Arts and Culture

BLIND at Chapel Theatre Collective

Airs at: Tue, 01/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae starts the new year off with the first of three shows featuring original works during the Fertile Ground Festival. Debuting before the festival is BLIND, the world premiere of Bonnie Ratner's new play produced by the Chapel Theatre Collective. We'll talk with Bonnie... Read more

End of the Year Show

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Last show of the year for the Sampler. Fortunato filled the afternoon with lots of music. With some serious jam sessions, and a set of gypsy jazz. In the last hour, SW Conser and former KBOO volunteer Josh drop in to talk about Josh's travels in Asia, and Fortunato gives a ... Read more

INDIGIFI-Identity

Airs at: Tue, 12/31/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts presents the final episode of the 4-part series INDIGIFI-Definition of Resilience, a documentaries about Indigenous hip hop artists produced and hosted by Alexis Sallee of INDIGEFI and distributed by Native Voice One. This episode is called Identity” and it... Read more

Black Light by Kimberly King Parsons

Airs at: Thu, 01/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Kimberly King Parsons, author of the story collection Black Light from Vintage Books. Kim’s fiction has been published in The Paris Review, Best Small Fictions 2017, Black Warrior Review, No Tokens, Kenyon Review, and other journals. And her book ... Read more

Reading by Judith Arcana

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
If you’ve been listening to “Poetry and Everything” regularly, or even now&then, you know that the past several months have included shows with various formats (that is, not what had been the standard in the first three years of the show). This one, too, is different, in bo... Read more

Raina Telgemeier

Airs at: Thu, 12/26/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Raina Telgemeier has become a rock star among school-age readers, with her graphic memoirs Smile and Guts and her interactive how-to book Share Your Smile.  Scholastic Books launched the Graphix imprint based on Raina's comics adaptations of Ann M. Martin's Baby-Sitters ... Read more

The Father Christmas Letters presented by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Once again The Sampler presents our annual holiday special The Father Christmas Letters, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and read to us by Katherine Dunn. Also some seasonal and non seasonal music.  Read more

Gamelan Wahyu/Agents of Ecco/Breath Live on KBOO FM

Airs at: Fri, 12/27/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 12/28/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Gamelan Wahyu Dari Langit is the only Balinese Gamelan that calls it's home Portland, Oregon. The fast-paced, percussive style of Belaganjur (aka marching Gamelan) is rhythmically layered, metallically hypnotic, raucously defining a sonic ritual space. A lighter, smaller, m... Read more

Lavish T

Airs at: Thu, 12/19/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews the Portland based artist Lavish T about his rapping career. Lavish T can be supported on instagram @_tvhjpvmps. In addition to interviewing him, Ji gives a shoutout to all of the talented artists that were on her show this year. The Express Y... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 12/23/19

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/24/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
On this special Christmas-Eve Eve edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, which, by the way, was Mel Torme’s favorite radio show, we spread holiday cheer with actor and master storyteller David Loftus. David hosts the long-running series “Story Time for Grownups”, which celebrat... Read more