Arts and Culture

KBOOs 51st Birthday Party and Birthday Cake Potluck

Join us on Sunday June 2nd from 2-4pm at KBOO Community Radio 20 SE 8th Avenue for our 51st Birthday Party! It's a BIRTHDAY CAKE POTLUCK, so bring the cake you want to eat in this world, and come celebrate with music, fun, station tours, casual converstation, and Birthday ... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Jerry Chrisman, John Campbell, Karyn O'Bryant

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Back in the Golden Age of Radio, even before KBOO, in fact, even before Ira Glass, there was a short-lived, though influential network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company. They did things differently than the big networks at the time – the Columbia Broadcasting Systems a... Read more

Oval

Airs at: Thu, 08/08/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Wilk's debut novel is a strange, vivid thought experiment. In a near-future Berlin, scientist Anja lives in an eco-settlement on an artificial mountain . . . Anja’s quiet, shy analysis turns a critical eye to our future, asking daring questions of how the desire to chan... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Mary Weaver Chapin of the Portland Art Museum about Paris 1900

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 11:30 am Joseph Gallivan interviews Mary Weaver Chapin of the Portland Art Museum about Paris 1900, which is on now through Sept. 8, 2019. Chapin, the museum’s Curator of Prints and Drawings, talks about the World’s Fair in Paris of 1900,  how th... Read more

Sean the Bus Driver, First Half of Alter: Reality Theater on 06/15/19

Airs at: Sat, 06/15/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Alter: Reality Theater
Sean The Bus Driver covered the first half of this episode with weird jazz and African music. Read more

Sean The Bus Driver calls Die Laughing Records 06.14.2019

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 06/15/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Sean Interviews Lord Prosser from Paris France and Rob Trisler from Sacramento. Playlist provided by Jillian Elizabeth, Go Go Go Girl of Die Laughing Records. Here are some links to acquaint you with both Lord Prosser and Die Laughing Records. From Lord Prosser's Bandcamp... Read more

Excerpts from The Comedians, a history of American Comedy, By Kliph Nesteroff, Part 3

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/18/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
In the late 1950's the show business establishment hated the two hottest comics of the day, Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl. And did all it could to derail their careers. It was not until comedian Redd Foxx began to appear on a series of "party records" that anyone thought that t... Read more

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Karen Russell, author of the new book Orange World and Other Stories. Orange World is Karen’s fifth book, following the novel Swamplandia!, the novella Sleep Donation, and two collections of short fiction – St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolv... Read more

Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week the Film at 11  welcomes Just Jess, of the Monday Sampler to discuss some recent Netflix movies including Unicorn Store, and Rim of the World.   Corrections: The film Mumbai Hotel takes place in the far East.  Rafiki, mentioned a few weeks ago, takes place in Ke... Read more

Bill Griffith: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Bill Griffith's remarkable 50-year career as an artist runs the gamut from alternative comics to graphic novels to such pop-culture oddities as Wacky Packages trading cards. Best known as the creator of the satirical daily newspaper comic Zippy the Pinhead, Griffith has... Read more