It’s been a month and a day since the governors of both Oregon and Washington shut down all but a few businesses in an attempt to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus. How has the quarantine affected our local artists and the arts and cultural institutions in our region? We talked with RiverSea Gallery owner…
In tribute to the end of the Vietnam war 56 years ago, Michael reads a rewrite of a rewrite of a rewrite, called “Post Vietnam Syndrome.” And in recognition of this year’s May Day, he reads the simply titled “May Day 2020.”
On this program, Donna Quinn features a rotary telephone interview with Dr. Robert Michael Pyle, who is an American naturalist, writer, teacher, and founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. He is the author of 23 books, including “Chasing Monarchs,” “Where Bigfoot Walks,” and “Wintergreen,” which won the John Burroughs Medal, as well as…
Host Graham Nystrom continues to hold down the call-in fort in another week of COVID-19.
Donna Quinn does a socially distanced interview with Clatsop Community College President Chris Breitmeyer over the phone.
On The Conversation this time: Week 5 of our COVID talks. What’s looking up? And, what isn’t?
Michael kicks off National Poetry Month with Chp. 1 of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl,” followed by Allen’s biggest influence, Walt Whitman, with “From Leaves of Grass.” Finally we hear from Christopher Kramer’s “American Maelstrom.”
In honour of Women’s Her-story month, Michael reads “The E.R.A. (Equal Rights Amendment,” “A Declaration of Sentiments,” The 26ᵗʰ of August,” by Leonora Murry, and “Celebrating Two Women,” by Dr. Robert Brake.
Live recording of the Astoria City Council Meeting, Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020. This meeting was held on a Tuesday instead of a Monday because of the Presidents Day Holiday. At this meeting the city voted to uphold the Design Review Commission’s denial of the Grocery Outlet store proposed for the city’s east end gateway district.
Local News: Astoria City Council says no to Grocery Outlet proposal The Astoria City Council said no last night to the Grocery Outlet project that had been proposed for a triangular-shaped plot of land on Marine Drive next to the Shell station, in the Mill pond neighborhood on the city’s east end. The council denied…