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Whiskey, Biscuits, Gold, Saltwater & Horses

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
The focus of "Rise When The Rooster Crows" is on traditional music, including American Old Time music and it’s roots and branches. This episode, hosted by Jonathan Lay, features songs & tunes of whiskey, biscuits, cornbread, baking, gold (mining & money), saltwater (sea son... Read more

The Fish and the Dove

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
"In The Fish & The Dove, Mary-Kim Arnold’s lyrical scope sweeps across intersecting terrains, moving through time to capture the history of occupation and legacy war in Korea, through the delicate tethers between biological mother, adoptive mother, motherland and daughter, ... Read more

Outdoor Screenings During the Pandemic

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Drive-In Theaters had become a relic of 20th century America.  That is, until the novel coronavirus closed down cinemas across the country.  Now, venerable drive-in theaters such as Newberg's 99W are thriving, while art cinemas are bringing their screenings outside. Amy... Read more

Africa O-Yé!

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Africa-O-Ye!
Tune in for new music from Malian guitarist Afel Bocoum, Ghanaian highlife artist Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band, the Tuareg group Tartit, South African vocalist Vusi Mahlasela, and Benin's Gangbé Brass Band.  Read more

Aligning values with action: Jessica Janson and the Food For Thought campaign

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Today we get to speak with Jessica Janson, a coordinator for Animal Place's Food For Thought campaign. The campaign works with various animal welfare, social justice, and environmental organizations to adopt animal- and earth- friendly menu policies for fundraising and spon... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 9/25/20

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's Forest Avenue Press day in the neighborhood! Our first guest is Joanna Rose, author of the new novel A Small Crowd of Strangers, published by Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Stevan Allred, whose most recent book is the novel The Alehouse at the End... Read more

War Pig's Arcade - Episode IV

Airs at: Sat, 09/26/2020 at 3:00am - 5:00am
Produced for War Pig's Arcade
This week in the Arcade, War Pig and Poxy discuss David Lynch's 1986 Neo-Noir Classic, BLUE VELVET. Ragan will host a series of disasterous call ins, and Matt C spins all sorts of great records! Read more

Swing "n Country with Mary

Airs at: Sat, 09/26/2020 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
I'm busy choosing all the good old country and western swing songs for you to enjoy this Saturday morning, on the Boo! Hope you will join me! Read more

ONE DOWN ONE UP: CELEBRATING JOHN COLTRANE

Airs at: Sat, 09/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
On Saturday, September 26, Rick Mitchell will be presenting three hours of John Coltrane’s music – both classic recordings and historical rarities – in honor of what would have been his 94th birthday this week. Although his recording career lasted only 15 years, he never st... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Between now and November 2nd, Folk Espresso with host Diane Hunt will feature songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  Some songs go back to the pen of Woody Guthrie; others were written mere w... Read more

Kalama Methanol Another Time Around

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For over five years the threat of being the site for the world’s largest methanol refinery has loomed over the small community of Kalama, Washington, 40 miles north of Portland. This month the Washington Department of Ecology released a new Draft Supplemental Environmental ... Read more

"Labor," Megan Alpert

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for September is "Labor," and the featured guest is Megan Alpert. Megan Alpert grew up in the suburbs of New York City and has since lived in St. Paul, Seattle, Boston, Washington, DC, and Quito, Ecuador. She is the recipient of an Orlando Poetry Prize from A Room... Read more

About the recent departure of two KBOO programmers

  Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show. Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short break from her program, but ultimately decide... Read more

Program Proposal Drive!

  KBOO will be accepting applications for new programs from September 1st through the 14th! We are excited and honored to bring new voices and unique perspectives to the airways! No radio experience required. Some audio editing skills preferred. New Volunteers will be ex... Read more

You can be a member of the KBOO Board!

**APPLICATIONS DUE BY September 23, 2020** Hi KBOO members!  It takes all of us to manage this great community resource, and we need your help by joining our Board of Directors!   This is a great opportunity for you to become part of the team that is guiding our daily work... Read more

Help Promote @KBOO on social media!

It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October 31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your support by giving online. Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give Can you help spread the w... Read more

Election Coverage

What do you care about this election season? Take our Citizen's Agenda Survey and you'll be entered to win a $50 Visa card! Look here for KBOO's latest audio reports on the 2020 election. KBOO encourages all our listeners, whatever your political affiliation, to register... Read more