What's on KPOV this week?

The Point, Monday 7/25

Carolyn Eagan, Economic Development Director for the City of Bend,

New Orleans Calling, Monday 7/25

The story of New Orleans boogie-woogie piano player Champion Jack

This Way Out, Tuesday 7/26

On this week’s “This Way Out” with host Lucia Chappelle, Midlife

The Point, Tuesday 7/26

Distorted leaves on your plants? It may not be a
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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.

Listener Supported and Volunteer Powered!

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

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KPOV Summer Youth Radio Camps Coming Up!


Summer is here and KPOV’s Youth Radio Camps are ready to go!

Enrollment is now open for KPOV’s week long summer radio camps, for youth ages 10-14.
Sign up through Bend Parks and Rec (keyword search for KPOV)
(Or call KPOV to sign up with your member discount. 541-322-0863)

Youth will learn how to be a DJ, how to conduct an interview, go live on the air, make fake ads, record skits, and generally have fun!  For the summer schedule and to see a video of a KPOV camp, read on!
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KPOV receives a grant From US Bankcorp

US Bancorp check presentation July 2015.forwebKPOV wishes to thank US Bankcorp for awarding KPOV a grant to fund our programming and operations for the next year. With funding from US Bank KPOV will be able to train more local hosts for our talk shows, including The Point, and continue improving our programming.

We are very grateful for US Bankcorp for supporting KPOV and other organizations working for a better Central Oregon.

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Teen DJ Class Forming

Calling all Teens interested in being a radio DJ on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour!

We need 3-5 of you to create a Teen DJ class in mid-August. The class will qualify you to be a DJ on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour, each Wednesday and Thursday at 4:00. Play your own music and talk about issues you think are important in our community.

If this sounds like you, contact Amy (amy@kpov.org) as soon as you can.

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Bend Roots Revival Is September 23-25. KPOV Will Broadcast!

Bend Roots LogoThe 10th annual Bend Roots Revival is coming this year September 23-25 on Shevlin Hixon Road near the Old Mill (same place as last year).

KPOV will be broadcasting from the main stages as we have done since the beginning. Stay tuned for more details, but save the dates.

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KPOV Will Broadcast from Bend Fall Festival

2106 Fall Festival logoContinuing our commitment to bring you the best in live local music, KPOV will be broadcasting from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at Fall Festival.

The festival is September 30 – October 2 in downtown Bend.

More details to come, but save the dates!

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KPOV Receives a Grant from MRG Foundation

KPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation for awarding cropped-mrg-foundation-logoKPOV a grant for 2016-2017 to support our role as a resource for social justice and community organizing in Central Oregon.

We are deeply honored by and proud of the confidence MRG Foundation shows in KPOV by funding High Desert Community Radio.

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12:00 am - 2:00 am The Radical Songbook
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  • 12:00 am - The Radical Songbook
  • 2:00 am - BIG SCREEN / little screen
  • 4:00 am - Rock en Espanol
  • 5:00 am - Linea Abierta
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KPOV Summer Youth Radio Camps Coming Up!

Summer is here and KPOV’s Youth Radio Camps are ready to go! Enrollment is now open for KPOV’s week long

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