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OSF’s New Works

Aug 19, 2018 Comments Off on OSF’s New Works by

Dmae features two new premiere productions at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. First up we talk with Jessica Ko who plays a vengeful ghost in the U.S. premiere of  Snow in Midsummer  by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig adapted from a classical Chinese drama about injustice and trauma. Then we visit again with playwright Idris Goodwin about his […]

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Margaret Cho is Back

Aug 12, 2018 Comments Off on Margaret Cho is Back by

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Dmae and Susannah Mars of Artslandia talk with actress, comedienne and activist Margaret Cho. She’s back in Portland and headlining at the Helium Club on Thurs., Aug. 30th at 8 p.m., Fri., Aug. 31st and Sat., Sept.1st at 7:30 & 10 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 2nd at 7:30p.m. Find out more at margaretcho.com.  We’ll ask her […]

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Changing Shakespeare

Jul 29, 2018 Comments Off on Changing Shakespeare by

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Dmae talks with three artistic directors who represent three companies working at diversity and changing Shakespeare offerings during the summer. We’ll hear from Asae Dean of Salt and Sage Productions, Paul Susi of Portland Actors Ensemble and Jennifer Lanier of OPS Fest. (Aired 11am 7/31/18 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Salt and Sage Productions offers […]

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JAW Turns 20!

Jul 22, 2018 Comments Off on JAW Turns 20!

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Dmae features the 20th annual JAW: A Playwrights Festival (short for Just Add Water) at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. The festival runs July 27-29. She’ll talk with festival director Rose Riordan and playwright Clarence Coo whose play The Birds of Empathy will receive a staged reading. We’ll also talk with Promising Playwright Michael Walsh about the work he and other […]

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Chamber Music Northwest

Jul 14, 2018 Comments Off on Chamber Music Northwest

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Dmae talks with David Shifrin, artistic director of Chamber Music Northwest, about the Summer Festival 2018 series offering Beyond the Cultural Revolution. We’ll get an overview of the Summer Fest now in progress and hear about the exploration of Chinese music with some of the best national and international Chinese musicians. The series The Silver River composed […]

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CoHo Summerfest

Jul 07, 2018 Comments Off on CoHo Summerfest

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Dmae features the last two shows of CoHo SUMMERFEST 2018. We’ll feature Pratik Motwani’s solo show #//<EMBEDDED>//#  (performing July 12 – 15 at 7:30pm) and Philip’s Glass Menagerie  (performing July 19 – 22 at 8pm) directed by Philip Cuomo, producing artistic director of CoHo Productions. We’ll hear about these two shows as well what’s coming up next season at CoHo. (Aired 11am 7/10/18 on KBOO […]

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Vera Starbard + Our Voices

Jun 17, 2018 Comments Off on Vera Starbard + Our Voices

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Dmae features Alaska Native Playwright Vera Starbard and her play Our Voices Will Be Heard that was first produced at Perseverance Theatre and adapted into a radio play by Native Voice One. The play focuses on the journey of a mother and daughter and infuses Alaska Native storytelling traditions to tell a story of childhood sexual abuse. We’ll hear […]

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Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

Jun 09, 2018 Comments Off on Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

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Dmae presents Elina Lim, creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, a show with storytellers of color sharing their stories. Lim first began this storytelling series after experiences as the only Person of Color in other storytelling shows. She started Invisible Spectrum to create opportunities for PoC storytellers. And in the later part of the show, Dmae re-airs […]

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