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Black History and Future Month

----   Join KBOO every Tuesday at 7pm throughout the month of February to hear interviews from Black creatives, artists, activists, revolutionaries, KBOO hosts, musicians and more! This series aims to celebrate all aspects of the Black lived experience - from contemporar... Read more

Portland Community College Classified Employees Strike-Ready

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Meryl DePasquale and Briar Schreiber, leader of the Portland Community College Federation of Classified Employees explain their struggle for a contract with living wages, healthcare, and job security.  Recently staging marches and rallies at Sylvania, Rock Creek, Cascade an... Read more

Art & Justice for Incarcerated People

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Caroline Davis about her most recent music, tour and community events talking about mass incarceration. Davis will be in Portland, Oregon to perform at the Portland Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 2nd at The Jack London.  Following the performan... Read more

Black Panthers In Africa: Charlotte (Mama C) & Pete O'Neal

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The People's Dinner Party  --     Host: Suncere Ali Shakur  ---   Charlotte (Mama C) & Pete O'Neal --- -------     Homage (book) by Charlotte Hill O'Neal  --- africanbookscollective.com/books/homage   --- United African Alliance Community Center   --- uaacc.net/a... Read more

Pastures of Plenty - February 28, 2024

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
Turn Your Radio On to the Good News Celebrated There On Pastures of Plenty this week (February 28, 2024) we feature the Good News of faith and joy found in Folk, Bluegrass and Gospel music. It's an historical fact that the roots of much of these idioms stems from the Church... Read more

Leap Into Locals

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
This special episode of Jazz In the Afternoon will feature our world class Portland area musicians. For our "All Thrills, No Frills" fundraising drive.  Read more

Protecting Mature and Old Growth Forests

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, which oversee most of the nation’s Mature Old Growth forests, continue to defy overwhelming public support for protection, scientific calls for a moratorium on logging, and the presidents’ initial direction to develop conser... Read more


Airs at: Sat, 03/09/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
“Inspire Inclusion: Punk Rock Women Worldwide on International Women’s Day” 🎸🌟 Welcome to our punk rock radio show, where we crank up the volume and celebrate fierce, trailblazing women from all corners of the globe. Today, it’s not just about the music—it’s about inspiri... Read more

Back to normal (we hope!) with new reviews on Friday, 15 Mar, 2024

Airs at: Fri, 03/15/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
• A whirlwind tour of new films including Maestro.  • A look at the new BFI monograph on John Boorman's Point Blank, from the thriller by Richard Stark. Read more

Pastures of Plenty

  ---> Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  Traditional and Contemporary Folk Music to start your day with a smile HOSTS: Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, Will Setzer does 2nd Wednesdays, John Risley is on third Wednesdays, Steven Smith does 4th Wednesdays. with rotati... Read more