Archive for March, 2011

WR4- Ruby Murray

Mar 24, 2011 1 Comment by

In our fourth Writers Read segment, we’ll hear from Ruby Murray, a writer and photographer who lives in the Columbia River estuary. Murray is an enrolled Osage Indian, whose work focuses on people finding home within multiple cultures. She’s come to know the River and its history through her 1stgeneration Norwegian-American husband. A poem and photo-essay […]

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mar 25, 2011 Comments Off on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts features the Portland Playhouse production of August Wilson’s play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. We’ll be talking to Portland Playhouse’s Kevin Jones, director,and actors Julianne Johnson and Wendell Wright. Dmae also checks in Mari Watanabe of Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center about their Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival event April 3rd at noon to help  raise […]

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Are You Listening?

Mar 25, 2011 1 Comment by

Commentary by Dmae Roberts *originally published in The Asian Reporter. (photo by Laura Moulton) I fell in love with public radio in the 1980s while getting my degree in journalism at the University of Oregon (UO). At first I thought I’d go into print but then I started volunteering at KLCC, a community station in […]

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Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom

Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off on Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom

Producer Macon Reed worked with Dmae Roberts ona feature about Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, the debut story in the “Pushing Boundaries” series.   Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom who makes films about people he says we put an ex through: ex-cons, people with long histories of drug addiction, mental illness, and homelessness. He uses his films to start […]

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