Movie Night #2 - This Is Spinal Tap - Costume Party!

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It ‘s not just Movie Night…It’s a party!… A costume party! Come dressed like your favorite 80’s band rocker. Prizes for best costume!

Join us April 1st (no foolin’) for Movie Night with KPOV showcasing what some call the funniest mock-u-mentary or rock-u-mentary of all time. Get out the hairspray, let down your hair and come dressed like a rock star.

Movie Night with KPOV is a fundraiser for your community radio station. Graciously hosted by Volcanic Theater Pub. Doors open at 7pm, show at 7:30pm. Tickets available at BendTicket. Pick up your tickets without a fee at the station during office hours of 1-5pm, Monday through Friday, just south of downtown at 501 NW Bond.

Support KPOV This Spring for Powerful Grassroots Radio

Cascade School of Music at KPOV’s Membership Drive

Cascade School of Music at KPOV’s Membership Drive

When you support KPOV, you give power to the people to create their own local radio. That’s why 88.9 FM is always the best on the dial.

To keep real radio rolling, become a KPOV member or renew during the Spring Membership Drive, April 19-27 (you can do it now too).

We offer great thank-you gifts starting at pledges of $60. We also hold exciting drawings for a Grand Prize (The Roots concert) and Early Bird Prize (Jackson’s Corner). See the details and drawing eligibility here.

KPOV's Next DJ Training Class Begins April 6!

Interested in learning all about community radio? Thinking about becoming a KPOV DJ?  Want to host Youth Radio Hour?


KPOV's Spring DJ training class for both adults and teens is coming up on April 6, with two follow-up hands-on studio sessions. It's the first step. You will learn everything from the history and law of community radio to hands on production and broadcast skills. 

The class is presented in conjunction with COCC Community Learning. Registration is ongoing at these links for the adult class and the teen class or call COCC at 541- 383-7270. Contact for more information.

“Historic Moments of Central Oregon” to Air on KPOV

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KPOV is now airing “15 Minute Histories,” rebroadcasting stories told by Central Oregon pioneers and settlers to KBND’s Kessler Cannon in 1953. This recorded series comes out of a collaborative effort between the Deschutes County Historical Society and Deschutes Public Library. KPOV will play two oral histories each month on The Point between 9 and 9:30 am, on the second Friday and third Wednesday in a segment called “Historic Moments of Central Oregon.”

Spring Break Youth Radio Camp coming up

Do you know an aspiring DJ between the ages of 10-14? Or someone who wants to have fun learning audio recording and editing? If so, KPOV's Spring Break Radio Camp is just for them! Camp will be held during Spring break, March 25-29, 9am to noon.

This camp teaches our community's youth what its like to be a DJ, interview friends, talk on live air as well as tell a story with sound effects, music, and humor. KPOV will also work with the group to produce a one-hour radio show that will be broadcast on 88.9! Students will even be able to take home a copy to share with friends and family.

Sign up through Bend Parks and Rec (keyword search for KPOV).

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KPOV Is Hiring Underwriting Representatives

Want to make some extra money and support a great cause – KPOV?  Join the KPOV team as an underwriting representative.

KPOV is looking for motivated, dedicated community radio lovers, or sales enthusiasts, to help KPOV engage Central Oregon businesses in supporting KPOV through underwriting. Put your go-getter attitude and stellar communication skills to work supporting KPOV!

Learn more details and how to apply on our job page.