Once Upon a Time

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The power of autobiography. To recognize our own stories as epics worth sharing with the world. — Consuelo wishes to involve the community / audience in sharing their stories so we can all see ourselves as the heroes of our lives. Using our remembrance as a tool to know ourselves.

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Once Upon a Time on 06/07/24

Airs at: Fri, 06/07/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Once Upon a Time on 05/17/24

Airs at: Fri, 05/17/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Jessica E. Johnson

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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    --------   LIVE ➜Phone Lines Open, 503.231.8032 ➜Listeners encouraged to participate   Jessica E. Johnson (she/they) is the author of the book-length poem Metabolics (Acre Poetry Series), the chapbook In Absolutes We Seek Each Other (New Michigan Press), and the mem... Read more

Matty Charles, singer/songwriter for the Jackson County Kills

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Matty spent a tumultuous youth in the all-ages clubs of Portland's seedy downtown, where he learned to play guitar and perform. The DIY culture of this environment instilled skepticism for the mainstream. This attitude was affirmed by the growing Anti-folk movement in N... Read more

Jaye Nasir

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Jaye Nasir is a writer whose work blurs the line between the real and the unreal. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in many small literary journals, both local and international, including Buckman Journal, Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest, Strange Hor... Read more

Héctor Mejia Zamora - Autobiography, and Oral Tradition

Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  As an immigrant from Guatemala, to the USA, Héctor shares with us his experiences about becoming an immigrant in the US.  As a resident of Portland, OR he tells us about his challenges and projects.     Autobiography is also an oral tradition that goes from generation to... Read more

Consuelo and Topaz are back on a day of remembrance

Airs at: Fri, 03/01/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Consuelo reminisces about life experiences that have marked her life, regrets, failures, successes, love.    Topaz joins once more to discuss and read poetry.   ---- ----- Read more

Matt Knutson, "Exploring our memories"

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Matt Knutson is a graduate of the University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop, where he won the Joanna Leake Prize for Fiction Thesis. He's been a resident at the Sundress Academy for the Arts and his work has appeared in Cola Literary Review, Expat Press, Bat Ci... Read more

Topaz, a poet

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  On this episode of Once Upon a Time, we have an individual who describes himself as a dreaded poet philosopher. Topaz has been recently been published in the poetry anthology The Circle, published by Pierian Springs Press. He will be sharing autobiographical short stori... Read more

Matthew Cortese: " Japan: A destination and a dream"

Airs at: Fri, 01/19/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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    As an introduction to Japan, we are listening to Japanese Jazz and the version of "Take Five".   Then, Matthew, tells us about the first time he learned about Japan. He was in the first grade. His teacher spoke about a country called Japan. Since then, he started th... Read more