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The Way of the Rail, on Rise When the Rooster Crows

Airs at: Thu, 10/21/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
The sound of the train in the distance. The whistle and steam of an antique engine. The lonesome stretch of the rails. Trains and railroads have shaped the way we live, and the rhythm of the rails flows seamlessly into music. This episode of Rise When the Rooster Crows, The... Read more

A World Without Police: Interview with Geo Maher

Airs at: Thu, 10/21/2021 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
If police are the problem, what’s the solution? Geo Maher's new book, A World without Police, offers concrete strategies for confronting and breaking police power, as a first step toward building community alternatives that make the police obsolete. Surveying the post-prot... Read more

Fresh Folk & ol' Favorites on the Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Join us on the Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday morning as we hear new music from Billy Strings, Asheville-based singer-songwriter Anya Hinkle, Eliza Gilkyson, Lisa Bastoni, Charlie Parr, Zoe & Cloyd and others.  We'll also hear live music from Pharis & Jason Romero and fav... Read more

Film at 11 Investigates the Life of Sherlock Holmes this week, October 22, 2021

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week, we take a literary look at the screen, with Joe Witt and Stephen Hood of Belmont Books on Dune and The French Dispatch, plus some comments on The Last Duel and Halloween Kills, while  Jeff Godsil appraises Billy Wilder's masterpiece The Private Life of Sherlock H... Read more

The Man in Black goes... Paisley???

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Hey now, Phil G here. In April 1968, right around the time that Johnny Cash released Live From Folsom Prison, he played the legendary Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco to about 1000 hippies. The Carousel soundman, Owsley Stanley III, recorded the show. The concert is being... Read more

Imago Theatre: Satie's Journey

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Imago Theatre continues its radio theater series on KBOO this fall with Satie's Journey, a new and adventurous music-theater work, from librettist Jerry Mouawad and composer Marisa Wildeman. Conductor Ben España with a chamber ensemble made up of three live vocalist and ... Read more

Listen to the River in the Forests of Fennario

Airs at: Sat, 10/23/2021 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hey now, Phil G here. This weekend on the Forests of Fennario, my little corner of the Grateful Dead and Friends’ Universe, I am as pleased as I can be to visit with Rosie McGee, original Grateful Dead Family member, Photographer , and Story teller. We’re going to discuss R... Read more

The Music of Quisqueya

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
From the heart of the Caribbean, DJ Panaflex brings you two very important ingredient's in the region's musical DNA, bachata and merengue. These two sounds, born in the Dominican Republic of a synergy of African, European, and Taino influences have become the country's chi... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Part... Read more

The Forest Service Takes Bark's Advice

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Over the summer, the Mt. Hood National Forest Service proposed cutting trees along over 200 miles of roads within the 2020 Riverside Fire area. Bark, a community organization who has trained hundreds of volunteers about the basics of forest policy and saved tens of thousan... Read more

Iron Tribe Network

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Iron Tribe emerged from the vision of two men as they served time in Oregon prison.  Upon release from prison they fulfilled their commitment to develop an effective transitional housing solution for others re-entering their communities after involvement with the criminal l... Read more

A Different Nature for 10/25/21

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Some dark and creepy music to get you in the mood for Halloween, Samhain, All Saints Day, Dia De Los Muertos, etc. Hosted by Rich L. Read more