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Reggie Wilson at White Bird

Oct 29, 2016 Comments Off on Reggie Wilson at White Bird by

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Dmae talks with Walter Jaffe and Paul King founders of White Bird Dance. The two dance producers will talk about White Bird’s whole season and the upcoming performances by Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group coming to Portland November 17-19.  We’ll talk with Wilson and hear about the origin of his dance company’s name. (Aired Nov. 1st on KBOO 90.7FM or always […]

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El Muerto Vagabundo

Oct 16, 2016 Comments Off on El Muerto Vagabundo by

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For its 33rd season Milagro Theatre has chosen the theme home. The season opening show is about people without homes. Join Dmae as she welcomes Milagro Theatre’s new producing creative director Roy Arauz and artist-in-residence Georgina Escobar who conceived and directed the season opener El Muerto Vagabundo, an original Day of the Dead play about homelessness.  (Aired 11am Tues 10/18/16 […]

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Shaking The Tree + Bing Bingham

Oct 08, 2016 Comments Off on Shaking The Tree + Bing Bingham by

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Dmae talks with one of the most inventive directors in Portland, Samantha Van Der Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre.  We’ll hear about her original work devised with the cast and designers, Head. Hands. Feet:Tales of Dismemberment, which combines three lesser-known fairy tales with an epic Greek tragedy. The show runs through Nov. 5th. And in […]

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Fall KBOO Special

Sep 17, 2016 Comments Off on Fall KBOO Special

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Dmae presents a fall membership drive one-hour edition of Stage & Studio. First up, we feature with Alexis Tidwell (Crystal) and Johari Nandi Mackey (Chiffon)who make up the dynamic trio chorus in Little Shop of Horrors  at Portland Center Stage.  We’ll find out what it’s like to work on this iconic hit musical based on a B-movie by Roger […]

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The Fortunes + Everfair

Sep 10, 2016 Comments Off on The Fortunes + Everfair

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Dmae Roberts talks with two authors beginning their book tours for KBOO’s membership drive show. First up, we’ll hear a short preview from Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new book combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Everfair in a neo-Victorian novel. And then author Peter Ho Davies  joins us to […]

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Tim Dang + ConFest

Aug 26, 2016 Comments Off on Tim Dang + ConFest

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Dmae talks with Tim Dang, cialis one of the most influential Asian American/Pacific Islander theatre leaders in the country. After 23 years,  Dang recently stepped down as artistic director of East West Players in Los Angeles, the longest running professional theatre of color in the U.S. Dang was also instrumental in co-founding the Consortium of Asian […]

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Subashini Ganesan + Desdemona Chiang

Aug 21, 2016 Comments Off on Subashini Ganesan + Desdemona Chiang

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Dmae features dancer Subashini Ganesan, curator of New Expressive Works (N.E.W.), an important space for independent performing artists. We’ll hear about an open house this weekend to preview all the classes and artists at the space. And in the latter half of the show we’ll hear from director Desdemona Chiang whose revisioning of Shakespeare’s  “The Winter’s Tale” […]

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JAW & Mia Chung

Jul 23, 2016 Comments Off on JAW & Mia Chung

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Dmae revisits with playwright Mia Chung who is back in Portland for a staged reading of her newest play Catch as Catch Can as part as the 18th annual JAW: A Playwright’s Festival at Portland Center Stage.  We’ll hear about Mia Chung’s new play and about her workshop and more. Plus Dmae gives highlights about other JAW […]

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