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Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

Apr 08, 2017 Comments Off on Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane by

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Dmae welcomes back NY Times best-selling author Lisa See who has just released her new book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. Lisa See spends a couple of years researching and writing her books. Since Dmae spoke with her in 2014, the author has been researching the Akha, an ethnic people  in the Yunnan region of China and […]

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Two World Premieres

Apr 01, 2017 Comments Off on Two World Premieres by

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Dmae talks with director Rose Riordan about the world premiere play Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore at Portland Center Stage at the Armory through April 30th. Always personal and funny, Weedman turns life’s pain into memorable stories and this time songs as she takes on the alter ego of a country singer named Tami Lisa. Hear […]

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Tomas & The Library Lady

Mar 18, 2017 Comments Off on Tomas & The Library Lady by

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Dmae talks with artistic director Stan Foote of Oregon Children’s Theatre. He’ll be joined by director Rebecca Martinez and actor Marcelino Hernandez from Tomás & the Library Lady. The show runs April 1st through 29th at the Winningstad Theatre. We’ll hear about the play that promotes literacy based on the true story of Mexican-American Tomás Rivera, chancellor of the University […]

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Stories From Rural Oregon

Mar 11, 2017 Comments Off on Stories From Rural Oregon

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Dmae features rural Oregon author Bing Bingham and his book Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West. We’ll hear about his stories of ordinary people in Eastern Oregon and their perspectives and lives are shaped by their surroundings. He’ll be reading from his book at 6pm on March 20th.at the American Legion Post 134 in Portland. And […]

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Brontë

Feb 18, 2017 Comments Off on Brontë

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Dmae welcomes Bag&Baggage Productions and the NW premiere of of Brontë by Polly Teale, a play about the famous literary sisters. We’ll talk with artistic director Scott Palmer and two actors Morgan Cox (who plays Emily Brontë ), Jessi Walters (who plays Anne Brontë). The play is being performed at the HIllsboro Public Library in a promenade style throughout the library. […]

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Black History Month Women

Feb 11, 2017 Comments Off on Black History Month Women

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Join Dmae for a one-hour membership drive Black History Month special focusing on three Portland productions about or created by strong women. First off we’ll visit with three actors from In the Blood by noted African-American playwright Suzan-Lori Parks produced by Portland Actors Conservatory. Then we’ll meet Maiesha McQueen starring as famed singer/actress Ethel Waters in His Eye is on […]

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Literary Lesbians + On The Edge

Feb 05, 2017 Comments Off on Literary Lesbians + On The Edge

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Dmae features three authors Lori L Lake, Louisa Kelley and Sandra de Helen featured in the upcoming event  Literary Lesbian Love: A somewhat romantic book fair! We’ll hear about their work, their literary event on Feb. 11th and what it takes to succeed in the Lesbian book market. And in the latter part of the show, Dmae checks in […]

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Forever Dusty at Triangle

Jan 23, 2017 Comments Off on Forever Dusty at Triangle

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Dmae talks with Don Horn, artistic director of Triangle Productions and actor Leah Yorkston who stars as the famed singer Dusty Springfield in Forever Dusty. We’ll talk about the show and hear some Dusty Springfield songs. We’ll catch up with the theatre company about the rest of their season as well as their Brown Paper Bag reading series […]

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