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Blonde on a Bum Trip with Mikki Gillette

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us on Tuesday, 21st at 6:00 pm for Transpositive PDX on KBOO Community Radio 90.7fm as we talk with playwright Mikki Gillette and actor Ruby Welch about "Blond on a Bum Trip" playing now at Reed Theater. "Blonde on a Bum Trip" is vibrant backstage comedy, the pl... Read more

Film at 11 celebrates Star Wars and the month of May with Mike Russell and others, for 24 May, 2024

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Mike Russell joins us to discuss two new books in the British Film Institute's Film Classics series, one on Star Wars, the other on The Empire Strikes Back, geared to the latest Star Wars series The Book of Boba Fett. In addition, Jeff Godsil looks at the career of Sylvia S... Read more

Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe in Murder My Sweet

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight the bedtime radio show for grownups presents the Lux Radio Theater adaptation of the 1944 RKO Pictures production of Raymond Chandler's 1940 detective novel Farewell My Lovely. Retitled as Murder My Sweet,. Dick Powell sheds his pretty boy image of the previous deca... Read more

GLAAD it's Queer Awards Season

Airs at: Sat, 05/18/2024 at 10:00pm - Sun, 05/19/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Queery
May 2024 saw the 35th GLAAD Media Awards and the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, providing a lot of opportunity to explore up and coming queer artists!    The GLAAD Media Awards began in 1990, representing content created in 1989. It is the longest running US awards show fo... Read more

AAPI Heritage Live Broadcast

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2024 at 5:00pm - 8:30pm
  On May 16th, we took a moment to celebrate and acknowledge Asian American Pacific Islander heritage.  We broadcast live from the annual fundraising event organized by APANO and APANO Action Fund (AF), held at Avenue, in Portland's Lloyd District.  This year's theme, "Ro... Read more

The Sampler brings some music for a partly cloudy day

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Featured on today's show willbe The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Miles Davis, Teddy Wilson, Herbie Mann, Gene Harris, Frank Sinatra and many more. Read more

Kimberly King Parsons, author of Black Light (re-broadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
The Talented Mr. Jonesy is off gallivanting in Italy, we’re not sure exactly where, so we’ll be re-airing a favorite episode from the archives. This one’s from KBOO’s long-running program Between the Covers and features an interview with Kimberly King Parsons for her story ... Read more

Reflecting on Reflections Coffee and Books

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We flipped the script for this program.  Black Book Talk co-host O B Hill is our guest, along with Gloria McMurtry.  They are the founders of Reflections Coffee and Books which, for 17 years, drew fans to the crossroads of MLK Blvd and Killingsworth St.   More than a coffee... Read more

Justin Taylor, author of the new novel Reboot

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Justin Taylor, author of the new novel Reboot, from Pantheon Books. Justin’s previous books include the memoir Riding with the Ghost, the novel The Gospel of Anarchy, and two story collections: Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever and Flings... Read more

Sounds Unsound late May '24

Airs at: Sun, 05/26/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
Sounds Unsound!!! Read more