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The Dying Grass by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 09/17/2015 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of 10 novels, 4 collections of short fiction, a memoir, 6 works of non-fiction (including the 7-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down), and numerous articles. His latest work is The Dying Grass: A Novel ... Read more

Interview: Chanel Adair

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for The Underground
Youth Collective members Ryan and River interview Chanel Adair, multimedia artis, about her current show at Blackwater, 835 NE Broadway, for The Underground. The topic of the show was "Art". Read more

Caldera Arts Camp: Everybody's got a little light under the Sun

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for The Underground
Every summer, Caldera students from Central Oregon and Portland come together for an 8-10 day intensive arts and nature camp experience. Camp is held at the Caldera Arts Center located on 120 acres of mountain and forest land at the edge of Blue Lake near Sisters, Oregon. W... Read more

Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club Comic - Extended Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
In this extended version of our May 2015 conversation with Chuck Palahniuk we hear more about the inspirations behind Fight Club 2, the all-new serialized story from Dark Horse Comics featuring art by Cameron Stewart and David Mack.  Chuck recounts the history of collaborat... Read more

David Dante Troutt, "The Price of Paradise"

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Patricia, O.B. and Emma speak with David Dante Troutt about his book, "The Price of Paradise: The Costs of Inequality and a Vision for a More Equitable America." David Dante Troutt is Professor of Law and Justice John J. Francis Scholar at the Rutgers University-Newark Law ... Read more

Only in Portland - Extended Audio

Airs at: Thu, 02/26/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for The Film Show
Portland has long been an incubator for idiosyncratic art, and in this extended web-only episode we bring you three bold new examples.  Carla Rossi (aka Anthony Hudson) brings a festival of Queer Horror films and "campfire storytelling" to the Hollywood Theatre, with the su... Read more

Renee Watson, This Side of Home

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Maya Younger and her identical twin sister, Nikki, have always agreed on the important things. Friends. Boys. School. They even plan to attend the same historically African American college. But nothing can always remain the same. As their Portland neighborhood goes from ro... Read more

Poetic License KBOO Episode 1.5

Airs at: Sun, 02/15/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Poetic License

Poetic License KBOO Episode 1.0

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Poetic License

Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, both published by the Pioneers organization.   She also invites listeners to view "Racing ... Read more