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Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology

Oct 05, 2012 Comments Off on Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology by

A special extended edition featuring  Miracle Theatre’s new season and Raiz with Artistic Director Olga Sanchez and director Bill Rauch talks about Portland Center Stage’s The Body Of An American. We’ll also find out what’s new for Oregon Shakespeare Festival and hear about Where Are You From?, a new Asian American Anthology. (Encores Sat 10/12 11am […]

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Alan Greenberg & Werner Herzog

Jul 19, 2012 Comments Off on Alan Greenberg & Werner Herzog by

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Screenwriter and director Alan Greenberg is featured. He’s written a new memoir titled Every Night the Trees Disappear: Werner Herzog and the Making of ‘Heart of Glass‘ about his collaboration with Wernor Herzog. Heart of Glass,Herzog’s 1976 film has been described as one of the strangest narrative films in history in which Herzog hypnotized all the actors. […]

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Legends of Goose Hollow

Jul 12, 2012 Comments Off on Legends of Goose Hollow by

Hear about the history of one of Portland’s oldest neighborhoods, Goose Hollow, just outside of downtown. Dmae talks with author Tracy J. Prince, Ph.D who has researched Goose Hollow’s history in a new book filled with vintage photos. From forest to farmland to stadiums and schools, the story of Goose Hollow’s development is a dramatic evolution. Learn the […]

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off on Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

With three books and a new musical called Gracie, Triangle Productions‘ Don Horn is making sure that Gracie Hansen won’t be forgotten. Best known as the “Queen” of the ’62 Seattle World’s Fair, Hansen ran the Roaring 20’s Room in Portland for five years, before taking a stab at running for governor of Oregon.  We’ll talk […]

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Ursula K. Le Guin “Out Here”

Oct 29, 2010 2 Comments

Producer Dmae Roberts presents an encore broadcast of her documentary profile of legendary author Ursula K. Le Guin. The author of 40 plus books, Le Guin is a much gifted and prolific writer much loved by fans around the world. And in this half hour Oregon Treasures special on December 7th at 11am on KBOO 90.7 FM, […]

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The Language of Flowers

Sep 15, 2011 Comments Off on The Language of Flowers

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

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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Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Jun 24, 2011 Comments Off on Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Dmae Roberts talks with acclaimed author Lisa See. Her latest novel, Dreams of Joy debuted  at No. 1 on the NY Times best seller list. See tells us about her extensive research on Mao’s Great Leap Forward that caused the death of up 45 million people  in China from 1958-1961. We also hear about the movie version […]

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