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Coming Home: Return of Alutiiq Masks

Nov 27, 2010 1 Comment by

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 by

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 by

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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The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

Dec 21, 2010 Comments Off on The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

Dmae Roberts presents her Oregon Treasures documentary on Sitka Center for Art and Ecology which celebrated its40th anniversary this year. This special also features Kim Stafford, veteran writer and teacher who has taught many workshops at Sitka. The picturesque center nestled in beautiful old growth forest of Sitka Spruce has nourished the talents of writers, visual artists […]

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Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Jun 01, 2010 Comments Off on Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Host and Producer Dmae Roberts presents an Oregon Treasures feature piece for Stage and Studio on KBOO 90.7 FM. The new series will air throughout the year profiling veteran artists and arts organizations that have enriched the state of Oregon through their art. This show profiles Molly Gloss, Portland novelist. Gloss’ books have shed light on untold stories of women […]

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PHAME: Talent Revealed

Nov 11, 2010 1 Comment

At PHAME Academy, talent rules. Dmae Roberts talks to Stephen Marc Beaudoin, interim executive director of PHAME. In this episode of  Stage & Studio We hear about this academy that provides classes and performing opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. PHAME offers varied classes in music, theatre, visual arts and creative writing in Portland. Beaudoin […]

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Olga Sanchez & Milagro Theatre

Oct 16, 2010 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts features Olga Sanchez, artistic director of Milagro Theatre, the Northwest’s premiere Latino theatre. Learn about their new season, which includes Viva Don Juan, the Day of the Dead celebration, Duende de Lorca, Anna In The Tropics, Boomcracklefly and Lazarillo. We also find out about how Milagro (Miracle) Theatre has grown through the years […]

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