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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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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 [...]
Join Dmae Roberts Sat. Feb 25 on KZME 107.1 FM for a poetry/percussion performance of Only Ghosts by Carrie-Ann Tkaczyk. This is an original retelling of Tkacyk’s novel set set during the democratic revolution in Nepal. Performers include the Tkacyk and poet A. Molotkov and percussionists Bruce Bartlett, Charlie Kersch, Ragon Linde, and Prasanna Dhoj Pradhan.
Carrie-Ann Tkaczyk, [...]
Dmae Roberts presents a ‘Making Change’ feature story of the women behind Stories: From Survivors of the Sex Trade, a performance produced by Lunacy Stageworks. And in the second part of the show, we’ll hear about The Tripping Point, an exhibition of fairytale installations at Shaking The Tree Theatre. (Aired Tues. Jan.24th at 11am on KBOO [...]
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, [...]
Dmae Roberts opens up the audio vault with Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley. This half-hour documentary was first produced in 1986 with playwright Dorothy Velasco and tells the story of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy when critics declared her diary a hoax.
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 [...]
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts presents a collage story on Laura Moulton’s Street Books produced by Tali Singer. Later, she revisits socially engaging art with Jen Delos Reyes & Harrell Fletcher of the Art and Social Practice program at Portland State University. Producer Macon Reed gives us a tour of Portland’s social practice art scene.
Social practice is a [...]