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KBOO response to COVID19

News and Public Affairs Day

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 7:00am - 8:00pm
An all-day special featuring talks and interviews with leading scholars and activists - help support KBOO public affairs during our fall membership drive - call 877-500-5266! The day begins with the award-winning program Democracy Now at 7 am At 8, we feature Pulitzer-Priz... 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

Otherness: Togetherness

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Michelle Fujii of Unit Souzou via Skype. It's been a weekend for arts organizations after Gov. Browns announcement about closing gatherings of 250 or more because of Covid-19. Many smaller arts groups have debated if their show could go own even with smal... Read more

Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan.

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This week, Nuclear Hotseat's annual Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan. We’ll have an exclusive interview with reporter Takeshi Yamakawa, part of Tokyo Shimbun’s Nuclear Power Reporting Team.  Later, we’ll gain first-hand impressions of radiation problems in the Exclus... Read more

Buscando America on 02/25/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Transmitimos desde el Northwest Detention Center durante The Day of Remembrance, un evento que  conmemoró el 78 aniversario de una orden ejecutiva que encarceló a 126 mil migrantes de ascendencia japonesa durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. ‘¿Quién mató a Malcom X?’ A princi... Read more

A Phoenix First Must Burn.

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight, as part of Black History and Future Month, Lady Danger shares recordings of radicals who have stood up for civil liberties throughout the ages.  Today's focus is on the work the Japanese American Citizens League did for Internment camp survivors. In 1980, Congress ... Read more

Artful Activism

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features two Japanese-American artists whose work includes activism in Portland. They are currently in the upcoming production of  The Journal of Ben Uchida at Oregon Children's Theatre. We go behind the scenes to profile actor and poet Ken Yoshikawa  and actress an... Read more

Lâm Quãng presents "A Stand Up Tragedy," and sits down to discuss his experience as a Vietnamese refugee and the power of storytelling

Airs at: Fri, 02/14/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In a twist on the tradition of “stand up comedy, ” Astoria-based artist and Vietnamese refugee Lâm Quãng is creating a new show. It’s entitled “A Stand Up tragedy, a fireside chat with Lâm Quãng.” KBOO’S Althea Billings spoke with Quãng about his upcoming fireside chat, ... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Airs at: Thu, 01/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today’s show, our guest is Ramiza Shamoun Koya, author of the new novel The Royal Abduls, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Joanna Rose, Portland-based writer and teacher, and author of the award-winning novel Little Miss Strange. Ramiza’s fictio... Read more