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Catherine J.H. Miller + A. Molotkov

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

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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Remembering Daddy

Jun 19, 2011 2 Comments by

© Dmae Roberts 2011 Daddy passed away in his sleep one afternoon, alone and without causing us any trouble.  He had been sick for a week with one of his frequent colds that turned into bronchitis during which he continued the two pack a day smoking habit he could never kick. “Alive and kickin’.” That […]

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WR7-Michelle Rae Anderson

May 24, 2011 Comments Off on WR7-Michelle Rae Anderson by

Michelle Rae Anderson calls herself a “experiential author, media ecologist, and pie-maker.” Writers Read 7 Since July 2009, Anderson has been unraveling her semi-autobiographical book, The Miracle in July, as a “first draft” web serial. In this week’s show, Anderson will read an excerpt from the series. The book is due to be published later this […]

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The Eternal Search For A Name

May 18, 2011 Comments Off on The Eternal Search For A Name

© Dmae Roberts 2011 *Originally published in The Asian Reporter.  Read more essays in the Dmae Writes section. When I produced Mei Mei: A Daughter’s Song, my autobiographical radio documentary, the marketing people at the network described it as the story of an “American-born daughter and her foreign born mother.” I had told them that […]

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Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist

May 05, 2013 Comments Off on Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist

Dmae Roberts and MediaRites presents Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  In the dry sagebrush hills of Eastern Oregon, a thriving Chinatown emerged, thanks in large part to an unusual doctor named Ing Hay. His medical practice was located in a general store named the Kam Wah Chung in John […]

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Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song

May 25, 2011 2 Comments

As a special program for Asian Pacific American Heritage month, Dmae Roberts presents her 1990 Peabody award-winning personal documentary“Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song“ This memoir docu-theatre piece is the personal story of cross-cultural and cross-generational conflict produced by Dmae Roberts. “Mei Mei”chronicles Dmae and her mother, Chu-Yin, as they travel to Taiwan together. Interviews and dramatizations […]

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Writers Read 6: Laurence Overmire

May 17, 2011 Comments Off on Writers Read 6: Laurence Overmire

Laurence Overmire reads “An Actor Prepared”, a poem from his new book, “Gone Hollywood”, part six the ongoing Writers Read series. Overmire is a former professional actor and now poet. This segment also features music by Todd Barton, resident composer for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Barton composed the music for OSF’s Language Archive. Overmire’s book […]

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Rethinking Art with Social Practice

Apr 22, 2011 Comments Off on Rethinking Art with Social Practice

How do you  push the boundaries and rethink the essence of art? Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Harrell Fletcher and Jen Delos Reyes from Portland State University’s  Art and Social Practice MFA Program where students create socially engaging art projects.  Co-hosting is Producer Macon Reed who’s been examining several “social practice” art projects. We hear about […]

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