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Jack Ohman - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2005 conversation with Jack Ohman. Jack is the Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist who spend 20 years in Portland drawing cartoons for the Oregonian newspaper before moving ... Read more

Film at 11, for Friday, Jan., 12, 2024, with a double dose of Jeff Godsil on some film essentials

Airs at: Fri, 01/12/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
  This week we look at three recent classics. • First, Jeff Godsil re-assesses Diabolique, Henri-Georges's Hitchcockian thriller from 1955. • Next, Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time of the film de look classic from 1981, Diva. • Finally,  Jeff re-visits Eternal Sunshine of ... Read more

Late January Sounds Unsound

Airs at: Sun, 01/28/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
New releases of new music Read more

Sounds Unsound early January

Airs at: Sun, 01/14/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
First show of the year Read more

In memory of Cai Emmons

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Today’s show is dedicated to the memory of Cai Emmons, author, screenwriter, and teacher, and one of my favorite guests over the years. In early 2021, Cai was diagnosed with bulbar-onset ALS, a debilitating disease which first takes away the power of speech before affecting... Read more

Hannah Theiss

Airs at: Tue, 01/09/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Jan 9, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Hannah Theiss (PRONOUNCED TICE) about her show Aphelion, which is on now through Jan 27 at Blackfish Gallery. Theiss talks about moving from her day job in graphic design through printing making to large scal... Read more

There's a Whole Year Ahead

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns with music and some radio theater. This week we conclude our Diesel Punk Dr Who Adventure, Storrm Warning. Featured on today's show will be some woodwind & guitar duets by Paul Desmond & Gabor Szabo, and Herbie Mann & Duane Allman. Piano Solos by Count Bas... Read more

Rolando Chía: Batelages. La Fauna Nociva (The Noxious Fauna).

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Recordings by Rolando Chía from 1989 playing a Sound Sculpture at the University Museum of Arts and Sciences, and La Fauna Nociva (The Noxious Fauna), recordings from 1985 to 2004. Read more

The Monday Sampler New Year's Show

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Went into the studio to start off the new year and as always had some tech problems but was able to put together a swingin show. With the likes of Coleman Hawkins, Anita O'Day, Duke Ellington, tiny Grimes, sidney Bechet, Grant Green, May Lou Williams, and even some Dean Mar... Read more

We return to the world of James Bond for Friday, 5 January, on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week we are joined by Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time for a full episode to discuss the second James Bond film, From Russia With Love, on the occasion of the British Film Institiute's recent monograph on the film, published on October 6, 2022 Read more