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The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 5, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Labor Day Old Mole, with segments on work, writing, activism, food and climate, and music including "Erosion" by science teacher David Newman. Clayton comments on what it means to be a worker in a capitalist economy. Tod Sloan comments on ... Read more

Book Mole on Graham Greene

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Larry discusses two novels by Graham Greene -- The Quiet American and Our Man in Havana.  Graham Greene was an excellent satirist and comedic writer who really understood the world of spy networks and military journalism. Our Man in Havana and The Quiet American are two ... Read more

Noche de Película and the Portland Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Latinx Pride PDX is screening a series of documentaries this month at the Hollywood Theatre, spotlighting the Latino/a LGBTQI community.  Jenn Chavez talks with filmmaker and curator Marco Castro-Bojorquez and asks what viewers can expect from this event. And S.W. Conse... Read more

Book Review: "Any Human Heart"

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
William Boyd’s novel Any Human Heart tells, in a series of intimate journals, the story of Logan Mountstuart—writer, lover, art dealer, spy—as he makes his often precarious way through the twentieth century. More of Larry's book reviews are here.  Read more

TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT on The Outside World -after hours LIVE session

Airs at: Sat, 08/20/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
The Inbetweens, Mike Gamble's long-time NYC musical comrades and co-conspirators are in town for a special appearance tomorrow at THE MONTAVILLA JAZZ FESTIVAL, so this after hours set is even MORE special, as it's a secret (shhh!) Gotta drop in yerself on the radio and see ... Read more

The Folly of Loving Life by Monica Drake

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2016 at 11:00am - 11:45am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Following her acclaimed novels Clown Girl and The Stud Book, Monica Drake presents her long-awaited first collection of stories. The Folly of Loving Life. These stories display the best of what we love about Monica’s writing–the sly laugh-out-loud humor, the sharp observ... Read more

Marrow Island by Alexis Smith

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  "Conjuring a lush and mysterious landscape, Marrow Island investigates the impact of the losses of the past--be they loved ones, failed quests, or the environmental calamities brought on by our collective blindness. By turns elegiac, compelling, and timely, it seeks real... Read more

Gremlin Time presents Katherine Dunn reading James Thurber

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/16/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We start tonight's show with two stories by James Thurber, read by Katherine Dunn. First, "The Dog That Bit People", which relates how, a pet owned by the Thurber family, an Airedale named Mugs, would aways bite strangers who came to the house. James's mother would explain ... Read more

Comic City USA

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Oregon Historical Society Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk joins S.W. Conser to preview the special Comic City USA exhibition which runs at the OHS Museum from August 2016 through January 2017.  The exhibition spotlights comics art creators from throughout the Pacific No... Read more

Preserving Langston's legacy/author Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Portland-raised author and educator Renée Watson, now based in Harlem, is part of a collective working  to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Langston Hughes by leasing the Harlem brownstone where he lived and created during the last twenty years of his life. The I,T... Read more