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PIFF 37

Feb 02, 2014 Comments Off by

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Dmae talked to Morgen Ruff, exhibition program assistant and Nick Bruno, pr/marketing assistant both from the Northwest Film Center. They filled in for Bill Foster who was ill (get well, Bill!) and talked the 37th Portland International Film Festival (PIFF 37), February 6th- 22nd.  Featured music is David Ornette Cherry. Hear his music DavidOrnetteCherry.com.  (Show encores  11am Sat […]

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Fertile Ground 2014

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off by

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Fertile Ground City‐Wide Festival of New Work is back. Dmae talks with festival director Nicole Lane and two of the groups features: Playwrite with executive director/founder Bruce Livingston and Passin’ Art Theatre with director Jaye Austin Williams of American King Umps. Now in it’s sixth year, Portland plays host to hundreds of playwrights, actors, dancers and designers and […]

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Chinglish at PCS

Jan 11, 2014 Comments Off by

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Join Dmae for a special look David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish at Portland Center Stage with director May Adrales and actors Tina Chilip and Peter O’Connor. We’ll hear about what’s like to work on a bilingual Chinese/English play and about the cultural and language differences permeating this comedic look at international relations. Delving deeply into language […]

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David Henry Hwang, Master Playwright

Jan 05, 2014 Comments Off by

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Dmae features David Henry Hwang, Tony award-winning playwright of M. Butterfly, The Dance and the Railroad and Chinglish which soon opens on Jan. 11-Feb. 9 at Portland Center Stage.  For the last 30 years, Hwang has had a prolific career on the stage and screen and expanded into opera projects with Phillip Glass and musical theatre adaptions like Disney’s Aida with Elton […]

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POV Dance

Jan 05, 2014 Comments Off

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In a special 11:30am edition of Stage & Studio, features POV Dance about an unususal dance and multimedia installation performance in the historic landmark building Leftbank. Dmae talks with POV co-artistic director Noel Plemmons and Mandy Cregan and project designer/ filmmaker Patrick Weishampel  POV Dance presents 3×3, an original architecturally-based work of contemporary dance, set in the three integrated […]

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Raising Cane: Hawaii’s Labor & Resistance

Dec 29, 2013 Comments Off

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Stage & Studio presents a special documentary from the “Crossing East” Asian Pacific American history series, winner of the 1996 Peabody award. This is excerpted from the “Raising Cane” segment by Robynn Takayama and Dmae Roberts. For more info on the series visit: http://crossingeast.org PART ONE: “Hard Labor” narrated by Dann Seki. First they used Hawaiian labor on […]

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A Circus Carol

Dec 14, 2013 Comments Off

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Sometimes you just want Scrooge to sing and all the characters to do acrobatics. That’s what happens in A Circus Carol, the brainchild of Wanderlust Circus and 3 Leg Torso. Dmae talks with Noah Mickens of Wanderlust who plays Scrooge and Bela Balogh of 3 Leg about their collaboration and we’ll hear clips from the […]

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Rethinking Holiday Shows

Dec 07, 2013 Comments Off

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Finding holiday fare to produce in a theatre season can be a difficult task. A theatre can only do so many Charles Dickens and Christmas movie adaptations before looking for more offbeat choices. Dmae focuses on two plays that are wildly different from each other: Artists Repertory Theatre’s Xmas Unplugged directed by Louanne Moldovan and Rusty […]

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Portland Revels 2013 + OSF on Broadway

Dec 01, 2013 Comments Off

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For 19 years, Portland Revels has brought a festive blend of folklore, music, dance and cultural traditions all year long to culminate in the spectacle production of Christmas Revels (Dec. 6-15). Join Dmae for a talk and live concert with executive director Debby Garman, Vagabond Opera’s Eric Stern and director Bruce Hostetler. We’ll hear tales and […]

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Singlehandedly + Our Town

Nov 17, 2013 Comments Off

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The power of a great story and a classic play re-imagined Dmae Roberts talks with Portland Story Theater about their New Works Solo series, Singlehandedly, with co-founder Lynne Duddy and guest artist Denis Gessing. Then we’ll hear about the enduring legacy of Thorton Wilder’s Our Town.  John Berendzen tells us about Liminal’s multimedia 2.0 version […]

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