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Author Isabel Wilkerson and "The Warmth of Other Suns"

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O.B. Hill  and Patricia Hill Welch talk with Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Wilkerson in this rebroadcast of their November 2010 interview.  Wilkerson discusses “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration,” a New Yor... Read more

A Look Back on 2016

Airs at: Fri, 12/30/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
To close out the year, we'll play some memorable moments from 2016 episodes, including Danica Brown on transformative direct action at Standing Rock, Leslie Gregory on racism as a public health threat, Kiki Nicole with Unchaste Readers on erasure with their blackout poetry ... Read more

An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Ursula K. Le Guin is known for her prose; this show focuses on her work as a poet, which is what she is focusing on these days.  She's published seven collections so far - including, recently, Finding My Elegy and Late in the Day; another is in progress.  Her writing has re... Read more

Lady Danger Does Her Thing

Vile, rough, delightful and Crass We grace the airwaves with deep cuts, missed connections, esoteric lectures, interviews, voicemails, poetry, powerviolance/hardcore and more. Check us out every 1st and 3rd and 5th Friday at Midnight (or Saturday morning depending how you ... Read more

Anders Nilsen: Poetry is Useless

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The work of Portland-based artist Anders Nilsen defies categorization.  Themes of anatomy, geography, and mythology intertwine in his minimalist artscapes.  The New York Times notable book Big Questions brought the realm of ancient gods down to earth.  The wordless A Wal... Read more

Alternative Radio: Mike Marqusee on Bob Dylan

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Mike Marqusee wrote a number of books on politics and popular culture, including Redemption Song, an acclaimed study of Muhammad Ali.His book on Bob Dylan is Wicked Messenger. An American, he lived in London for 30 years. He died in 2015. Bob Dylan is indisputably one o... Read more

Uhuru Sasa Poetry Share

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Uhuru Sasa cultural club at the Oregon State Penitentiary held its annual Poetry Share in October. This year’s theme was What Matters.  Host Karen James interviewed MC Harold Jones and the performers about their poetry.  Uhuru Sasa welcomes community volunteers to help ... Read more

Talking Earth with A. Molotkov and Tim Whitsel

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2016 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Airlie Press poets Anatola Molotkov and Tim Whitsel will read from their new books of poetry tonight on Talking Earth, KBOO's poetry program. The four conceptual poems in Molotkov's "The Catalog of Broken Things" question identity in the face of disaster and change, emptine... Read more

Rip City Basement

Portland's local Hip Hop show, hosted by Brenboy, airs the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10 pm to midnight. Rip City Basement serves the local Hip Hop community of Portland, OR and surrounding areas. Each episode features 3 local artists or groups, and provides a platfor... Read more

Back To The Egg Presents TIME WARP SPECIAL

Airs at: Sun, 11/06/2016 at 12:00am - 2:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg
3rd annual edition of this 4-hour special Back To The Egg comes to you on the first and third Sundays of every month. One of the unusual benefits of this particular timeslot is that Daylight Savings Time's ending usually coincides with my show. I say unusual because my nor... Read more