Arts/Culture

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The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Performing in the studio today will be Oregon Kotokai. We'll also be joined in the air room by the author  of "Death Confetti" Jennifer Robin. Who will tell us about her upcoming performance on Oct 20th. And we'll be GIVING AWAY TICKETS to Blind Pilot's show at the Crystal ... Read more

The Modern Maya on Folkways and on National Indigenous Institute

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Spiritual indigenous music from Mexico. Some of these documents were recorded by Henrietta Urchenko and Laura Boulton. Originally released in the Folkways Records label, and later re-issued by Mississippi Records, along with some recordings by the Indigenous National Instit... Read more

Swing & Country All Vinyl Edition

Airs at: Sat, 10/08/2016 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Tune in Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am as we go all vinyl with the best in Swing,Country and Gospel. Three hours of American hot wax on your airwaves.  Read more

Boom Arts New Season

Airs at: Tue, 10/04/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host James Dixon talks with Ruth Wikler-Luker, founder and curator of Boom Arts  dedicated to presenting provacative international and contemporary plays and Mike Crenshaw, Cultural Activist. We'll hear about Boom Arts new season which begins with THE WONG STREET JOURNAL. D... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 10/02/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Hosted by Liz Schwartz, featuring a live in-studio performance by Hungry Opera Machine, aka Eric Stern and Annie Rosen, plus music for Rosh Hashanah. Read more

Night of the 1000 PSAs excerpt

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2016 at 8:45pm - 9:00pm
Here's my contribution to the Night of the 1000 PSAs... Read more

Hot Topics!

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2016 at 9:00pm - Fri, 10/07/2016 at 9:00pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
Donald Trumps finally admits that President Obama was truly born in the USA after months of denying it. Donald Trump Jr. under fire for comments he made comparing Syrian refugees to skittles. Nick Gordon is found responsible for Bobbi Kristina's death in Civil Court. Join u... Read more

Queer Poetry Inbetweenland: Jacks McNamara

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
  Is trauma also a source of creative inspiration? Can sexual passion be a force for healing? And do we have to live in either/or boxes — or is there somewhere else? Artist and activist Jacks McNamara, co-founder of the Icarus Project, discusses their anthology Inbetweenl... Read more

Susan Faludi on her book "In the Darkroom"

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi about her new book "In the Darkroom," her inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga, involving her 76-year-old father – long estranged and l... Read more

Susan Faludi on her book "In the Darkroom"

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2016 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi about her new book "In the Darkroom," her inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga, involving her 76-year-old father – long estranged and l... Read more