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Building Bridges 7/7

“The Fire Next Time: Response to The Taking of Black

New Orleans Calling 7/6

To celebrate New Orleans Calling’s first full year and as

Making Contact 7/7

This is a special encore edition. The female body as

Alternative Radio 7/7

“Radical Compassion” with Vandana Shiva on Alternative Radio on July
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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!

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KPOV’s 10th Anniversary Thanks and Winning Raffle Tickets

Thank you all the people who joined our Tenth Anniversary Party June 30 and thanks to our sponsors, raffle prize donors, cupcake donors, volunteers, bands, and everyone else who made our celebration great!

10th Birthday sponsor packet_page 1.graphicThanks to Five Pint Mary, Dennis McGregor and the Spoilers, MOsley WOtta, Triage Improv, the Around the Bend Players, and Comic Celeste Franklin.

Thanks to all of you who purchased raffle tickets!. If you weren’t there for the raffle drawing just after MOsley WOtta, read more to find the winning ticket numbers and prizes

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KPOV Broadcasts from The Bend Summer Festival July 11- 12

KPOV Locals Only Stage Summer 2013 (4) (640x500)Listen to live local music on KPOV as we broadcast from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at the Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival.

KPOV’s broadcast will take place Saturday, July 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday July 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Listen on 88.9 FM, live streaming at kpov.org, or on our streaming archives at kpov.org.

Read more for the schedule of bands.

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Announcing “Crystal Queer”!

Thanks to support from The Equity Foundation KPOV is proud to bring you the pilot segment of our new LGBTQ teen program, “Crystal Queer”.

We have been working towards this since last fall and we are excited to present the pilot program this week.  This segment is teen written and produced, and teen named!

Listen to the pilot here.

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KPOV featured in the Bend Bulletin!

This Saturday, the Bend Bulletin ran a great article on KPOV’s 10th anniversary and 10 years on the air. Titled “KPOV Celebrates 10 years: Bend Community Radio Station is Booming”, the article features KPOV on the front page of the Community Life section.  The feature includes contributions from KPOV founders, long time DJs, and staff.

Check it out here —  http://www.bendbulletin.com/entertainment/3242020-151/kpov-celebrates-10-years

Thank you, Bend Bulletin!

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Increasing KPOV’s coverage of the arts!

KPOV has received grants from Deschutes Cultural Coalition and Deschutes County to sustain and increase KPOV’s coverage of arts and culture in Deschutes County!

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We are very excited for this project to increase the visibility of our local musicians and artists; to provide community access to high quality recordings of visiting talent; and to expand opportunities for Deschutes County residents to experience the arts.

An anonymous northwest author has pledged $1000 towards this project.
Brooks Resources has also pledged $500.

We are looking for the final $500 for the project budget!
If you would like to help with a donation, contact KPOV’s station manager!

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KPOV Broadcasts from The Bend Summer Festival July 11- 12

Listen to live local music on KPOV as we broadcast from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at the Bank of

Announcing “Crystal Queer”!

Thanks to support from The Equity Foundation KPOV is proud to bring you the pilot segment of our new LGBTQ teen

Enrollment open in KPOV’s summer radio kids’ camps!

Enrollment is now open for summer camp!  We are offering week-long experiences this summer; for ages 10-14. Sign up now through