5/17 An evening with Dennis Bernstein

photo of Dennis Bernstein by Bill Carpenter
Dennis Bernstein, photo by Bill Carpenter.

Pacifica Radio journalist and Flashpoints host Dennis Bernstein reads from his new collection of poetry - Special Ed: Voices from a Hidden Classroom - drawn from his experiences as a special education teacher in an inner city New York public school.

Maude Barlow and FatherJohn Dear address the Rotary District 5100 2012 Conference

KBOO is a co-sponsor of the Rotary District 5100 annual District Conference and end-of-year celebration.

The conference will be held May 18-20, in Newberg, Oregon on the campus of George Fox University.

This gathering reflects the fact that Rotary International, with local clubs in nearly every nation of the world, has made creating peace its central theme.

Out Loud Celebrates its 10th Anniversary


Out Loud is holding their anniversary party on Friday night, May 11th, at Crush (1400 SE Morrison St. in Portland).

Out Loud is KBOO's queer culture show, celebrating & serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning & allied communities. They feature local musical talent, interviews with local and national community groups, authors, and really anyone from the queer community. They strive to give voice to those not heard in the main stream media.

Village Building Convergence 12

KBOO is excited to co-sponsor the Village Building Convergence--  a ten-day celebration of building community in very tangible ways.

Briefly, the VBC brings people together to create benches, community kiosks, gardens, street paintings, tile mosaics, and more! Neighbors and volunteers from all over will bring to life the natural building, permaculture, and public art projects that they’ve been planning. Learn valuable skills for urban sustainability and social regeneration while celebrating the creativity and diversity of our wonderful city! 

Earth Day: The circle of life-- Earth Day renewal

City Repair’s Earth Day Portland 2012 is going to be amazing this year! This free admission event will be from 11 am - 6 pm on Sunday, April 22nd at the PCC - Cascade campus on 705 N. Killingsworth, just blocks from the MAX yellow line and right on the 4 and 72 bus lines.

Earth Day 2012 Conference: The Next Seven Generations

KBOO is co-sponsoring this exciting conference, featuring workshops, art and ceremony.

When? Friday, April 20, 2012, 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 5:00 pm)

4/12-26/2012 Soul'd Out Music Festival


KBOO is proud to be a media partner with the Soul'd Out Music Festival

When: April 12th - April 26th
Where: Various Venues - Schedule Here
Tickets: http://www.

Insecure Communities: A community forum on ending unjust deportations


Friday, April 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Insecure Communities: A Community Forum on Ending Unjust Deportation

At the First Unitarian Church of Portland
1011 SW 13th, in Portland

KBOO is excited to be a media sponsor of this important community forum.

4/26/2012 - Occupy the Economy with David Barsamian


Occupy the Economy

An evening with David Barsamian

A benefit for KBOO 90.7 FM

Occupy activists are asking, “What’s next for our movement.” David Barsamian says the movement must go deeper in tackling the decades-long assault on the 99 percent. In this special Portland appearance, the founder of Alternative Radio will share from Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism, his latest book, co-authored with prominent economist Richard Wolff.

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