Literary Arts

Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology

Oct 05, 2012 Comments Off 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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Street Roots, Colored Pencils & A Mural

Sep 29, 2012 Comments Off by

A Making Change special featuring Portland’s Street Roots newspaper and Colored Pencils  who are working toward social and cultural change through literary and artistic ways. We’ll also hear about  a Corvallis man who drew international attention for outdoor mural. Join Dmae Roberts for a half-hour of inspirational stories about people working toward Making Change in their communities. […]

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Judith Arcana’s Poetry

Sep 07, 2012 Comments Off by

Host Dmae Roberts welcomes writer Judith Arcana to shares her newest book The Parachute Jump Effect and her work-in-progress poetry collection called the Maude Poems. What inspires one to become a poet? How do learn as much from teaching as being taught? Is all creative writing political or personal? Listen to this engaging talk about the craft of […]

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Alan Greenberg & Werner Herzog

Jul 19, 2012 Comments Off 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

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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Remembrance: On Time And Distance

Apr 29, 2012 Comments Off

Join Dmae Roberts for a special radio memorial on the 10th anniversary of her mom’s death. Remembrance: On Time And Distance is part memoir and a collection of radio pieces she’s produced about the complex ties that bind a mother and daughter. Included is part of Dmae’s Peabody-winning documentary  Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song. For Remembrance: On […]

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off

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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Beautiful Minds + Poetry

Apr 14, 2012 No Comments

Healing through art with Well Arts Institute, an 11-year-old nonprofit theatre that focuses on people with physical or mental illness and pairs them with actors to perform their stories. Dmae Roberts talks to Katy Liljeholm, artistic director of Well Arts  and actor Kristin Olson-Huddle about their ‘Beautiful Minds’ project. In the latter part of the […]

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WR 9 & 10: Laurence Overmire & Terri Lojacano

Apr 17, 2012 No Comments

Some thoughts and poetry on the theme of time and distance with writers Laurence Overmire and Terri Lojacano share their poems for our Writer’s Read segment. We’ll also hear Dmae Roberts’sound poem about Time. Laurence Overmire is the author of three books of poetry, Honor and Remembrance, Report From X-Star 10, and Gone Hollywood.  Hear more of Laurence Overmire’s work in our Writer’s Read series.  Terri Lojacano has […]

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Hearing Voices Storytellers + Camile Claudel

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

Storytellers and Singers are the themes this Stage & Studio 11am  Tues on KBOO 90.7FM & Sat on KZME 107.1FM. First up, we’ll hear about the 8th Annual Hearing Voices Storytelling Festival  in Hillsboro. We’ll talk with organizer Heather Waisanen and Oregon storyteller Leslie Slape. In the second part of the show, we’ll hear about an opera […]

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