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Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Space Patrol verses The Super Brain

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
 The Sampler returns with a thrilling episode from the classic science fiction radio series Space Patrol, The Super Brain of Balmer Castro . As we kick off the next four weeks of the KBOO's No Frills Membership Drive! Also on tap will be lots of music featuring Oliver Nelso... Read more

For 16 Feb, 2024, a suite of reviews

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week the Film at 11 crew talk about Ghost World (Jeff Godsil), Three Outlaw Samurai and Dragon Inn (Gremlin Time's Matthew), and reviews of I am Greta, Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds, the new documentary from Werner Herzog, and the Criterion Collection release o... Read more

Erik Reel

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Erik Reel about his show “Street” which runs at Laura Vincent Design & Gallery through March 2. Reel talks about abstraction, the connection between painting and music, Cy Twombly, and his paintings "Origi... Read more

Bon Ton Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns with an entertaining two hours of Monday afternoon listening. Dropping by today's show will be Evan Schlaes of The New Iberians to tell us about the Mardi Gras Dance Party going on at Artichole Music on Tuesday Night < Read more

The Great Gatsby onstage with playwright Maeve Z O'Connor and director Loriann Schmidt

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, first published in 1925, is a classic of American literature. It’s an evergreen story of love and jealousy, wealth and status, and the promise and perils of the American Dream, all taking place during the 1920s in the U.S., the ... Read more

Joe Sacco: Footnotes in Gaza - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2010 conversation with Portland artist and self-styled "war junkie" Joe Sacco. Sacco has carved out a niche in the publishing world for his war reportage comics.  For more than t... Read more

Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays, authors of Kitchen Heat: a Restaurantland Romance

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays, authors of the new novel Kitchen Heat: A Restaurantland Romance. Kathleen and Clark are writing partners and a couple in real life, going on 26 years of marriage. Their previous books include four novels in The ... Read more

The Dark Days Have Passed

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns as the days get a little bit longer. Featured on today's show will be a reairing of a recent review by DK Holm and Matthew of a just released box set of 5 video discs from The Critirion Collection of a series of westerns released in the late 1950's starrin... Read more