Literary Arts

JAW Turns 20!

Jul 22, 2018 Comments Off on JAW Turns 20! by

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Dmae features the 20th annual JAW: A Playwrights Festival (short for Just Add Water) at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. The festival runs July 27-29. She’ll talk with festival director Rose Riordan and playwright Clarence Coo whose play The Birds of Empathy will receive a staged reading. We’ll also talk with Promising Playwright Michael Walsh about the work he and other […]

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Horatio Law

Apr 27, 2018 Comments Off on Horatio Law by

Join Dmae for the final KBOO spring membership drive show featuring two extreme AAPI projects. First up we feature Horatio Law and the unveiling of his multimedia art project “A Tale of Two Ghettos” that will perform at two locations on May 16th at 6pm at the same time: Old Town Chinatown and Jade District […]

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3 Indigenous playwrights

Apr 01, 2018 Comments Off on 3 Indigenous playwrights by

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Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear about Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And we’ll feature in-studio guests DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) who will talk about her play And So We Walked at […]

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Literary Lesbians + Vagina Monologues

Feb 10, 2018 Comments Off on Literary Lesbians + Vagina Monologues

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Dmae welcomes back Literary Lesbians to talk about their Readings of Rapturous Romance with lesbian authors in the Northwest and beyond. We’ll talk with Lori L. Lake and Sandra de Helen. And in the last part of the show, Shani Bagwell-Harris tells us about the reading she’s directing of The Vagina Monologues with women of […]

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Jamie Ford’s Love

Aug 12, 2017 Comments Off on Jamie Ford’s Love

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Dmae talks with bestselling author Jamie Ford about his newest novel Love and Other Consolation Prizes published by Ballantine Books. We’ll find out the inspiration for third installment bringing out Seattle’s Asian American history soon to be released on Sept. 12th. We’ll hear about his research and find out if his first book will be made into a […]

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Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

Apr 08, 2017 Comments Off on Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

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Dmae welcomes back NY Times best-selling author Lisa See who has just released her new book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. Lisa See spends a couple of years researching and writing her books. Since Dmae spoke with her in 2014, the author has been researching the Akha, an ethnic people  in the Yunnan region of China and […]

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Stories From Rural Oregon

Mar 11, 2017 Comments Off on Stories From Rural Oregon

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Dmae features rural Oregon author Bing Bingham and his book Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West. We’ll hear about his stories of ordinary people in Eastern Oregon and their perspectives and lives are shaped by their surroundings. He’ll be reading from his book at 6pm on March 20th.at the American Legion Post 134 in Portland. And […]

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Literary Lesbians + On The Edge

Feb 05, 2017 Comments Off on Literary Lesbians + On The Edge

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Dmae features three authors Lori L Lake, Louisa Kelley and Sandra de Helen featured in the upcoming event  Literary Lesbian Love: A somewhat romantic book fair! We’ll hear about their work, their literary event on Feb. 11th and what it takes to succeed in the Lesbian book market. And in the latter part of the show, Dmae checks in […]

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