Tune into Stage & Studio for an in-depth and intimate talk with author Cheryl Strayed. The last year and a half has been a whirlwind of success for Strayed with “Wild” hitting #1 on the NY Times Bestseller list, an Oprah Book Club selection and a film option. But her writing success has been a [...]
Stage & Studio takes a look at Sowelu Theatre’s Hard Times Come Again No More, by Martha Boesing which is based on four stories by activist/writer Meridel Le Sueur. Dmae Roberts talks with Sowelu’s Lorraine Bahr and Martha Boesing. Then in the latter part of the show a Writer’s Read segment with writer Bing Bingham in northern, [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. Airs Tues 5/1 11am on KBOO 90.7FM. This special will also air Sat 11am [...]
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, [...]