Poetry

Our 10th (and final!) annual Michael Jackson tribute show!!!

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2017 at 8:00pm - Fri, 08/25/2017 at 12:00am
It has been a long journey honoring the teacher.  We remember the time (pun intended) we first had the idea to honor Michael in an episode dedicated to him, and it was thought of as a silly idea.  As we tend to focus on jazz (in particular) and less popular artists on our s... Read more

Interview with Dan Raphael

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
For over three decades Dan Raphael’s been active in the Northwest as poet, performer, editor and reading host.  His 19th book of poetry, Everyone in This Movie Gets Paid, came out in June last year; between June and December, Dan gave 17 readings.  His work has appeared in ... Read more

Morning Glory Snap on 07/31/17

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Morning Glory Snap
"Bruca Manigua" Ibrahim Ferrer, Buena Vista Social Club Presents Ibrahim Ferrer "De Colores" Children of the School of Santa Isabel, East Los Angeles, accompanied by Los Lobos del Este de Los Angeles, Rolas de Aztlan: Songs of the Chicano Movement "Lulac Cadillac" Trio Ca... Read more

Uncountry: A Mythology

Airs at: Thu, 08/17/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "As a descendent of Chantal Akerman and Unica Zürn—among others—Yanara Friedland reimagines the origin myth. Friedland’s permeable pages allow the reader entryway into a “mirror [that] becomes an open door,” a door through which we hear the echo of Ana Mendieta telling u... Read more

Announcements from the Planetarium by Judith Arcana

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Judith Arcana, author of the new book of poems Announcements from the Planetarium, published by Oregon’s own Flowstone Press. Judith writes poems, stories, essays, and books. Her work includes a biography of Grace Paley – titled Grace Paley’s Life... Read more

My Private Property

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Mary Ruefle is, in this humble bookseller’s opinion, the best prose-writing poet in America. (And one of our best poets, too.) My Private Property, her latest collection of stories, essays, and asides, is as joyous and singular a book as you’ll read... "--Stephen Sparks... Read more

Poetic Justice Sponsors Benefit Show at Roseland Theater

Airs at: Wed, 06/14/2017 at 2:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Poetic Justice PDX is a Portland based Poetry and and Spoken Word collective. This Friday, they will be sponsoring a Benefit Show at the Roseland Theater on 6th and Burnside in Portland. Proceeds from the benefit will go to the heroes and victims of the MAX tragedy, especi... Read more

Activism, resistance, and some poetry

Airs at: Fri, 06/23/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
  How do we sustain activism and resistance in a time where political division and bigotry have become the norm? In our continuing exploration of finding sustainable answers, we talk to activist D Pei Wu about their work and try to get some insight about what path towards ... Read more

Movies at the Airport

Airs at: Thu, 06/22/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Visitors to Portland International Airport can now enjoy short films by Oregon-based directors, thanks to the new Micro-Cinema on Concourse C which features local programming 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Hollywood Theatre Executive Director Doug Whyte brings us into... Read more

Talking Earth with John Sibley Williams

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight KBOO's spoken word show Talking Earth will feature local poet John Sibley Williams. He is the editor of two Northwest poetry anthologies and the author of nine collections, including Controlled Hallucinations (2013) and Disinheritance (2016). A five-time Pushcart no... Read more