What's on KPOV this week?

Listen to the Waterfront Blues Festival, July 2-5

KPOV will be simulcasting the Waterfront Blues Festival from Portland

The Point Friday 7/3

Bret and Carolyn chat with long-time Bend resident Cheri Helfenstein,

The Ultimate Oldies Show

The Ultimate Oldies Show – Mike Ficher – The Beatles

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.

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Listen to the Waterfront Blues Festival, July 2-5

KPOV will be simulcasting the Waterfront Blues Festival from Portland July 4th weekend!  This simulcast is a project of Oregon Community Media.  Thanks also to KBOO.
Tune in Thursday July 2nd through Sunday July 5th for great live music from the Waterfront Blues Festival.  Read more for times and schedules.

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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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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