THANK YOU Dear Members!

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We thank you so much, our KBOO Members New and Renewing, for your amazing support for our Fall Membership Drive.

We cut a day off the drive before we even started, and were able to end early on our last day, as well. We are proud to be here as your community radio station.

Your support is wonderful, and we appreciate the financial support, the volunteer support, and the general support and well wishes from the community.

We cannot do it without you. Thank you.

2014 Fall Drive Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Markus Stein for winning our Fall Membership Drive Sweepstakes!

Also by donating early your contribution will count towards KBOO's Fall Membership Drive's goal of $80,000. We will get back to regular programming as soon as we hit our goal of $80,000.

Prize(s): One (1) winner will receive the following prize (ARV $1,500):
Seven (7) nights stay at Casa Tranquila*
One (1) Airline Voucher for $1000
A boat excursion to Las Marietas Islands, with Manny's Ocean Tours. The Marietas are a nesting ground to many birds including the blue-footed booby. The islands are located off of Punta de Mita.

Soul Fury Talk

Air date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Ani and Lyn talk with Coleman Barks and Micheal Meade about their upcoming event
  Join old friends renowned Rumi ( the thirteenth century Sufi mystic and poet) author, scholar Coleman Barks and author, mythologist and storyteller Michael Meade as they talk to old friends Ani and Lyn about their upcoming event Soul Fury: An Evening of Ecstatic Poetry for Passionate Friends and Fearless Lovers. Soul Fury is Coleman's latest book about "Rumi and Sahms Tabriz on friendship". It's always fun, brilliant and deep when we talk to Michael Meade , adding Coleman Barks to the mix .... well, it kind of just gives us goose bumps.

United States of America's Continual War

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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Join Angie and Marvin as they open the phone lines and discuss War in the world

Part 1 of Start-Up City: How the New Tech Boom is Changing Portland

Program: 
Start-Up City
Air date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00am - 11:10am
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Start-Up City: The new tech boom happening in Portland
Portland, and Hillsboro in particular, have  been dubbed the "Silicon Forest,"  after California's Silicon Valley. But in recent years,  new tech companies are choosing to locate their headquarters in Portland. The first part of this series on the growing technology industry in Portland begins with TechFest Northwest, a two-day conference held this past August at OMSI. Now in its fourth year, this year's program featured local as well as national speakers talking about  subjects ranging from drones to start up marketing, from robots to storytelling,  from digital privacy and government monitoring. Among those interviewed are Lizzy Caston, organizer and program director of this year's TechFest Northwest,  Ariane Holzhauer

The Collapse of Materialism by Philip Comella

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:10am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
The Collapse of Materialism by Philip Comella

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Philip Comella, practicing attorney, radio show host, and author of The Collapse of Materialism.

Unchaste Readers Series--Women Reading Their Minds LIVE on Bread and Roses

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Unchaste Readers Series--Women Reading Their Minds LIVE!

Bread and Roses welcomes Unchaste Readers Series--Women Reading Their Minds, for a LIVE Reading Event.

The Unchaste Readers series provides a space for women and women-identified people to share their stories. The theme Unchaste refers to how it is to be and feel female in a patriarchal system where our autonomy, identity, and survival are threatened in large and small ways.

The Unchaste Readers are women aged 21 to 71 who have read at Unchaste Readers Series between April 2012 and now.  They have been all kinds of sexual-preference-spectrum/womyn-gender-spectrum/race/ethnicity/social-economic-politic status-in-the-hierarchy-patriarchy/experience/survivor/not-survivor/wrting-reading-speaking-singing-playing-music forms. 

The October Grateful Dead 1966-1970

Air date: 
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Short Description: 
The October Grateful Dead 1966-1970

Today, I'll play music from October Grateful Dead shows between 1966-1970 to give a sense of how the band's sound, performance and style changed year to year.

Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs

Program: 
Pathways
Air date: 
Sun, 10/19/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Author Joshua Wolf Shenk speaks with host Paul O'Brien

Our guest this week on Pathways is Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of the new book, Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs. He is also the author of Lincoln's Melancholy, a New York Times notable book. A contributor to the Atlantic, Harper's, The New Yorker and other publications, he directs the Arts in Mind series on creativity and serves on the general council of The Moth. He lives in Los Angeles.

The Past, Present and Future of Affordable Housing in the U.S.

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
The Past, Present and Future of Affordable Housing in the U.S.
The guest is James Tracy, founder of the San Francisco Community Land Trust, and author of the new book, "Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco's Housing Wars." Per Fagereng will sit in as guest host. They will discuss the dysfunctional housing machine and how it works for the rich. 

James Tracy is a Bay Area native and community activist. He is co-founder of the San Francisco Community Land Trust, as well as a poet and co-author of Hillbilly Nationalists: Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power.

GMO Labeling and Ballot Measure 92

Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
Why is big ag pumping in millions of dollars to defeat the Oregon Right to Know Act?
Corporations like Monsanto and Pepisco are pumping millions of dollars into Oregon to defeat a measure on this election's ballot that would require labeling of genetically engineered raw and packaged food. Why is big ag so determined to stop GMO labeling? On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Julia DeGraw, with Food and Water Watch, about Oregon Ballot Measure 92. We define GMOs and talk about why people have a right to know what's in their food. We also talk about what the act will really do - as opposed to what the opposition is saying about it - and why big ag is trying to scare Oregonians into voting no.

Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History and Geography of Herbal Medicine

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Women Healers of the World

Herbalist Holly Bellebuono spent seven years traveling and interviewing women from all over the globe, and she enjoys sharing their stories, their plights, their fears and their achievements, especially since much of their work is dangerous, restricted, or even threatened. The book is a colorful celebration of women, herbs, medicine, and startling perseverance.
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