Poetry

Poetry, Politics, and Truth

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patsy Kullberg interviews poet and activist Judith Arcana about her new collection of poetry, Announcements from the Planetarium. They take up the question of poetry in relationship to truth and politics. Arcana hosts the KBOO program Poetry and Everything every fourth M... Read more

2 Killed in Hate Attack on MAX Train

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Our complete coverage from Monday, May 29, of the attack which occured at the Hollywood Transit Center on Friday. There were five victims of the attack, which began when a man got on the train and almost immediately began verbally assaulting two teenage girls, one of whom i... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

How to Support the Victims of Friday's MAX Attack

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A number of crowd sourcing sites have sprung up to offer assistance for the victims and survivors of Friday’s horrific attack on a Portland MAX train. Those wishing to provide support for the teenage girls who were the targets of the verbal abuse can go to https://www.youc... Read more

Digest by Gregory Pardlo

Airs at: Thu, 06/29/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Gregory Pardlo's Digest, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry "He explores what is American, what is African American, what is the Other, what is city, what is suburban, what is personal and what is persona. Digest offers a changing, rich landscape of verse, both haunting... Read more

Interview with Tiel Aisha Ansari

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Tiel Aisha Ansari is a data analyst ... and Sufi. Her work has been featured by Fault Lines Poetry, Windfall, KBOO and Prairie Home Companion among others. Her books include Knocking from Inside and High-Voltage Lines. She is currently president of the Oregon Poetry Associa... Read more

Beats and Rhymes Against Fascism

Airs at: Sun, 05/21/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for One Two One Two Zulu
The line up for May 21, 2017, 8pm-10pm for Beats and Rhymes Against Fascism is:   Mic Crenshaw Amenta Abioto Libretto Blacque Butterfly DJ Klavical Curtis McGrone   Read more

Talking Earth with Ian Caton

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
The May 15th, 2017, edition of Talking Earth will feature local poet Ian Caton reading from his recent book, A Crate of Records. Portland's longest running spoken word radio show, Talking Earth airs on the second and third Mondays of each month from 10 to 11 pm. Ian Freder... Read more

Embrace Festival in Portland, May 4-6

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Starting tonight, Portland will play host to the Embrace Festival at the Art Museum in Southwest Portland, which will go until Saturday night. It is a many-faceted event focusing on spirituality and community. KBOO reporter John Schuck spoke to Deshna Ubeda, the event’s dir... Read more

MacLaren Youth: Artistic Expressions

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez hosts with a focus on artistic expression within the Oregon Youth Authority at MacLaren Youth Corrections. Students share their talents and speak on the how the arts help them to cope, give voice and freedom. https://www.oregon.gov/oya/pages/facilities/maclare... Read more