Arts and Culture


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New CDs in music library February, 2013

  V/A    R&B Hipshakers Vol. 3    Vampisoul    R&B Bjork    Bastards    One Little Indian    Rock Gurf Morlix    Finds the Prest Tense    Football    Rock Yellow Red    Sparks    ORG    Rock Armor De Dias    The House At Sea    Merge    Alternative Adam Brock    Poplar Trees ... Read more

Kimberly Stowers Moreland , author of "African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history"

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Guest Kimberly Stowers Moreland is the author of African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history.  From hundreds of black and white and sepia-toned photos, Moreland pieced together a slice of the local African American narrative, one that reflects how prior to World War ... Read more

The Hinterland: Chad Essley and John McAfee

Airs at: Thu, 01/24/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
John McAfee (yes, that John McAfee) is the guest on this special edition of Words and Pictures, along with local animator Chad Essley, who's been maintaining the blog and is now working on the graphic memoir The Hinterland. Along with discussions of The Hint... Read more

Barry Deutsch and Jenn Manley Lee

Airs at: Thu, 01/10/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Celebrated Portland comics artists Barry Deutsch and Jenn Manley Lee have been collaborating and inspiring each other since high school.  Their separate projects, Barry's Hereville and Jenn's Dicebox, began as epic web comics but have now been collected and printed in hardc... Read more

KBOO Programmer Top Ten Lists of 2012

Our annual top ten lists by your hard working knowledgeable fun and talented Disc Jockeys of KBOO! These are listed by the order in which they were turned in, so make sure to keep checking back, as we add more lists to the list! Happy New Year! -- Jamillah, host of Guess Wh... Read more

New Xmas and Holiday Releases 2012

KBOO Christmas 2012   12-14-12 Dwight Trible/Paul Zauner        Dwight Christmas            PAO Michael Tinholme            The Lost Christmas Card        Blue Planet    Spencer Day                If Christma doesn’t Kill Me        Concord Jamie Leonhart                ... Read more

Do Jump Theatre & NW Children's Theatre

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with two theatre companies featuring professional holiday youth productions: Seeds of Hope at Do Jump! and Peter Pan at Northwest Children's Theatre & School. We'll hear from director Aaron Wheeler-Kay at Do Jump! and co-founder managing director Judy Kaf... Read more

Programming Volunteer Spotlight: DON MERRILL

Don Merrill is a relatively new volunteer here at KBOO, and has been on the air mostly as a news reporter. However, he’s also taken it upon himself to do a web only show called “The Talk”, where he interviews some of the more famous people who request air time on KBOO, as w... Read more


Airs at: Wed, 09/26/2012 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
Here's our full show from September, about Philosophy and the Meaning of Life. UFO cults, big ideas, and more! Read more

Author Chrisetta Mosley, "Shop, Cook, Eat: Outside of the Box"

Airs at: Thu, 11/01/2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In her book Shop, Cook, Eat: Outside of the Box, author Chrisetta Mosley tells how she lost 170 pounds by stepping outside of the prepared food box. The goal is to help readers reconnect with their food and take control of their health in very own kitchen using whole, natur... Read more