A Story Told, August 18 2022

Salman Rushdie earns the ultimate literary award: a politically and religiously motivated death sentence, in, “My Dinner with Salman Rushdie,” written by Eugene Robinson. Also, happy birthday to the station’s own Michael McCusker, PSU’s David Horowitz, unofficial poet laureate Walt Curtis, and Shanghaied in Astoria godmother Judy Niland.

ARTS – Live & Local! August 12, 2022

Friday, August 12th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman hosts:    Multi media artist Terry Robinett & Light artist Jill Mulholland on Astoria Big Heads in the Regatta Parade.   Painter & Musician Bette Lu Krause with the PAA Summer Open Studio Tour on the Long Beach Peninsula, WA.   Teri…

ARTS – Live & Local! August 05, 2022

Friday, August 5th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman hosts:    Heather Douglas from The Alliance for Equity in Education funded by CCC & The Meyer Memorial Trust hosts Designer, Maker, Problem solver Damion Triplett with his zine Their Our Story, personal reflections for the BLM movement; at the AVA Gallery….

Talk of Our Towns, August 04 2022

“How Can We Help?”   In today’s world, we are swamped with a constant tsunami of disturbing images and news of pain, suffering, and conflict through 24/7 access to tv, radio, social media, blogs, texts, and tweets.  Many of us tune out in response to feeling overwhelmed and powerless to do anything about the myriad problems…

House Select Committee on Climate Crisis Field Hearing, August 03 2022

This hearing examines the challenges facing Oregon’s coastal communities and ecosystems due to the climate crisis and opportunities for the federal government to help state, local, and Tribal partners build resilient, climate-ready coasts. The committee received testimony from: Dr. Elaine Placido, Executive Director, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership. Placido is a veteran of the Coast Guard and…

ARTS – Live & Local! July 29, 2022

Friday, July 29th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman hosts:    Astoria Visual Arts director Annie Eskelin and participating artists Robert Paulmenn & Jane Adams on the Astoria Open Studios Tour with more than 50 artists.   Cannon Beach History Center & Museum manager Andrea Suarez, Development coordinator Deanna Duplechain &…

Arts! Live & Local July 22, 2022

Friday, July 22nd at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman hosts:    Co-founder, Artistic director & Opera singer Bereniece Jones-Centeno & Orchestra leader & Pianist Vincent Centeno with Cascadia Chamber Opera’s production of The Banshee @ the Larsen Center in Astoria.   Artist Morrison Pierce & Musician Tim Root with The Not-So…

Arts! Live & Local July 15, 2022

Friday, July 15th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman hosts:    Pianist Jennifer Goodenberger & Violinist Kim Angelis play original music at the Astoria Library 10th St concert series & the Finn Fest in Naselle.   Artists Kitty Paino & Carolyn Myers Lindberg on the Trails End Art Association 71st Annual Judged…