Poetry

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Imani Muhammad of Youth Organized United To Help

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Imani Muhammad is a local nonprofit founder and director who works with kids and families. She is a past winner of The Skanner News Group Drum Major for Justice Award for civil rights, founder of the Portland Youth Summit, small business owner, basketball coach, lifestyle a... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 06/18/23

Airs at: Sun, 06/18/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  On this episode we consider various perspectives on fatherhood--from The Winstons to the reconstructed ancient etymological oath carried in the verbal vessel of the word that eventually became father, *ph₂tḗr, to the rifts and bridges that each dyad contains.   We'll h... Read more

Talking Earth with Kevin Sampsell and Chrys Tobey: June 19, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features local writers Kevin Sampsell and Chrys Tobey.  Kevin Sampsell discusses his recent book of collage and poetry, I Made an Accident, while Chrys Tobey reads poems from her book a woman is a woman is a woman is a woman from 2017 as w... Read more

Talking Earth: Minto, Cowley and Brings Plenty, May 15, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
This episode of The Talking Earth on KBOO, hosted by dan raphael, features local poets Nashtashia Minto, Trevino Brings Plenty and Ulric Cowley. Dan will also read poems by Alice Notley and Rita Dove.  Nastashia Minto is the author of Naked: The Rhythm and Groove of It. The... Read more

Zaji Cox, author of Plums for Months: A Memoir of Nature and Neurodivergence

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
We're back again in the KBOO studios with guest Zaji Cox, author of the new book Plums for Months: Memories of a wonder-filled, neurodivergent childhood, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Zaji’s been writing fiction since her first short story at the age of nine. She we... Read more

Playful Presence Episode 6: You Rehearse Improv?!?

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/09/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Playful Presence
Interview with Bobbi Block, an improviser, theatre director, applied improv practitioner, and actor.  Plus improvised scenes and poetry. Read more

In Depth previews the upcoming Because I Will Not Despair and Beethoven's Ninth concerts

Airs at: Tue, 05/02/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
We’ll be previewing two very special concerts on today’s News In Depth. The first features the World Premiere of Jessica Meyer’s Because I Will Not Despair and the West Coast Premiere of Kareem Roustom’s Hurry to the Light, performed by In Mulieribus, Portland’s acclaimed f... Read more

Talking Earth: April 17, 2023 with poets Julia Gaskill and Stephen Meads

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
On tonight's edition of Talking Earth, local poets Julia Gaskill and Stephen Meads discuss the Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam, the history of poetry slam nationals, poetry readings in Portland past, present and future, as well as reading their own poetry.  The Bigfoot Regiona... Read more

Talking Earth: April 10, 2023 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features an expanded edition of the World Poetry Day Special from Walt Curtis at its core.  Of course, there is not much else to say about this show since the audio arrived from an alternate dimension; the ending, where board-op Patrick Bo... Read more

Black Men Are Precious: Poet E Ethelbert Miller

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer, poet and literary activist.  His album, "Black Men Are Precious,"  was a 2023 Grammy Nominee Finalist for Best Spoken Word Poetry Album.   He is the author of two memoirs and several books of poetry including The Collected Poems of E. Ethelb... Read more