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Pastures of Plenty October 1 Fall Membership Drive Special

Program: 
Pastures of Plenty
Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
Short Description: 
Fall Membership drive special featuring the music of Mary Flower
For the opening day of the Fall Membership Drive on Pastures of Plenty I'll be featuring the music of Mary Flower. Copies of her brand new solo recording, When My Bluebird Sings, will beavailable as thank-you gifts, as well as tickets to her October 5 performance at the Alberta Rose Theater with Pat Donohue. Please join me for some of the  finest guitar picking and downhome ragtime acoustic blues this side of Louisiana.

Turning the Tide on Climate Change

Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Turning the Tide on Climate Change

Turning the Tide on Climate Change: Cutting Edge Thinkers and Activists on How to Avert a Global Catastrophe - 8AM-4PM

KBOO News and Public Affairs volunteers present an entire day of programs about confronting the crisis of climate change and working to enact bold policies backed up by the necessary economic resources. {Image above from http://www.foe.co.uk/)

Tune in at 1PM when Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, will be live in the KBOO Studios to talk about her new book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate.

Shannon Galpin, humanitarian and woman's rights activist on her memoir Mountain to Mountain

Program: 
The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Shannon Galpin, humanitarian and woman's rights activist on her memoir Moment to Moment

A special membership drive show with Shannon Galpin, humanitarian and woman's rights activist talking about her new memoir, Mountain to Mountain: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan,that tells the story of fighting for the lives of women in Afghanistan, one pedal stroke at a time. 
In the second half of our show, we'll get with the KBOO membership drive theme of climate change awareness by speaking with an expert on emergency preparedness to find out how your bicycle will likely be your best friend in case of a natural disaster.

Apocalypse How? and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate

Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Short Description: 
Apocalypse How? and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate

At Noon we hear Apocalypse How? Climate Change, the Political-Economy of Energy, and Reigniting the Radical Imagination with Francis Fox Piven and Arun Gupta

At 1PM Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author will be live in the KBOO Studios to talk about her new book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate.

How We Understand Climate Change

Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
How We Understand Climate Change

2PM - Andrew Geller speaks with Naomi Oreskes, co-author of the new book, The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future, and George Marshall, author of "Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are WIred to Ignore Climate Change."

3PM - Journalist and activist Arun Gupta talks about his recent article To Fight the Unpredictable Effects of Climate Change, We Need an Unpredictable Movement

Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Returns

Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Returns
Voices from the Edge welcomes back Greg Palast who has been called the "most important investigative reporter of our time – up there with Woodward and Bernstein" (The Guardian).  Palast has broken front-page stories for BBC Television Newsnight, The Guardian, Nation Magazine, Rolling Stone and Harper's Magazine. Jo Ann Hardesty hosts.

Tom Engelhardt on "Shadow Government"

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Tom Engelhardt on "Shadow Government"

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Tom Engelhardt, who created and runs the Tomdispatch.com website, a project of The Nation Institute where he is a Fellow. They discuss his new book Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World.  They explore the question: Is repeated failure actually the key to the success and endless expansion of the U.S. intelligence community?  
 

Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Bone Clocks is the much anticipated, dazzling new novel from David Mitchell, the author of Cloud Atlas.  At once a metaphysical thriller, a meditation on mortality and a chronicle of our self-devouring times, this kaleidoscopic novel crackles with the invention and wit that have made David Mitchell one of the most celebrated writers of his generation. Here is fiction at its most spellbinding and memorable best.  Bone Clocks is a nominee for the 2014 Man Booker prize.

Remembering J California Cooper

Program: 
Black Book Talk
Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Re-broadcast of January 7, 2010, interview with author J California Cooper who died September 20.

Described by the Los Angeles Times as "a voice for the struggles of Black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices,"   J California Cooper died last week at 82 years old.  The Times continued with a quote from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alice Walker:  "I just loved her writing," said Walker, who discovered Cooper in the mid-1980s and became her first publisher.  "She wanted to show the richness of the lives of people who often don't have much exposure.

Music of Ghana

Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Short Description: 
Music of Ghana will set the mood for our Obo Addy special.
Join DJ Charlie for an hour of great Ghanaian music, leading up to our 3-hour Obo Addy Tribute special [1-4 pm]

Remembering Obo Addy

Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A KBOO Fall Membership Drive Special
Obo Addy, the Ghanaian master drummer, bandleader, and teacher who made Portland his home for over 30 years, passed away in 2012, but his influence in Portland and the Pacific Northwest continues, having spawned a love for African music in musicians and listeners alike.  Obo's greatest contribution was his tireless work in the region's schools --providing exposure to African music and culture for generations of children.

Join DJ Charlie (WorldBeat Connection) & Andy Hosch (Africa O-Yé!) along with Susan Addy, Mic Crenshaw, and other guests for 3-hours of of music and dialog, remembering Obo's life and music.  Obo Addy gave a great deal to this community, and his legacy remains strong.

Hip-Hop Night on Ear To The Streets of Portland

Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Join Hip-Hop Artist Mic Crenshaw And Terrance 'Cool Nutz' Scott in conversation
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If you LOVE hip-hop then you will love to hear from two local dynamic artist who represent different hip-hop tastes on the next episode of Ear To The Streets Of Portland.

Tune-in October 2nd at 7:00pm to hear from two Portland artists: KBOO's Mic Crenshaw and Jam'n 107.5 manger Terrance 'Cool Nutz' Scott as they talk about their work in the local hip-hop community and abroad.

Stay tuned after the interviews for music!
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