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Tis the Season for Pride!

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Out Loud
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Tue, 06/14/2011

June is Pride month, so we're focusing on the variety of pride events happening in our area.

We start the show with an interview with Belinda Carroll, Vickie Shaw, Gloria Bigalow and Jackie Monahan. All of these comedians are part of the Curiously Strong Comedy shows happening Thursday June 16th.

58:40 minutes (26.85 MB)

Bread and Roses on 06/10/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 06/10/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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First we deprive them of resources and then we judge them

Join us in a conversation about the challenges faced by families, particularly those that are young and poor. Learn about efforts to address these issues and to change the public discourse on what it means to be a strong family.

We will speak with Amanda Wake, Youth Organizing Manager for Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice in Oakland, CA. ACRJ promotes and protects reproductive justice through organizing, building leadership capacity, developing alliances and by educating to achieve community and systemic change.

We will also have Aimee Santos Lyons, who is the Strong Families Northwest Program Manager for Western States Center here in Portland. WSC is helping to build a progressive movement in eight western states, from Alaska to Wyoming and down to Nevada.

Pitch A Tent for the Right 2 Survive

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Right 2 Survive
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Wed, 06/08/2011

Why is it legal to pitch a tent for leisure but not for survival on the city streets of Portland.  R2S reporters Ibrahim Mubarak and Jac Brown investigate.

59:14 minutes (54.24 MB)

Helen Keller: politically incorrect rebel girl

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Mon, 06/06/2011

Helen Keller is a beloved bleeding-heart symbol of personal perseverance, an "unmitigated American folk-hero" even, but what we hardly hear in school is that she persevered against capitalism and in solidarity with the radical left movements of her time. This short essay, read by Joe Clement and published at On This Deity, pays tribute to that legacy. At the end is a clip of a Joe Hill song, The Rebel Girl, sung by Hazel Dickens. That song can be found HERE, but note that the music is preceded by about a minute of narration.

5:12 minutes (4.77 MB)

Bread and Roses on 06/03/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 06/03/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Cool Summer Reads

Summer reading special- Travel the world this summer with a good book. Call in with your summer reading suggestions and get the scoop on good reads from Bread and Roses Collective members.

Queer Documentary Film Festival featured on Out Loud Radio

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 05/31/2011

Tonight we hightlight QDoc, the only queer documentary film festival in the United States. QDoc is happening this weekend at the Clinton Street Theater, and the opening night party is on Thursday @ 9:30pm at Mothers Bistro.

We featured audio clips from a few movies, including:

On These Shoulders We Stand: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-vAE2ETi_A

Youth Speak Out: http://www.putthisonthemap.org/documentary

32:02 minutes (14.66 MB)

Outside In: Interview with a Portland Dancer

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011

KBOO has hosted a Youth Radio Intensive with Outside In this week, and we are proud to present the audio produced by this fabulous group of young people!

Kimmi interviews her sister Jess about working as a dancer in the strip club industry.

9:41 minutes (8.86 MB)

Bread and Roses on 05/27/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 05/27/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Girl Scouts Beyond Bars on Bread and Roses

 A blast from the past as Nico and Ashley resurrect a cherished program from 2007 -- in which they interview teens, mothers and organizers of the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars program. The program provides enrichment and connections for the children of mothers incarcerated at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. 

 

More information on Girl Scouts Beyond Bars here.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/26/11

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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Community Spotlight: BaseRoots Theatre Company and VOX

TONIGHT is a special Community Spotlight featuring our friends from BaseRoots Theatre Company, Bobby Bermea & Anya Pearson and from VOX, Eric Hull.

Hear them share their experiences during the collaboration of "My Soul Grown Deep", premiering tonight at 7 pm!

Artistic Director, Bobby Bermea, describes the performance event well:

Geraldine Brooks talks about "Caleb's Crossing," her novel inspired by Harvard's first Native American graduate

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Thu, 05/19/2011

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Geraldine Brooks, best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize (for March) about her new book, CALEB’S CROSSING, which was inspired by the life of Caleb Cheeshahteaumauk, the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Brooks first learned about him during her time as a Radcliffe fellow at Harvard in 2006. Caleb was from the Wampanoag tribe of Native Americans who lived on Martha’s Vineyard. There is little official information on Caleb’s life and Brooks’s novel is an informed imagining of what he might have gone through. 

28:20 minutes (12.97 MB)
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