Arts/Culture

KBOO response to COVID19

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Rest in Power, Ursula K LeGuin

My heart hurts for the loss of Ursula K LeGuin. I know where to take comfort, in her fiction, essays, and her many many interviews over the years here at KBOO "the cheerful voice of social conscious" is how she described us. Here are some of our archival programs with Ursul... Read more

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour March 30th, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. DR. Mariann Lloyd-Smith i... Read more

Stay Off The Streets

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We're still holding in place here on the Sampler. Fortunato has put together another music show to do cleaning, special projects or just look at the window to. Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 03/29/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
The Portland Jewish Hour and host Liz Schwartz present The Witches of Lublin, an award-winning audio drama based on true and little-known history of Jewish women’s lives in 18th Century Europe. Featuring Tovah Feldshuh, Simon Jones, Neil Gaiman, Barbara Rosenblat, and a cas... Read more

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Charles Brownstein is the Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization that moved its headquarters from New York to Portland in 2016.  The CBLDF provides aid to artists and publishers facing legal threats such as censorship,... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 3/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
We're all sheltering in place in the neighborhood, and keeping our social distance. So today's show is originating from Mr. Jones's home, where there's more Passover matzoh than toilet paper. Fortunately, we have a microphone, an Internet connection, and a computer running ... 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