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Cretaceous Dark

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/04/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
Tonight on the UBU HOUR, the sci-fi radio thriller CRETACEOUS DARK.  Come to Cretaceous Park, Oregon's latest and most exciting theme park. Sure it has the rides and concession booths, but it also has something else.. genetically modified creatures that look like dinosuars ... Read more

Kevin Willmott on Media and African Americans

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 2:30pm - 3:00pm
   Host Lisa Loving speaks with University of Kansas film professor Kevin Willmott, who co-wrote the script of the film “Chi-Raq” with Spike Lee. The film managed to rile the mayor of Chicago, city activists and one of the Windy City’s better-known rappers. “Chi-Raq” is a... Read more

Some George Benson for your day...

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
As promised, we will be giving you some George Benson for our Fall Membership Drive!  Mr. Benson has been giving us jazz for over 50 years, and has endured several generations of changes with his guitar.  From his beginnings with traditional jazz, to his classic work with R... Read more

Corduroy Xavier

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Our special guest Corduroy Xavier will dropping some beats on air down at KBOO Community Radio on The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" -Radio Show -! Time permiting we'll be highlighting some upcoming shows: DJ Shadow (10/1) Thievery Corporation (10/4) Kid Koala and Mangchi (11/2) C... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin on Steering the Craft

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Ursula K. Le Guin has published more than sixty books of fiction, fantasy, science fiction, children’s literature, poetry, drama, criticism, and translation. Among her honors are a National Book Award, a PEN/Malamud Award for short fiction, five Hugo and five Nebula Awar... Read more

The Staple

Produced for The Staple
  Portraits of artists. Portraits of everyone. Portraits of anyone. Anyone who has left a mark, made a dent or cracked a wall, applied color to canvas or brushed their fingers through water, darned yarn or punched a typewriter, defended and resisted, held the room breathle... Read more

GAMES

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
Tune into KBOO to hear the Youth Collective and their take on GAMES.  Tanis talks about Metal Gear Solid, Maeve Ryan and Tanis have another amazing radio play, and Elizabeth tells us about Gaming Glitches, and much more!   Read more

EcoFilm and the Pillars of Portland

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In this special membership-drive episode of The Film Show, Jenn Chavez previews the Portland EcoFilm Festival with director Dawn Smallman and documentarians Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz, who have produced The Real Dirt on Farmer John, Queen of the Sun, and the new film Se... Read more

Gremlin Time presents Katherine Dunn reading Cornell Woolrich

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/20/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We continue to present more stories read by Katherine Dunn, who passed away last Spring. Tonight, a New York Subway guard unexpectedly. finds himself part of a city wide manhunt in a short story called "The Phantom of the Subway", written by the master of suspence, Cornell ... Read more