Poetry

Tito: Quetzalcoatl; Luis Perez: En el Ombligo de la Luna; Aristeo: Iluminador

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Three essential recordings from the electronic music/ethnic rock from Mexico:   Tito: Quetzalcoatl, from 1977, recorded in his bedroom on a 4 track mixer, recently reissued in Spain on LP, is a very sought after LP by colectors.   Luis Perez: En el Omblisgo de la Luna, an... Read more

It's a New Dawn, It's a New Day, and We're Feeling Good

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Welcoming in the new President (and kicking the old one to the curb) with help from Nina Simone, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Maya Angelou, Tom Jones (covering Todd Snider!?), Janis Ian, Simon & Garfunkel, Dan Bern, Chumbawamba, Anti-Flag, and more, including two breat... Read more

Writers of Color

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier speaks with Chelsea Ratzlaff about the Washington State University Visiting Writers Series which plans to bring a line-up of writers of color to the university this spring. Image by Writers of Color Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: What Must Be Done: Bill Resnick speaks with Joel Bleifus, the editor of the journal “In These Times” on the challenges Biden faces: marginalizing the right and Trumpism, stopping t... Read more

Buscando America on 01/19/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión conversamos con Lechedevirgen Trimegisto, artistx, curadorx y productorx mexicanx, acerca de EXPLANTE  un proyecto de bioarte y Esperanza de Vida un performance sobre el proceso del trasplante renal que vivió junto con su madre. https://www.lechedevirgen.... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 1/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show we celebrate our local independent publishers and the authors whose work they publish. We did a similar show about two years ago when we welcomed four Portland-based indies -- Tin House, Future Tense Books, Hawthorne Books, and Forest Avenue Press -- to the ... Read more

Talking Earth: Laura Winter and Jen Coleman

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's Talking Earth is hosted by dan raphael, with poetry readings by Laura Winter and Jen Coleman.  dan reads some work by Dennis McBride, Jack Spicer and himself. Laura Winter is the author of 6 collections of poetry, broadsides and performance projects. A number of ... Read more

Joan Gratz and Joanna Priestley - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this encore episode from 2009, we visit two award-winning independent animation directors at their Portland studios. Joanna Priestley is a filmmaker, teacher, producer, and festival organizer.  She’s best known for her abstract animation, most notably for North of Bl... Read more

Talking Earth 6/10/2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth

From the Black Book Talk Vault: "Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Author Charlotte Sherman writes, "I love being brown and wanted to write a poem to highlight the splendor of this underestimated color for young boys and girls, so they too will love the skin they are in. When I first heard a beautiful, radiant, brown-skinned child say, “I’... Read more