On today's episode, we welcome Patricia Horvath, author of the new story
collection But Now Am Found from Black Lawrence Press. Patricia is the author
of the memoir All the Difference and her stories and essays have appeared in
Shenandoah, Confrontation, New Ohio Review, an...
On today's episode, we welcome Josh Riedel, author of the new novel Please
Report Your Bug Here from Henry Holt. Josh graduated from Portland's Reed
College, as an English major, then moved to the Bay Area to work at Facebook
in its early days. Josh left Facebook to join a ...
With record snowfall in Portland last week, winter weather has finally
arrived. And just in time for Portland Youth Philharmonic’s annual Winter
Concert. Dating back to 1924, PYP is the oldest continuously operating youth
orchestra in the country, and their music has helped...
On today's episode, we welcome Gemma Whelan, author of the new novel Painting
Through the Dark, from Portland’s Shangana Press. Gemma’s an
award-winning director, screenwriter, and teacher. She was the founding
Artistic Director of Wilde Irish Productions in the Bay Area, a...
On today’s episode, we trace the history of Chicago blues, especially blues
harmonica, and its role in the birth of rock n’ roll with guest Kim Field,
writer, musician, and co-author of the book The Blues Dream of Billy Boy
Born in Chicago in 1935, William Arnold, ...
On today’s show, we’re celebrating the life of John Neff, who passed away
in Portland last month, at the too young age of 71. John was a musician,
producer, composer, radio deejay, and audio engineer, who worked with an
all-star roster of artists -- Motown stars like Curti...
Today’s episode is a sad one for me. It’s the last interview with one of
my favorite authors and guests – Cai Emmons.
I first met Cai in October 2018 when she came to the KBOO studios for a live,
in-person interview on her novel Weather Woman. Due to the pandemic, our
It’s Thursday, December 22nd, just two eves away from Christmas Eve, and
we’ve been in somewhat of a quandary as to how to celebrate on today’s
show. I think the classic story for this time of year is Charles Dickens’ A
Christmas Carol, first published on December 19th 1843...
In the spirit of the holiday season, we're re-airing one of our favorite
Jonesy episodes, which originally ran on December 23, 2021, the Eve of
Christmas Eve. Our guests are master storytellers Lynne Duddy and Lawrence
Lynne and Lawrence are the founders of Portla...
99 years is a long time, for people and orchestras, no matter how popular and
well established. So when one or the other reaches that milestone of
longevity, it’s cause for both astonishment and celebration. And that’s
what we’ll be doing on today’s show for a very popular ...