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Sandra de Helen +Worship In Pink

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

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 by

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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Laura Moulton’s Street Books

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off on Laura Moulton’s Street Books by

On a sunny summer Wednesday, light rail trains roll past the Skidmore fountain in downtown Portland.  Twice a week this summer, Portland artist and writer Laura Moulton has hopped on her decked-out Haley tricycle and headed to downtown Portland. What makes her bike special is that it’s a mobile library. A large pullout drawer is […]

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Remembering Carolyn Holzman

Aug 09, 2011 6 Comments

On Friday, August 5, 2011, Portland lost one of its angels on earth. Carolyn Holzman, a dear friend, an innovative theatre artist and a devoted teacher, passed away from a heart attack. In her work as a director and choreographer for Portland stages and as an adjunct Professor in the theatre arts department at Portland State […]

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Lisa See’s History

Jul 23, 2011 Comments Off on Lisa See’s History

© Dmae Roberts 2011 I love reading Lisa See’s novels because I learn so much about history. Yes, I get caught up in the characters and their individual struggles and stories but I deeply appreciate the depth of her research. It’s like having a fabulous history teacher who draws you into the big picture of […]

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Author Dale E. Basye of the “Heck” books

Jun 10, 2011 7 Comments

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Dmae Roberts talks with author Dale E. Basye about his book series for young readers, Heck. The fourth book in the series, Fibble, was released last month. Basye also sings songs that he wrote for the series and reads passages from the books. Hear the entire “Heck” of a fun interview and singing by Dale E. […]

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Jane Kirkpatrick: “The Daughter’s Walk”

Apr 15, 2011 1 Comment

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick. She’s authored more than 20 books and is an Oregon Book award finalist for “A Flickering Light.” Her latest is “The Daughter’s Walk” which is based on the true story of a mother and daughter in 1896 who both walked from Spokane, Washington to New York […]

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Catherine J.H. Miller + A. Molotkov

Jul 01, 2011 Comments Off on Catherine J.H. Miller + A. Molotkov

Host Dmae Roberts presents a feature story by Tali Singer about  ‘A Somewhat Secret Place’ an exhibition of art, literature and performance curated and created by artist Catherine J. H. Miller. Producer Tali Singer worked with Dmae Roberts to bring this profile of Miller and her project that combines art and awareness to create disability […]

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