Archive for February, 2011

The Lone Asian: Commentary

Feb 21, 2011 2 Comments by

By Dmae Roberts If you grew up in Oregon, you know what it was like to be the lone Asian (unless you were with family members) in a crowded room, restaurant, grocery store or public event.  It’s more unusual now to be the sole Asian in public  in Portland, and I’m surprised when it does […]

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Writers Read-A. Molotkov

Feb 22, 2011 1 Comment by

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A. Molotkov is a writer, composer, filmmaker and visual artist.  Born in St. Petersburg, he moved to the U.S. in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993.  He is the author of several novels, short story and poetry collections and the winner of the 2011 Boone’s Dock Press poetry chapbook contest for his […]

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WR2-Tracy Burkholder

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Our second Writers Read segment …this time from Tracy Burkholder of Portland who gives us two-minutes from her novel-in-progress You Can Go. Please Stay. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Burkholder has an MFA from Bennington College and has been published in The Portland Review, Silk Road and Pacific Review. Featured Music: Moira Smiley & […]

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Bridge of the Gods

Feb 01, 2011 Comments Off on Bridge of the Gods

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Host Dmae Roberts presents a membership edition of Stage & Studio featuring Native American Storyteller Ed Edmo from Tears of Joy Theatre’s “Bridge of the Gods.” This play tells the tale of the legendary Klickatat version of the fight between two chieftain brothers that caused the great land bridge in the Columbia Gorge to fall. […]

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Sherman: A Jazz Opera

Feb 15, 2011 1 Comment

Dmae talks with Portland Jazz great Thara Memory and Librettist S. Renee Mitchell about Sherman: A Jazz Opera opening at Ethos-IFCC during Black History Month. Sherman highlights Portland’s jazz history during the 1940s-50s, a high point of jazz when a growth of African American families moved into the North Williams Ave. We learn about some of […]

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