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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Danny Thompson RIP

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Produced for Jazz Lives!
     A 2 hours tribute to the great Danny Thompson, who was a sax, flute, alto sax, Neptunian liblefto, percussionist and vocalist with the Sun Ra Arkestra from 1967 to 2020.  He was also the bands manager for 20 years. Danny passed away on March 12th at the age of 72.  ... Read more

Ep 102. It Takes A Village To Be Alone Together

Airs at: Tue, 03/24/2020 at 12:30pm - Thu, 04/30/2020 at 3:30pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
It Takes a Village to Be Alone Together The Rona won’t hold us back biiiiiiiitch! Coming to u live from VVP Headquarters, with our bestest content for you, the people, because you have fuckin time this week to listen to this damn episode (and because you deserve it). We’re... Read more

Jazz and Justice

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with black Marxist historian, Gerald Horne, about his book Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music. They consider the lives of jazz greats, the racism they faced on the one hand and the exploitation they faced on the other, and the... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this home-recorded episode and we hear: Jazz and Justice: Bill Resnick and black Marxist historian Gerald Horne talk about the politics of jazz. Operation Homestead: From the Old Mole archive, Desiree Hellegers talks with Seattle housing activists about p... Read more

Bernie for President

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews media critic Jeff Cohen on Bernie and the Bernie campaign, the disappointment of Super Tuesday and how, in a two man race, he could win the Democratic Party nomination for President and beat Trump.  Cohen has taught journalism and has co-founded both... Read more

Old Mole variety Hour for March 9, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Roben White hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Bernie for President: Bill Resnick interviews media critic Jeff Cohenon Bernie and the Bernie campaign, the disappointment of Super Tuesday and how, in a two man race, he could win the Democratic Party nomina... Read more

PassinArt + 7 Guitars

Airs at: Tue, 03/10/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Connie Carley, co-founder and managing director of Passin' Art: A Theatre Company about the company's growth and 38-year history. She's joined by director William Earl Ray who is currently directing August Wilson's "7 Guitars" which opens March 20-April 1... Read more

Celebrating Women's History: a Look Back, 3/05/2020

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Black Book Talk revisits interviews by and about iconic women.  Some are well-known, others not so much.  The voices of Dr Maya Angelou (speaking and singing), Ilyasah Shabazz (Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz' middle daughter) and Rosemary Reed Miller (biograher of African-Am... Read more