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The Gap: Interview with filmmaker Mmakgosi Anita Tau and Cascade Festival of African Film Co-Director Aviva McClure, plus, what should you be doing with your phone?

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Althea is very brave and hosts the show even though Tammy is away (cameo later!). She interviews writer and filmmaker Mmakgosi Anita Tau, from Botswana, and Cascade Festival of African Film Co-Director Aviva McClure, about the festival, where ... Read more

Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Goddess Obscura - 2/12/2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Venus Vibes
This week's Featured Goddesses include: Hour # 1: SAY SHE SHE - Amazing soul-pop-disco trio from Brooklyn & London. Piya Malik, Sabrina Mileo Cunningham and Nya Gazelle Brown.  Hour # 2: The Vinyl Records - Post-punk combo based out of New Delhi and Arunachal Pradesh with ... Read more

Yasiin's Luv offers culturally specific doula services, including to parents with Substance Use Disorder

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Oregon's drug decriminalization measure, Measure 110 is a big topic of conversation for state lawmakers during their short session this month. They've announced their intention to re-criminalize drugs through House Bill 4002.  But that's only half of what the measure do... Read more

The Gap: A Gubernatorial Cabal, Portland Sues Journalist to Protect Big Business (?) and Whistling Our Inheritance

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss: the 25 Republican governors signing on to the idea that there's an "invasion" at the border and Biden isn't doing enough so they want to send their National Guardspeople there to put up more razor wire? Portland City ... Read more

Cascade Festival of African Films and The Nyback Show

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland Community College has hosted the Cascade Festival of African Films for 34 years, inviting filmmakers from the African diaspora to Oregon and welcoming the community to attend screenings free of charge. This year's festival co-directors, Eugenie Jolivett Fontana ... Read more

Goddess Obscura on 01/22/24

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Venus Vibes
Three hours of rockin' vibes from the Goddesses of Rock, Punk, Metal, and more This week, we've got tunes from boygenius, Pussy Riot, The Darts, Calamity Jane, Care Bears on Fire and tons more! Goddess Obscura is a 3-hour long show that airs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of ev... Read more

Marianne Stupfel-Wallace, PCC Instructor on Race Unity

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Part 2 of the conversation with Marianne Stupfel-Wallace, part-time ESOL (English As A Second Language) Instructor & Writing Center Tutor at Portland Community College.   --------       Read more

Social History of Abortion in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  During the century that preceded Roe v Wade in 1973, abortion was illegal in Oregon. Even so, women consistently sought and obtained abortions, including from licensed physicians. But whether the practice was officially tolerated or suppressed fluctuated significantly ov... Read more

The Gap: This Show is in Escrow

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea are back for a New-Year-news-roundup. We cover Rene Gonzalez and Mike Schmidt writing bureaucratic disses in the form of PowerPoint, the Portland Mercado fire (and the community rallying to support!), Central City Concern buil... Read more