Arts/Culture

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Funny harm harm: The intersectionality of oppressive “jokes”

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
As a general rule, comedians are better off when they punch up rather than down. But when they routinely punch down, and their target is always the same -- trans people -- the result is anything but funny. Trans rights pioneer Mia Macy and KBOO's own Sonia Battrell join Tra... Read more

Douglas Wolk - All of the Marvels

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 11:15am - 12:15pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Douglas Wolk is an award-winning journalist, author, and pop-culture critic who's written about comics and music for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair  and The Nation.  His books include James Brown's Live at the Apollo and Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels... Read more

Part 2 of our real time look back at the start of Marvel Comics.

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Dk Holm joins Fortunato today on the Sampler to look back at the start of Marvel Comics with the 60th anniversary of  the appearance of issue #2 of The Fantastic Four. Also lots of music. Read more

Ilknur Demirkoparan 1989

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Oct 12, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Ilknur Demirkoparan [PRONOUNCED Eelk-noor Deh-meer-koh-pah-run] about a new show called “1989.” Demirkoparan runs the MinEastry of Postcollapse Art and Culture, a gallery and think tank in the Ford Center wit... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour 10/10/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/10/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Songs of Shabbat interspersed with a special showcasing of music from Jewish folk singer, Abby Gostein.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 11, 2021: Indigenous Peoples Day

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Lakota-Cheyenne Mole Roben White hosts.   MMIPs and Land Acknowledgments: Roben speaks with Nimiipuu/Nez Perce Mole member Julian Ankney, creative writer and faculty at Washington State University Vancouver and Pullman, teaching Native Literature, Creative writing fict... Read more

Three Souls in My Mind, Sombrero Verde, Tierra Baldía

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 10/09/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Baila Suavecito

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 7:00pm - Fri, 10/15/2021 at 8:00pm
Especial musical con ritmos de Cumbia, Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Tropical, Merengue, Cumbia Rebajada y más! Read more

Well-Read Black Girls Book Group: More than books

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Ray Owens and Wentemi Kante, members of Portland's Well-Read Black Girls Book Club, discuss the importance of the group beyond sharing good reads.  Both women emphasize its importance as a safe and supportive space where Black women can fellowship with their sisters, a rari... Read more

Buscando America on 10/05/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/05/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio escucharás sobre dos documentales, por una lado una conversación con Tejiendo caminos, creadora del documental MORADA a un año de la toma de la ex CNDH CDMX, hoy Okupa Cuba Monumenta Viva, un espacio de lucha y refugio para todas las mujeres del mundo. Escu... Read more