Arts and Culture

KBOO response to COVID19

Portland Youth Philharmonic continues historic run with diverse roster of composers

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Portland Youth Philharmonic continues its historic 96th season, on Saturday, March 7th at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland.  To preview the concert, KBOO's Ken Jones spoke with the Philharmonic’s Musical Director, David Hattner about what attendees can e... Read more

Celebrating Women's History: a Look Back, 3/05/2020

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Black Book Talk revisits interviews by and about iconic women.  Some are well-known, others not so much.  The voices of Dr Maya Angelou (speaking and singing), Ilyasah Shabazz (Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz' middle daughter) and Rosemary Reed Miller (biograher of African-Am... Read more

Music and talk with film critic DK Holm

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns with some music for your Monday afternoon. Stopping in will be film critic DK Holm to talk about some interesting telvision shows and DVDs to watch. Read more

Weird Portland United

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Good Vibes Only
Weird Portland United is a non-profit organization which envisions a Portland devoid of barriers where citizens feel free to take risks, find success through living to their full creative potential, and take pride in their unique way of doing things. WPU discovers, promote... Read more

Reinhardt's Garden

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Jacov Reinhardt and his faithful assistant roam South America in a quixotic search for the essence of melancholy—an enterprise that makes Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo, their rough contemporary, come off as a levelheaded pragmatist. To follow Reinhardt, fueled by amounts... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 03/19/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Novelists don’t need to dream the end of the world anymore—they need to wake up to it. Jenny Offill is one of today’s few essential voices, because she writes about essential things, in sentences so clipped and glittering it’s as if they are all cut from one diamond.”–J... Read more

My Red Heaven

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "A superb evocation of a specific time and place—Berlin, 10 June 1927—that captures the intellectual ferment, the descent into decadence, and rise of Nazism during the Weimar Republic. With historically precise detailing and grimly gorgeous imagery, Lance Olsen portrays ... Read more

Squirrels Know on 02/28/20

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
Let's talk about the issues of our time from my very well informed GenZ perspective. Pay attention, join us and you'll do great. Also! Listen in for some cool songs !!    :)   Read more

Film director Kelly Reichardt discusses her new film First Cow on Film at 11, Friday March 20

Airs at: Fri, 03/20/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Director Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy, Certain Women) discusses her latest film First Cow, set in and shot in Oregon.  Read more

OUR 100th EPISODE! (It Takes A Village To Build A Village)

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 12:00am - Tue, 03/31/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast