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Cossa Nostra, Los Monjes: En Vivo en el Politécnico

Airs at: Fri, 08/25/2023 at 10:00pm - Sat, 08/26/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Jean Sheppard, Katherine Dunn, and the Fantastic Four

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/22/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Sort of a mash up tonight on Gremlin Time. We present a repeat episode from the 1980's with Katherine Dunn reading Jean Sheppard's short story about playground politics, Scud Farkas and the Murderous Maria. Featuring many of the same characters as in the movie A Christmas S... Read more

It Came From The Archives

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Featured on today's program will be some past performances by local musicians live from the studio. Featuring Bob & Bean, Shook Twins and Saloon Ensemble. Otherwise lots of classic oldies from Earth Wind and Fire, Dan Hicks, Carlos Santana, Marvin Gaye, It's A Beatutifull D... Read more

Now it is time for our long awaited survey of films by Douglas Sirk and Rock Hudson, on Film at 11 for Friday, September 15, 2023

Airs at: Fri, 09/15/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
One of the great Hollywood collaborations was that between Douglas Sirk and Rock Hudson at Universal, which we examine today with glances at two documentaries Rock Hudson's Home Movies, and Rock Hudson: All that Heaven Allowed, plus Written on the Wind, the BFI film classic... Read more

Friends and family is the theme for this week's Film at 11 for Friday, 25 August, 2023

Airs at: Fri, 08/25/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week Jeff Godsil discusses Kubrick's Barry Lyndon from 1970, and Matthew of KBOO's, Gremlin Time reviews My Salinger Years, but we also take the listener through some of the new shows that are hitting streaming services. Read more

History Mystery and Odyssey - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation with British filmmaker Martin Cooper and independent animators Rose Bond, Joanna Priestley, and Joan Gratz, we take a deeper dive into Portland's reputation as a hub for independent animation. History, Mystery, and Odyssey is Martin's most ... Read more

In memory of Melinda Peterson, a rebroadcast featuring Phil Proctor, David Ossman, David Koff, Sam Mowry, and Jonathan Stark

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
Melinda Peterson passed away earlier this month. She was an immensely gifted actress on stage, screen, and radio, and a kind and generous human being. I met Melinda only twice in person, when she accompanied her husband, Phil Proctor of the legendary comedy troupe Firesign ... Read more

Land Art Terra Incognita

Airs at: Tue, 08/22/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
[NEW LAPTOP, PIX GONE SIDEWAYS, SORRY. LOOK AT LIFE DIFFERENTLY] On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at 11.30 am Joseph Gallivan interviews multiple artists about Terra Incognita, a land art show at the Verdency Project in Troutdale through Sunday, August 27. On a preview tour of ... Read more

Nuclear matters and some surprises on Film at 11, for Friday, 18 August, 2023

Airs at: Fri, 08/18/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Jeff Godsil turns laser like attention to the complex hit film Oppenheimer, while the rest of the gang has some surprises in store. Read more

Converge 45

Airs at: Tue, 08/15/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Aug 15, 2023, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews curator Christian Viveros-Fauné and artistic director Portland artist Derek Franklin about Converge 45, a city wide arts festival staring August 24. Will art save Portland? The pair talk about the idea of a bie... Read more