Poetry

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Art, Ecology, Poetry

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A reading from CMarie Fuhrman, an author and poet whose work is rooted in the landscape of the West and includes the collection of poems, Camped Beneath the Dam, and two  anthologies, Cascadia Field Guide: Art, Ecology, and Poetry and Native Voices: Indigenous Poetry, Craft... Read more

"Black Book Talk" Sampler

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We're featuring portions of ....a 2003 interview with internationally-recognized novelist Ernest J. Gaines regarding A Lesson Before Dying. .... a 2008 chat with then-newcomer Felicia Pride about her collection of essays The Message: 100 Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greates... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 25, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Back to School (and Gun Violence): Right wing gun lovers are doubling down on their push to arm teachers. But as it turns out, gun-toting personnel in schools make violence wors... Read more

Playful Presence: Interview with a Multidisciplinary Artist

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 10:00pm - Tue, 11/07/2023 at 11:00pm
Produced for Playful Presence
Taj talks with EJ Huerta, a playwright, mask maker, improviser, and actor based in Santa Barbara, California. The conversation covers the creative process, using pauses, dealing with creative blocks, how structure helps creativity, and what it's like to be a Brit in the US ... Read more

Walt Curtis Tribute

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/19/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we honor the passing of long time KBOO on air host Walt Curtis of The Talking Earth. Ten years ago I brought Walt into the studio to record him reading a story by Jack London called Hobos That Pass In The Night. About London's own years riding the rails looking for ... Read more

Previewing the 7th Annual Portland Writers Picnic

Airs at: Wed, 09/06/2023 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The 7th Annual Portland Writers Picnic takes place this Sunday, September 10th from 11am to 4pm at Laurelhurst Park. And if you’re a writer, in or around Portland, you’re invited! Families, too.  We’re fortunate to have three of the picnic organizers, and members-in-good-s... Read more

Illmatic Consequences: The Clapback to Opponents of "Critical Race Theory"

Airs at: Thu, 09/07/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Illmatic Consequences was influenced by rapper Nas’s 1994 debut album Illmatic,” which features internal rhymes and inner-city narratives based on Nas’s personal experiences. “Nas’s 1994 album ‘Illmatic’ is fundamentally a statement of self-worth. It’s not even just a co... Read more

Folk Espresso - Friends and Strangers

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Join host Jonathan Lay for songs and tunes on the theme of friends and strangers. It's a rich blend of select folk music, carefully prepared and served up to invigorate your day. Artists in this episode include: Terri Grayum & Gwen Thomas; John Gorka; Jon Bartlett & Rika R... Read more

Jerry Foster of Passinart Theatre Company

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Passinart's most ambitious event of the year, the Pacific Northwest Multi-Cultural Readers Series & Film Festival, is sure to bring new talents to the stage and screen. Check them out! Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 08/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Commemorating the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Read more