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Audio Comix

Produced for Audio Comix
  Comedy without the pictures. Read more

Between Us

  General Interest. Science, politics, literature, popular culture, comedy, arts & music, etc.   Read more

Bread And Butter

  Interviews and stories about housing and employment in the Portland area Read more

Bright Spark

  Bright Spark is a podcast about harm reduction. In this podcast series we interview people doing the bold, innovative, and necessary work that is saving lives and fighting against the stigmatization of drug use and drug users.       Hosted by Alec Dunn - nurse and har... Read more

Bring Back Reality w/ Keith Bloom & Scotty Sounds!

Please check out our mixcloud page for all our archived shows!!! https://www.mixcloud.com/bringbackreality/ Welcome to our Realm ! Music, Food, Art, Humor, Culture, Improv, Interviews, People, Life, PDX and Suprise Characters will create the show we get to share with you. ... Read more


  Part 'feed your soul', part 'food for thought', BroadBand is a podcast that features personal wellness tips and public affairs information because you need to take care of yourself in order to take care of the world. Hosted by Dennise M. Kowalczyk. Facebook Web Read more

Century Of Lies

Produced for Century Of Lies
  Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other rec... Read more

Communism and the Environment

This podcast explores practical steps to save the environment through self-reform, as well as living in a society where everybody shares. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100016576237876 Read more

Dead Moon Night

Produced for Dead Moon Night
This is an interview with Toody Cole, Chloe Eudaly, Polly Anne Birge, and Robin Mullins about Dead Moon Night, Thursday October 5th at 6pm at City Hall - 1221 SW 4th Avenue in Portland Join Portland City Hall and Commissioner Chloe Eudaly in commemorating the legendary ban... Read more

Dharma Wheel

Tune in for new and vintage political/spiritual/radical folk and rock music. Music has always been a healing and transformative force in culture. In the1960s we saw the birth of folk/rock music –a convergence of music. culture and activism that changed a nation. We are livi... Read more

DI Squared: Dream It, Do It

DI Squared is a program about entrepreneurs of color in the Portland area.  Each week we feature an entrepreneur who tells the story about getting started.  We also present a resource organization that provides services to businesses in getting started.  And we raise---and ... Read more

Dine' Bila'ashla'ii - Human Beings with 5 Fingers

  ---> Our Mission is: To bring you the voices of Dine'tah—to create a shared vision for the world we want to live in. And inform and inspire YOU into action. “You are the change you've been waiting for”. We will create a forum where we can learn together, define our ... Read more

Ejammz Hits Show

Old school funk and  mixes  dances hits Read more

En La Luna

En La Luna will be answering a relevant news and provide analysis and space on the radio. This talk show would be combined with music with positive messages. The idea is to transmit the news and give voice to the voiceless. Read more

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KBOO DJs review albums that are new to the KBOO library! Read more

Funny You Should Say That

A presentation of comedy performers, writers, artists from Portland, Oregon, and beyond, plus an audio sketch just for laughs. Read more

Hello Vancouver

News, interviews, and information about life and public affairs on the north side of the Columbia River.   Read more

I Love This Place PDX

Produced for I Love This Place PDX
To foster a youth-oriented dialogue about gentrification and other forms of community change through community-based storytelling that ultimately displays the neighborhood pride and identity present in Albina and other changing Portland neighborhoods.    Read more

I See You

An immigrant on a gentrifying block and the lovely mess of community making. The first series of I See You starts out in a rapidly changing inner city of Portland (OR), as neighbors find common ground and ask who we can be, together.  Boozy block parties, neighbor noise, co... Read more

Irish Ways

Rhona Coughlan is from Cork, Ireland. She is thrilled to be in Portland and working at KBOO this summer, using this show to tell you all about Ireland Read more

Jazz in the New Millennium

Jazz in the New Millennium is hosted by longtime music journalist, educator and radio host Rick Mitchell. Each one-hour program showcases an individual living jazz artist, placing their work in historical perspective, from their earliest recordings to their most recent. T... Read more

Justice Hope Freedom

Purpose: Justice. Hope. Freedom. Learn about the issues of sex trafficking & exploitation and where this issue intersects with other societal ills such as violence, abuse, poverty, gangs, etc.  Here I will highlight individuals and organizations that are working to bring ju... Read more

King Tursi Music Hour

Produced for King Tursi Music Hour
This is a music and talk show from two old friends in their 60’s who love to discover, listen, and talk about music.  Each show will have a unique theme by which the guys will bring you great songs from the last six decades as well background discussion about the artists, s... Read more

Left of Center

My podcast is designed to be an approximately 15 minute show focusing on news and public affairs. the program will be intertwined with occasional guests and a variety of music. Left of Center is intended to look at news and public affairs from a far left perspective.   Read more

Life Counts Coaching

a life coaching program helping you through the daily challenges of life, and giving you the tools to cope on a day-to-day basis. Read more

Live on KBOO Second Stream

Local Folks

Driving an elderly person to the doctor, sitting with a terminally ill patient so their care giver can take a much-needed break, gleaning and distributing surplus food and firewood to needy households, reading to elementary school children: These are all ways local people w... Read more

My Zine

Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio.  Observations and opinions, commentary and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman.  Random, thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories read straight from the local paper, to personal c... Read more

Neon Music Country Legacy

Neon Music Country Legacy is dedicated and continuing the visionary work of music radio programmer and creator Bert Gagnon. Bert’s idea for music radio programming centers around showcasing the songwriters and composers of popular country, pop, folk, bluegrass, blues, and r... Read more

Off The Shelf

OFF THE SHELF is a podcast highlighting radical library workers, knowledge activists, and information freedom fighters who are transforming, enriching, and empowering lives in the diverse communities they serve. Join host Bob Abbey and his guests for lively discussions of t... Read more

Open Air

Open Air is a guest driven entertainment talk show featuring engaging, entertaining, informative and provocative conversations with celebrities, authors, local personalities, musicians, members of our community and beyond. Open Air is a place for people to tell their st... Read more

Peace, Love and Soup

  Bringing you a significant soup each month, along with culture, cooking and conversation!     Audio nourishment for both the heart and mind.     Click here for the program blog & Click below to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/peaceloveandsoup/?ref=aymt... Read more

Portland Resistance Calendar

Thanks for your support. I'm unable to come back to this work, and I hope that someone else is or will be able to take this on. (And if you hear of someone who has, let me know & I'll update this page) - vj In the meantime, you may want to check: pdxactivist.org (where y... Read more

Prison Breakdown

Prison Breakdown explores the past, present, and potential futures of mass incarceration, blending cutting edge academic research with the perspectives of people with direct experience with the criminal justice system.  Host Nicole Solomon Lindahl coordinated a college prog... Read more

Probable Cause podcast

Podcast on local and national politics by Patrick.   Read more


Produced for Profiles
  Profiles is a KBOO podcast that explores criminalization, gentrification, displacement and grassroots community resilience Profiles is a unique KBOO podcast series that explores how our communities define crime and criminals, what are the effects of labeling communities ... Read more

Progressive Spirit

Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Progressive Spirit talks intelligently about spirituality and social justice. Listen to interviews with top scholars, authors, social justice activists, and spiritual leaders from around the world.  Download or subscribe via iTunes! Read more

Radio Free Palestine

A special collaborative broadcast with KBOO and other stations   Read more

Retired...or ReWired?

This is a 20-part series on aging in Portland.  What it's like to get old in a City that worships youth...And we ask the question:  is Portland a good place in which to get old? Read more

Rhythm Jam

  ---> The program will aim to bring the listener music which is inherently connected to the roots of Blues and early Jazz, with an occasional helping of historic narrative from me to relate the music played to its place of importance. It may be from that period, or much ... Read more

Rose City Rip Hop

  --->   Hosted by Khalid Mosley Read more

The 5ive

The 5ive is oregons home for hip hop, r&b and local underground music. We bring all the music that doesnt get much play in our state and pair it with the many talented artists that would otherwise have no outlet for their music. We play 3 to 5 locals and do 1 or 2 interview... Read more

The Amazing Acro-Cats!

Moe Bowstern inteviews Samantha Martin and Polly Smith of The Amazing Acro-Cats.  The Amazing Acro-Cats, and their human staff, are devoted to promoting cat-training awareness and supporting feline adoption and rescue across the country. Our mission is to show cat lovers ... Read more

The Delphic Wristwatch

  --->   The Delphic Wristwatch combines language collage with dense musical textures in a concoction designed to re-orient the listener toward a hypothetical alternate reality – a Dadaist dark ride from another universe’s EPCOT Center. For more information, visit thedelp... Read more

The Ethiopian Ball

Based on an actual event, The Ethiopian Ball takes place in Charleston, South Carolina, near the end of the American Revolutionary War.  Narrator of The Ethiopian Ball is actress/singer Ashley Jordan, in the role of Crissy.  Says Jordan, “The Ethiopian Ball is a rare jewel ... Read more

The Flow

  --->   Welcome to The Flow - Where Music & Metaphysics* Lift You Higher   We hold the power at every moment to tap our inner resources and change our lives. The Flow uses ancient sounds, international rhythms, metaphysics and mental management strategies to help clear i... Read more

The Hollywood Murders: A Day in May

This is a series on the hate crime that took place at the Hollywood metro station on May 26, 2017.   Read more

The Other Bridge

Music diversity of genres bridges the gap between all musical tastes, ages of the listeners, and referring to Portland's many bridges.  In music, there is usually a bridge in the song transitioning from one verse or the chorus to some new insight in the direction of the son... Read more

The Speciesism Podcast

  --->   Exploring speciesism in relation to war, classism, sexism, racism, and more. Read more

The Spirit of the Forest

  The Spirit of the Forest is an audio drama / dark comedy, where each episode spans an array of vignettes, ideas, and other audio worth considering.  Featuring experimental narratives, improvised sketch comedy, sad stories, discussions, satire & parody, obtuse audio envir... Read more

The Staple

Produced for The Staple
  Portraits of artists. Portraits of everyone. Portraits of anyone. Anyone who has left a mark, made a dent or cracked a wall, applied color to canvas or brushed their fingers through water, darned yarn or punched a typewriter, defended and resisted, held the room breathle... Read more

This Is How We See It

  A Syndicated Radio Talk Show about life and what's happening in National and Entertainment news. Read more

Through Our Own Eyes

When colonialism is spoken about in the USA it is often as a foreign practice of old empires.Through Our Own Eyes is a multimedia project illuminating the truth behind colonialism in Boriken. Boriken,known by its colonized name ,Puerto Rico, is a free associated state ( or ... Read more

Unsung Heroes of Jazz

  ---> Recordings from mid 40s to mid 60s of artists who never got the recognition they deserved. Read more

Upside Downtrodden

  --->   Informative and entertaining talk about the issues that matter. The Upside Downtrodden podcast is the voice for our mission to create a new civilization. Each episode we discuss issues important to the effort to create a more sustainable, more peaceful, and mor... Read more


Upstream is an interview and documentary series that invites you to unlearn everything you thought you knew about economics. Weaving together interviews, field-recordings, rich sound-design, and great music, each episode of Upstream will take you on a journey exploring a th... Read more

Wacky Cafe

What a place!! The drinks are overflowing, friends are prevalent and the burgers are extra delicious. Your table mates will be Keith, skinny man in a big man's body, with major passion for food, biking, Portland and music. Daniel, who is an incredible chef with a overall we... Read more

Writers on Craft

Yoga for the Body Politic

In Yoga for the Body Politic, Devon and Chris consider how we might use body and mind practices, such as yoga or meditation, to more deeply investigate and address issues of social justice. They aim to encourage the self- knowledge that empowers us to bring about change in ... Read more