Media Arts

OHS + Julia Cho

Mar 05, 2016 Comments Off on OHS + Julia Cho by

Dmae features two exhibits focusing on Asian exclusion laws: She’ll talk with Eliza Canty-Jones, Editor of the Oregon Historical Quarterly and director of community engagement at the Oregon Historical Society. She’ll be joined with filmmaker Felicia Lowe who will be in town to show her film Chinese Couplets. And in the latter part of the show, hear […]

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Jen Raynak’s Sounds

Jun 27, 2015 Comments Off on Jen Raynak’s Sounds by

Dmae takes a moment to celebrate theatre sound design with veteran Portland sound designer and composer Jen Raynak. She recently spoke at Dmae’s radio documentary class at Mt. Hood Community College’s Integrated Media program. Her interview was recorded live on location on April 23, 2015. We’ll hear audio clips from some of her intriguing sound designs […]

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Arthur Dong – Forbidden City, USA

Nov 01, 2014 Comments Off on Arthur Dong – Forbidden City, USA by

Dmae talks with Arthur Dong, a Peabody-winning filmmaker who has written a book based on his research and  film: Forbidden City, USA. Dong’s 1989 film aired on PBS’ American Experience program.  Now 25 years later, he put together a comprehensive document of photos and stories from the original performers from 1936-1970. Read Dmae’s Asian Reporter […]

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PAE Turns 45!

Jun 22, 2014 Comments Off on PAE Turns 45!

Portland abounds with summer Shakespeare but Portland Actors Ensemble has been producing Shakespeare in the Parks for the last 45 years. PAE kick things off a culturally innovative outdoor productions Antony and Cleopatra and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  We’ll hear from director Elizabeth Huffman and actors Andrea White & Matt DiBiasio in Antony and Cleopatra + Artistic Director Michael Godsey tells us […]

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PHAME Turns 30 + Three Sisters Nixtamal

Jun 15, 2014 Comments Off on PHAME Turns 30 + Three Sisters Nixtamal

Dmae Roberts talks with PHAME executive director Stephen Marc Beaudoin and artistic director Jessica Dart about the  30th anniversary of the organization. Both are gifted artists who have worked to built PHAME into one of the premiere nonprofit community arts groups in Portland. We’ll hear how PHAME has created arts training and activities for adults with developmental […]

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Shake It – A Modern Polaroid Love Story

May 16, 2014 Comments Off on Shake It – A Modern Polaroid Love Story

Stage & Studio presents a documentary special about our cultural love of Polaroid pictures, the pre-digital era Instagram! Tune in for Shake It – A Modern Polaroid Love Story a one-hour documentary co-produced by Megan Jones and Vanessa Lowe. Hear preview clips on SoundCloud! Taking and sharing instant digital photos these days is second nature. […]

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POW Fest!

Feb 21, 2014 Comments Off on POW Fest!

Dmae features the 7th annual Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) which runs  March 6 – 9, 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre. We’ hear from Christine Autrand Mitchell  programming manager of POWFest and filmmakers Kimberly Warner (in studio) and special guest Joanna Priestly (via phone).   We’ll also hear a feature interview with playwright David Zellnic talking […]

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Raising Cane: Hawaii’s Labor & Resistance

Dec 29, 2013 Comments Off on Raising Cane: Hawaii’s Labor & Resistance

Stage & Studio presents a special documentary from the “Crossing East” Asian Pacific American history series, winner of the 1996 Peabody award. This is excerpted from the “Raising Cane” segment by Robynn Takayama and Dmae Roberts. For more info on the series visit: PART ONE: “Hard Labor” narrated by Dann Seki. First they used Hawaiian labor on […]

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