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Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom

Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off on Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom by

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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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

Feb 08, 2011 Comments Off on 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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Coming Home: Return of Alutiiq Masks

Nov 27, 2010 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts presents a half-hour version ofComing Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks, a one-hour radio documentary that interweaves oral history interviews, Alutiiq music and soundscapes.This full-length documentary originally aired in 208 on about 188 public radio stations around the country. Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks takes us to Kodiak, Alaska where Alutiiq […]

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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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Stories From The Streets & Ernest Bloch

Jan 18, 2011 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts presents “Stories From The Streets”-readings by Lunacy Stageworks & Streetroots newspaper as part of continued coverage on the Fertile Ground Festival. Producer Tali Singer also offers an artistic feature story on the the life, music and photographs of Oregon Composer Ernest Bloch  the Oregon Jewish Museum. In the first part Stage and Studio, […]

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Three Women Playwrights

Jan 04, 2011 2 Comments

Host and producer Dmae Roberts talks with three women playwrights whose work will be featured in the upcoming Fertile Ground Festival: Susan Mach, Erin Leddy and Camille Cettina. From January 20-30, the Fertile Ground Festival will feature new works from local artists, including everything from dance to music to visual arts to fully staged productions. […]

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