Arts and Culture

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

Rene Denfeld Encore

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents an encore broadcast of Portland author Rene Denfeld about The Butterfly Girl, her sequel to the The Child Finder. Her follow up to her book about Naomi, a private investigator, an exceptional young woman who has a talent for finding lost children. In this n... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Jon Gottshall about his show 16 Cranes

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Dec. 17, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Photographer Jon Gottshall [ponounced GOTCH-ALL] about his show 16 Cranes, which is on now at Gallery 114 through December 27. School teacher Gottshall made a dozen trips to the Willamette River superfund sit... Read more

The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
As we do every year, we present excerpts from "The Father Christmas Letters" by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are letters that he wrote to his children every year at Christmas starting in the mid 1920's when they were very young and right up to the eve of World War 2. In the letter... Read more