What's on KPOV this week?

Special Thanksgiving Programming on KPOV

This Thanksgiving, KPOV will hold true to our long tradition

Center Stage- “Live” Washer Dryer from 2-4 pm

Center Stage- “Live”  Washer Dryer from 2-4 pm . …no,

Radical Songbook Friday

Songs and words celebrating the election results and looking forward

The Point, Monday 11/12

Byron Buck and David Welton, representing “Yes In My Backyard

The Point, Wednesday 11/14

Redmond’s City Manager, Keith Witcosky will be talking with Louise

The Point, Friday 11/16

Dr. Shirley Metcalf, President of Central Oregon Community College will

The Radical Songbook, Friday 11/16

From Freedom Summer to Bend–Marion Davidson was in Mississippi in

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 11/15 and Sunday 11/17

The Ultimate Oldies Show – Class of 1962 – Instrumentals
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KPOV – High Desert Community Radio

Welcome to 88.9 KPOV! KPOV broadcasts from Bend, Oregon and reaches listeners throughout Deschutes County and into Crook County.  With over 40 locally produced programs and 70 hosts, KPOV is radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon.

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KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863

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Why Our Signal is Weak

We at KPOV apologize for our weak signal these last few days.  We are having some transmission equipment issues.

We have ordered a new transmitter which we will be installing soon. In the meantime, we are working to repair the existing equipment as quickly as possible.

You can still listen to kpov on our live stream on kpov.org.

Special Thanksgiving Programming on KPOV

corncopia-2016-redThis Thanksgiving, KPOV will hold true to our long tradition of airing the 2008 Bend concert by Arlo Guthrie. Excited?

We will also feature lots of other special programs, along with some of your usual Thursday favorites. Read more for the full schedule.

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New Show on KPOV — Voices from the Margins

KPOV’s newest show, Voices from the Margins, now airs at 1:00 p.m. every Tuesday. Voices from the Margins is an interview-based show that explores non-dominant cultural narratives and issues impacting marginalized populations.  A rotating cast of five hosts will highlight stories and communities not typically centered in mainstream media.

Tune in to 88.9 FM or kpov.org.

New Show — New York Philharmonic This Week!

We know many of you love classical music, so KPOV is expanding our selection. We are proud to offer our listeners New York Philharmonic This Week, a weekly series of the best in classical music from one of the world’s longest-running and most celebrated orchestras.  New York Philharmonic This Week will air Sundays at Noon.

Combined with Sunday Classics at 10:00 a.m., you can sit back and enjoy hours of great classical music right here on your favorite station.

KPOV to Broadcast City Club Forum

To bring you in-depth discussions of important local issues, KPOV broadcasts live each month from the City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums. The forums occur on the third Thursday of each month at 11:45 a.m.

Tune in Thursday, November 15 at 11:45 a.m., when the topic will be “ Politics, Sex & Religion: How to have difficult conversations without being difficult.” Listen to City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums on KPOV at 88.9 FM or live streaming on kpov.org. KPOV archives past Monthly Luncheon Forums at kpov.org/city-club-forums/, so you can listen any time.

KPOV Receives a Grant from Collins Foundation

KPOV was recently awarded an important $7,000 grant from Collins Foundation. KPOV expresses our deep gratitude to Collins Foundation for their generous support of KPOV and for showing confidence KPOV’s ability to meet their high standards.

KPOV was funded by Collins Foundation to support KPOV’s new radio transmitter project. KPOV is working to replace its existing transmitter to ensure reliable service to the Central Oregon community for many years to come.


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