Part 5 of Start-Up City: Future Trends in Technology and The Current Housing Crisis in Portland.

Program: 
Start-Up City
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:10pm
Short Description: 
Start-Up City: How the New Tech Boom is Changing Portland
TechFest Northwest provided an opportunity for people in the tech industry to come together to talk about the positive as well as negative consequences of new technologies. The final part of this series on the growth of the tech industry in Portland, looks at the future of technology-- what Kara Swisher calls the Instant gratification economy made possible by mobile marketing, as well as expanded government surveillance and Senator Ron Wyden's  call for new laws to protect privacy in the digital age. It also looks at one direct result of the growth of the tech industry in Portland -- rising rents and gentrification.

This is the fifth part of a five part series on Technology in Portland, produced by Suzanne LaGrande.

Women's bodies are sacred, capable, and beautiful

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Samantha Zipporah, full spectrum doula talks about women's sexual health.
This Friday on Bread and Roses we celebrate women's sovereignty and authority over their body with full spectrum doula, Samantha Zipporah. We will talk about the importance of including all aspects of women fertility in the conversation, including menstrual cycles, abortion and miscarriage. We will also discuss body literacy and Samantha will share some good resources to learn more about the wonders of the female body.

The Highway, The Moon, The Clouds, And The Stars.

Air date: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Short Description: 
Grateful Dead & Friends Featuring Begonia Studios Presents
Pre Holiday Hijinx with Begonia Studios Presents Saturday November 22 noon til two.

Sounds Unsound late Nov '14

Program: 
Sounds Unsound
Air date: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:00am - 3:00am
Short Description: 
Sounds Unsound late Nov '14

Bringing you an eclectic mix of avant rock and more...
Most of the first hour we listen to new releases....
Music and noise mixed with film soundtrack.

The Carry Home: Lessons from the American Wilderness

Program: 
Pathways
Air date: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Author Gary Ferguson speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Our guest this week on Pathways is Gary Ferguson, author of the new book The Carry Home: Lessons from the American Wilderness. Over the past twenty-five years Gary has established himself as an expert chronicler of nature, having written for a wide variety of publications from Vanity Fair to The Los Angeles Times. He is the author of nineteen books on science and nature, including the award-winning Hawk’s Rest. He is also a highly regarded keynote speaker at conservation and outdoor education gatherings around the country and is currently on the faculty of the Rainier Writing Workshop Masters of Fine Arts program at Pacific Lutheran University.

The Holland Hour

Program: 
Holland Hour
Air date: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
It's not much if it ain't Dutch.

THE  HOLLAND  HOUR  ---    Het Hollands Uurtje
The thoroughly Dutch festival (ala Xmas) is coming on : Saint Nicolaas on the 5th of December.
A good time to share this with one of my children: I'll have my son Choppy with me as guest
and try to play the stuff he likes and associates with growing up half-hollands .

 

Craig K. Collins on his memoir THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS: A Portrait of American Gun Culture

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Craig K. Collins on his memoir THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS: A Portrait of American Gun Culture
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Craig K. Collins about his memoir THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS: A Portrait of American Gun Culture. In the book Collins talks about  growing up with guns and explores gun violence from the perspective of someone who has experienced first-hand their lure, their importance to a way of life, and their capacity to wreak devastation.

Uhuru SaSa 2014 POETRY SHARE

Program: 
Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Uhuru SaSa 2014 POETRY SHARE
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On October 25th, the Uhuru SaSa Club held their Poetry Share at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem. Hear poetry by MC & Creative Director Sterling Cunio, So Kosal, Morrice James, Paul Grice, and Tecuma Jackson. This year’s theme was Love and Redemption. Karen James interviews the performers and Uhuru president John L. Smith. Uhuru SaSa welcomes community volunteers to help with their programs at the prison such as U.S.E.L.F. which helps to re-educate, motivate and encourage positive changes. To volunteer, contact Staff Advisor Bill Marion, 503.378.2289, bill.f.marion@doc.state.or.us

Steam Radio Syndicate: John Henry

Air date: 
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Sounds and stories from the deck of the tugboat. The story of steel driving man John Henry
Steam Folk: The Ballad of John Henry - Sounds and stories from the deck of the UV746 Tugboat on the Willamette River.   For their second broadcast exploring traditional folk songs, the Steam Radio Syndicate takes on a classic ballad telling the tale of John Henry, a folk hero and a steel driving man.  Poems, songs and history converge for an hour-long live broadcast bringing together 30 performers and musicians for a special one time event.

Slavoj Zizek and Is God Dead

Air date: 
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Short Description: 
The Union of Time Thieves: Slavoj Žižek - Is God Dead, Unconscious, or Just Evil

The Portland Center for Public Humanities at Portland State University hosted a conversation between Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy on the status of religion, violence, and the sacred in the world today. Join us this month for Žižek's portion of the panel.

Michelle Alexander - Race & Caste in America

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Michelle Alexander - Race & Caste in America
 Michelle Alexander - Race & Caste in America

Michelle Alexander is a professor of law at Ohio State University and holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Formerly the director of the ACLU’s Racial Justice Project in Northern California, she served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun. She is the author of the bestseller The New Jim Crow.

Mark Bekoff discusses "Rewilding our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Co-existence"

Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
interview with animal rights activist and expert Marc Bekoff
As a result of human excesses, the planet is experiencing it's worst extinction crisis in tens of millions of years; and billions of animals raised annually on factory farms are consigned to a life of suffering and slaughter to serve our consumption patterns. In Rewilding our Hearts, Mark Bekoff brings a lifetime of scientific research and deep personal reflection to bear on our deepening environmental crisis, while laying out out a practical path for people to reconnect with natural landscapes
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