i am honored to have had the experience to connect with this internationally acclaimed writer, anti-violence/pro-spoken word 'active-activist', entrepreneur, co-founder/co-editor of 'The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology By Gang Members and Their Affiliates', and co-founder of 'Def Poetry Jam', Bruce George. even though the time is edited, this is the unedited/non-radio version of the interview, in terms of content/language, posted for you on the web.
His resume and experience (posted here from his myspace page) is extensive... he has lived such a full life, and continues to do so.
On the Dec 11 Radiozine Ani Hanes and Theresa Mitchell talk with Dan Handelman of the Portland Peace and Justice Works and Leah Bolger of the Veteran's for Peace in Corvallis. They're working to stop the deployment of the Oregon National Guard to Iraq and Afghanistan. Tune in to find out about the campaign.
On the Dec 11 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell, with the "News you're not supposed to know," looks at who's being bailed out and who's not by the government and the U.S. Treasury (and all of us taxpayers). Guess what? There's a $40,000 handout that you aren't getting!
Eva Lake interviews Laura Fritz about her new installation called "Evident" which will open this week at the New American Art Union in SE Portland. Fritz is known for her non-narrative and provocative use of mysterious space and light. This exhibition is a part of the "Couture" series curated by Ruth Ann Brown. For more information, check
What is a Beat Off? Well maybe not what you think.
Recently, Holocene hosted one of a series of these where electronic musicians are given a variety of short samples of music and are challenged to come up with some dope beats in one hour. Wanna hear what it sounds like?
This is an interview with Joe Carducci, author of Rock and the Pop Narcotic and Enter Naomi: SST, LA and All That. He was also the first punk rock DJ here at KBOO. We also talk with David Lightbourne, at the time the KBOO DJ who shared his airtime so Joe could get on the air.