Arts and Culture

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Independent Book Sellers

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
c; and host O B Hill, Reflections Mirror Image Books will discuss the challenges and rewards facing independent booksellers. Nationally the numbers are dwindling. Competition from chain stores and online vendors is fierce. Prospects for success are slim, at best. Why would ... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Our Artist in Residence, Marisa Anderson, goes on a full US Tour

Our artist in residence Marisa Anderson,  goes on a full US tour as of Friday!Marisa's residency at KBOO was about delving into songs in our public domain, and she'll be playing some of the songs in her set.  She'll also have the Elizabeth Cotten/Marisa Anderson split 7" fo... Read more

D'Norgia Taylor, "If By Chance"

Airs at: Thu, 09/05/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
D'Norgia Taylor writes science fiction for all ages and all kinds of people.  "A lot of it is about escape -- getting away from whatever the issues...that you want to escape from -- or to."  Her latest work, If By Chance, deals with a generational curse that besets a small ... Read more

Cacophony Zone Trips - The Inception

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Between The Covers
Web extra: Carrie Galbraith (co-editor, along with John Law and Kevin Evans, of Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society) recounts the early days of the Cacophony Zone Trips, before the notorious Zone Trip Four inpired the founding of the Burning Man Arts Fesival.Click ... Read more

John Law and Carrie Galbraith at Powell's Books - part two

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Between The Covers
John Law and Carrie Galbraith are the co-editors (along with Kevin Evans) of Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society.  On June 14, 2013, they appeared before a standing-room-only crowd at Powell's City of Books.  KBOO's Between the Covers presents part two of the uncut... Read more

John Law and Carrie Galbraith at Powell's Books - part one

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Between The Covers
John Law and Carrie Galbraith are the co-editors (along with Kevin Evans) of Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society. On June 14, 2013, they appeared before a standing-room-only crowd at Powell's City of Books. KBOO's Between the Covers presents part one of the uncut a... Read more

John Law and Carrie Galbraith: Tales of the SF Cacophony Society

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Between The Covers
Culture-jammers extraordinaire John Law and Carrie Galbraith join host S.W. Conser for a special hour-long edition of Between the Covers.Some twenty-odd years ago, John and Carrie (inadvertently) helped found the Burning Man Arts Festival and the Billboard Liberation Front,... Read more

POWfest Summer Docs and TBA's The Works

Airs at: Fri, 08/23/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for The Film Show
For their Summer Documentary Series, POWfest is bringing award-winning filmmaker Ondi Timoner to Portland to screen her docs DIG! and We Live in Public.  Jenn Chavez gets Ondi on the line to talk about her career in feature films as well as her new web-channel A Total Disru... Read more

New Jazz Releases August 9, 2013

Agachiko                Yes!                        AccurateRon Aprea                Remembering Blakey                Early AutumnMiles Black/Grant Stewart        Live at Cory Weed’s                Cellar LiveBarra Brown                Songs for a Young Heart           ... Read more