 ... Read more

Australia’s Queen of the Short Story

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Between the Covers
Cate Kennedy, award-winning short story writer, poet, and novelist stops by to discuss the drive for stories, the mechanics of what makes them shine, and why we need them.  Author of the story collections Dark Roots and Like A House on Fire as well as the novel The World Be... Read more

The Gap: End of Year Clipdown!!!

Airs at: Fri, 12/24/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this very special end-of-year episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea reflect on some great moments from the show in the past year and hear some clips of our favorite caller interactions. It's been a wild ride, and we covered so much content! Thank you all so much for li... Read more

Roe on the Rocks: Barriers in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 12/22/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
  "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. While abortion is legal in Oreg... Read more