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Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 10:00pm - 12:00am
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A variety of non-music, non-public affairs specials aired throughout the year.

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Four Mondays: A Radio Play

Airs at: Thu, 03/29/2018 at 10:00pm - Fri, 03/30/2018 at 12:00am
  “Four Mondays” is an original radio play that takes place over the course of four Mondays at the last saltwater pool in 1980's San Francisco.  The Crystal Plunge is quiet, the radiators are broken, letting out steam. Kasper from the Water Bureau is on the case, but first... Read more

Black KBOO!

Airs at: Thu, 03/29/2018 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
KBOO Radio began in 1968. 2018 marks 50 years of on-air programming. Join host Reggae Bob, Deena Bee, Shaheed Hamid, Celeste Carey, Tavis Miller, JJ Johnson, Mic Crenshaw, DJ Audio, Marvin Raines, and others as we share our Black KBOO History ! The Triumphs & Celebrations a... Read more

Radio Theater Project: Nick Nebula - Bad Case of Memory

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/27/2018 at 12:00am
An Original Story by David Van Meer This is a Crime Thiller set in the future. Nick Nebula is a private detective who with his android partner, Andrea Twobee, live in the asteroid belt. Taking on strange cases that Andrea handles with smarts and common sense with Nick maki... Read more

Steam Radio Syndicate: The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/27/2018 at 12:00am
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the Steam Radio Syndicate takes on a classic ballad telling the tale of Frankie and Johnny, the story of a woman, Frankie, who finds that her man Johnny was making love to another woman and shoots him dead..  Poems, songs and history converge for an hour-long broadcast orig... Read more

Sam Muller interviews Julian Hunter

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Sam Muller and Julian Hunter met recently at a bookstore, and became fast friends Sam and Julian attended the opening of 50 Years of KBOO at the Oregon Historical Society, where Sam interviewed Julian about his art practice, his Iranian background, and much more. We thank... Read more

Steam Radio Syndicate: John Henry

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/23/2018 at 12:00am
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Sounds and stories from the deck of the tugboat. The story of steel driving man John Henry   Steam Folk: The Ballad of John Henry - Sounds and stories from the deck of the UV746 Tugboat on the Willamette River.   The Steam Radio Syndicate takes on a classic ballad tel... Read more

Dr. Demento 2018

Airs at: Fri, 01/19/2018 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we welcome Dr Demento back to Portland. This short radio program will give a taste of the 3 events he'll be leading this weekend at Reed College. Friday, January 19 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm Dr. Demento: The Life and Music of Frank Zappa Vollum College Center, Lectu... Read more

In the Spirit of Peace & Understanding - An Audio Collage of Word Music & Poetry

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2018 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
The Magical Mystery Tour is a show produced in Vermont by  Tonio Epstein  that dives into the heart of things, exploring new ideas and new ways of seeing in this wondrous crazy world we share together. This episode is a audio collage of poetry, music and poetry in the spiri... Read more

Steam Radio Syndicate: Big Rock Candy Mountain

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/26/2017 at 12:00am
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Originally recorded live from the decks, holds, causeways and crevasses of the 150′ steamship in 2014, the Steam Radio Syndicate was an amazing group of technically proficient artists who came together to create a live multimedia soundscape with slam-poetry, fiction, music,... Read more

Sorry Wrong Number

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2017 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
SORRY, WRONG NUMBER is written by Lucille Fletcher and originally aired on the radio series "Suspense" May 25th, 1943 starring Agnes Moorehead THIS version of the program was recorded over several weeks last month by a group of actors in Salem, Oregon The actors: Jo Dodg... Read more