The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 17, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: A dramatic reading of excerpts of Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Sharon Grant reads, Bill Resnick introduces. Boo... Read more

Extinction Rebellion Activists On Trial

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Five XR PDX climate activists are going to trial on Monday, February 24th, at the Multnomah County Courthouse for allegedly building a victory-over-climate-change garden on the railroad yard and track at Zenith Energy Corporation. The defendants’ criminal charges of trespas... Read more

FFIP - Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us this week on KBOO community radio for Prison Pipeline as we talk with Julia Lazarek of Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons. Friends and Family of Incarcerated persons exists to help family members and community who are left behind when the criminal jus... Read more

Poets Take on the Presidents

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Unique takes on US Presidents by poet and artists Harold Johnson and Leanne Grabel. Harold’s new book presents thumbnail placards for each President’s portrait in the National Gallery as if a slave or black man was writing it- a mugshot of words and actions. Leanne picks up... Read more

"Johnny One Eye" by Damon Runyon

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/18/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Seeking shelter in an abandoned building, a wounded mobster on the run befriends a stray kitten and a little girl. Read more

R.I.P. : 2019 Part 4

Airs at: Tue, 02/18/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

La' Tevin Alexander

Airs at: Tue, 02/18/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features La’ Tevin Alexander, actor, director and artistic director of Confrontation Theatre, a  company he founded which is co-producing Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau with Portland Playhouse. The show, directed by Vanport Mosaic's Damaris Webb, runs February 19th... Read more

Our Bold Voices to Share LGBTQ Coming Out Stories

Airs at: Tue, 02/18/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us Tuesday, February 18th as we join Paul larrobino and guests for Our Bold Voices, Trans and Non Binary Stories and Song prmoting their upcoming event at the Elliot Center February 22nd.   Paul will appear with storytellers, Marilyn Lowles and Tyler Horan. They... Read more

Special Melting Pot with Yorik Jones

Airs at: Tue, 02/18/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for The Melting Pot
Yorik Jones sub hosts this week's "Melting Pot". Tune in for an apopcalyptic tour of "World Beat", plus a special audio tribute to some of my personal Black American heroes in honor of Black History Month. Plus it'll sound real good... Read more

It Takes All of Us

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Join Rural Organizing Project this week as they take us to Marion County where we learn about the power of interfaith organizing and the successes that are possible when hundreds of volunteers join together in a moment of crisis. This episode features a story about the pow... Read more

Spurs Night! with Toody Cole & Jenny Don't Live on Drinking From Puddles for 02/19/2020 !!

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Drinking from Puddles
   The unfortunate passing of Old-PDX/Satyricon nightclub icon Bruno Berger has spawned a Memorial Rock-N-Shop and Benefit to be held at Dante's in Downtown Portland on 02/21/2020, which will include among an amazing roster of Satyricon-band vets, a special rare appearance ... Read more

Diversity Inc. The Failure of a Billion Dollar Business

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Between 2014 and 2016 Google spent $265 million dollars to diversify their workforce, but their percentage of black employees remains at 2%. Today on Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande talks to award-winning journalist, professor at New York University, and author of the recently ... Read more

The Songcircle welcomes a pair of Eyelids, and the return of Larry Beckett!

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
This week, we take a deep dive into The Accidental Falls, the new, Peter Buck-produced album from Portland's Eyelids, with the help of the band's celebrated frontmen, John Moen and Chris Slusarenko, and lyricist Larry Beckett. John's a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fam... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews installation artist Yoonhee Choi (PRONOUNCED CHWAY) about her installation Wythe

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Feb 25, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews installation artist Yoonhee Choi (PRONOUNCED CHWAY) about her installation Wythe, on now at Front of House Gallery through April 16. Choi, who trained as an architect, talks about making cotton paper from the ... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Featured guest Amelia Diaz Ettinger; additional poems by Tahereh Saffarzadeh Read more

Live in Studio: HORRENDUS 3D

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 10:00pm - Thu, 03/05/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Life During Wartime
HORREUNDUS 3D plays classic Portland Crust, and will join us in the studio tonight!   (Nasti, who was going to play, has to reschedule. Look for them this summer sometime!) Read more

Lebanese Cinema on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 03/06/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Portlander Noor-Petra Hamiel is on hand to discuss Lebanese cinema, including the recent Capernaum. Noor is a native of the country, and in Portland is a caterer and restauranteur, but also an avid film viewer. She joins Mona and the rest for a wide-ranging discussion.      Read more

THANK YOU for supporting the Winter Drive!

  Dear KBOO Community,  THANK YOU for your support during our recent Winter Drive! We made our goal and then some thanks to you. In just 3 days, we raised over $18,000! Woohoo! Because of your generosity, KBOO is able to bring volunteer powered, community focused radio to... Read more

ITEM NEEDED: Suitcase (carry on size)

Hey KBOO Community, We're in need of a carry-on size roller suitcase for our tabling team. Got one to donate? Please contact the station manager at manager [at] kboo [dot] fm or 503-231-8032.  Item must be in new or great condition. We put a lot of miles on our suitecases... Read more

Accepting Program Proposals for music shows

  We have openings for new music shows! We are looking to fill Monday Midnight -3am (Feels like Sunday Night) and Tuesday Midnihgt -3am (Feels like Monday Night). they will most likely be every other week timeslots     If you are interested, please fill out the Program ... Read more