Arts/Culture

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

Buscando America on 07/16/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión conocerás en la sección NOMADXS a Elizabeth Pakravan promotora cultural y asesora comercial y de negocios originaria de Paraguay. En Krónikas de Viaje escucharán sobre las razones para decir no al TPP11, un tratado comercial que promueve EEUU y que involucra... Read more

Chernobyl: Nuclear Drama on HBO

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Frann Michel discuss the HBO miniseries Chernobyl and some responses to it.  While there has been widespread praise for the aesthetics and emotional impact of the drama, and many appreciate its allegorical message about  climate catastrophe, ... Read more

More than "Just the Facts"

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge shows how some philosophers reduce the world to the totality of facts and regard all feelings as subjective with nothing to say about reality. Capital goes even further, reducing all value to the value of money.  You can read this commentary here. Howev... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for 07/15/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this Old Mole, which includes: Brian Willson: Nicaragua and the Lies They Tell Us: Laurie speaks to S. Brian Willson about his antiwar activism, his recent book Don’t Thank Me for My Service, and his recent reporting on the attempted US coup in Nicaragu... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Nicola Lopez about her print show called Hybrids

Airs at: Tue, 07/16/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday July 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Nicola Lopez about her print show called Hybrids which runs at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery through August 31.  Lopez’s new prints combine trees with naked billboards. She talks about the relationship between ... Read more

Talking Earth "Passages: From Grief to Healing," in memory of Robert LaMorticella

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Poet and Talking Earth host Barbara LaMorticella dedicates tonight’s show to her husband, Robert LaMorticella, on what would have been  his 81st birthday.  Robert passed away in July of 2018, and tonight Barbara reads and talks about this passage with two fellow poets, Sage... Read more