Literary Arts

Jaw 2009 and Portland Actors Conservatory

Jul 14, 2009 Comments Off by

Dmae Roberts features JAW, A Playwrights Festival with Portland Center Stage’s Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan and Playwright Andrea Stolowitz. They talked about this two-week festival of new plays now in its 11th year! Also Producer Tali Singer has a brand new feature piece on a student at Portland Actors Conservatory, Phoebe Southwood, under the […]

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Kim Stafford & “100 Tricks”

Nov 02, 2012 Comments Off by

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A conversation with award-winning author Kim Stafford about his new memoir 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared   In poetic and poignant detail, Stafford takes us on a journey of sibling love and departure. Stafford recounts his experiences with his brother and the different paths their lives took and we hear readings from his new book. […]

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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

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

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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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