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The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Dec 23, 2011 Comments Off on The Mystery of Opal Whiteley by

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Dmae Roberts opens up the audio vault with Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley. This half-hour documentary was  first produced in 1986 with playwright Dorothy Velasco and tells the story of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy when critics declared her diary a hoax. In […]

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Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy by

Dmae Roberts visits with Robin Lane, the Founder and Artistic Director of Do Jump! Plus a piece by Erin Leddy. This holiday season, Do Jump! presents their new holiday show, Ahhh HA. Dmae will also feature an audio piece from  Hand2Mouth ensemble member Erin Leddy, highlighting her return to Portland after touring to Seattle and New Orleans with […]

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Singing With The Julians

Nov 05, 2011 2 Comments by

Dmae Roberts records a personal concert with The Julians, a female genre-defying quartet. This new Portland group blends contemporary song, jazz, Indian pop tunes and classical choral music to create their own style of powerhouse singing. Go behind the scenes and hear four songs you’re not likely to forget. This is an encore broadcast. The Julians […]

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3 Leg Torso ‘Animals & Cannibals’

Oct 11, 2011 Comments Off on 3 Leg Torso ‘Animals & Cannibals’

Host Dmae Roberts presents the founders of the popular Portland group, 3 Leg Torso, Bela Belogh & Courtney Von Drehle. The original ‘meester’ street performers have turned 3 Leg Torso into a world class eclectic band. They present pieces from their hit CD “Animals & Cannibals” and talk about their longtime collaboration that began in the […]

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What We Can Do About Breast Cancer

Oct 27, 2011 Comments Off on What We Can Do About Breast Cancer

When my mom died after three years of battling breast cancer, I decided to work on a project with women who survived the illness. To me it was a way to create more awareness about how devastating this disease can be on the woman (some men get breast cancer too) as well their family and […]

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Blueberry Therapy

Oct 09, 2011 Comments Off on Blueberry Therapy

© Dmae Roberts 2011 When my mom died, I tried to find activities that would help me with my grief so I went blueberry picking. I enjoy berry season during Oregon summers. My experiences with picking began when I was child in the strawberry fields near Eugene. My mom took my brother and me strawberry […]

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Sandra de Helen +Worship In Pink

Oct 21, 2011 Comments Off on Sandra de Helen +Worship In Pink

Dmae Roberts visits with playwright Sandra de Helen who’s receiving a reading of her play in NYC. We’ll also spotlight a community celebration of breast cancer survivors at the Worship In Pink event in the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Atrium. Featured music by NW musician Molly Bauchham from her new CD Maid on the Shore. […]

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The Language of Flowers

Sep 15, 2011 Comments Off on The Language of Flowers

Dmae Roberts talks with author Vanessa Diffenbaugh about her debut novel The Language of Flowers. This debut novel has been a hit in Europe and has recently launched in America. The book tells parallel stories of a young woman raised in the foster care system who finds redemption and a future through the Victorian language […]

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