Spoken Arts

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Megawave Radio 5/19/23

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2023 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for MegaWave Radio

Summer Chiller

Airs at: Wed, 06/28/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Spark Plug
Ideally heat-cheating broadcast with an ear to the eerie. Stay hydrated to maintain cold sweat. Read more

Good in the Hood

KBOO is back with it's annual remote broadcast of Good in the Hood! This annual three-day festival is the largest of its type in the Pacific Northwest and takes place annually on the last weekend of June. It opens with a parade that travels through Northeast Portland and en... Read more

Juneteenth

Airs at: Sat, 06/17/2023 at 12:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Juneteenth Special
   Join us as we embark on a momentous journey celebrating the spirit of Juneteenth. We're bringing you an electrifying live broadcast, direct from the heart of the jubilant Juneteenth celebration hosted by WCCC.    Be prepared to immerse yourself in a tapestry of captivatin... Read more

Talking Earth with Walt Curtis: June 12, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features host Walt Curtis and board-op Patrick Bocarde discussing the merits of the Rose Festival, its history in Portland, as well as the 1970 rock festival Vortex 1 and the events surround in it, as well as that free festival's place in ... Read more

Radio Lost and Found on 06/08/23

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2023 at 10:00pm - Fri, 06/09/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Another live episode of Radio Lost & Found! What will I play? Tune in to find out! 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

Insense

Airs at: Wed, 06/14/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Spark Plug
Mysteque. Dig as thou wilt! Read more

Radio Lost and Found on 05/25/23

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2023 at 10:00pm - Fri, 05/26/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Hello! It's Radio Lost & Found time again! Hope you like(d) the show!   Pro tip: I'm doing the playlist live in real-time, but the webpage doesn't dynamically update it live (Grrr!), so refresh the page periodically to see new tracks. Sorry for the inconvenience! 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