Media Arts

Darrell Grant & The Territory

Jun 22, 2013 Comments Off on Darrell Grant & The Territory by

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Dmae Roberts explores history with Portland composer/pianist Darrell Grant with his new composition. Inspired by Pacific Northwest history and geography, Grant’s ‘The Territory’ focuses on important times including the Nez Perce surrender, Minidoka Internment Camp, Chinese miners massacre and the Golden West Hotel, the second largest African-American hotel west of the Mississippi. Grant unveils this new […]

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Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom

Jun 02, 2013 Comments Off on Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom by

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Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom  recently came to talk to Dmae Roberts’ nonfiction filmmaking class at Mt. Hood Community College’s Integrated Media Program. He talked about his career of making films depicting the grit and grace of life.  Hear his inspiring talk to emerging filmmakers featuring his critically successful film Alien Boy: the life and death of James Chasse which […]

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Refugee Dreams Revisited

May 20, 2013 Comments Off on Refugee Dreams Revisited by

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Dmae Roberts and MediaRites present Refugee Dreams Revisted as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This special is hosted by Margaret Cho and focuses on the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees in Portland, and features Cambodian musician Daran Kravanh.

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Insatiable + Black Grace

Mar 09, 2013 Comments Off on Insatiable + Black Grace by

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Portland Taiko’s Insatiable is a new compositions exploring as they say “the possibilities of the art form of taiko through contemporary reflections on Japanese folk dance.”

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Documentaries of PIFF 36

Feb 02, 2013 Comments Off on Documentaries of PIFF 36

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Get an overview of the 36th Portland International Film Festival with Bill Foster, executive director of the NW Film Festival. He’s joined by Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom whose documentary Alien Boy: The Life And Death of James Chasse. Dmae Roberts has this overview of PIFF 36  plus more about Portland filmmakers featured at the festival […]

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Scott Carrier, Writer & Radio Veteran

Jan 28, 2013 Comments Off on Scott Carrier, Writer & Radio Veteran

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Hear about the work of Peabody-winning radio producer and writer, Scott Carrier. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Carrier has produced documentaries that have been heard on nearly every major public radio show including This American Life. His stories have been published by Harpers, Mother Jones, Esquire and Rolling stone and is the author of […]

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TBA Festival

Sep 02, 2012 Comments Off on TBA Festival

SNS features the 10th year for the Time-Based Art Festival at PICA (The Portland Institute of Contemporary Art). TBA, a convergence of contemporary performance, visual and media art brings diverse talent from around the world  for ten days in Portland. Dmae Roberts talks with Artistic Director Angela Mattox and installation sound artist Claudia Meza. Plus a […]

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Alan Greenberg & Werner Herzog

Jul 19, 2012 Comments Off on Alan Greenberg & Werner Herzog

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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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Sonic Tour of England

Jun 30, 2012 Comments Off on Sonic Tour of England

Hear sounds, music and stories from Cornwall with the Fisherman’s Friends singing group in the village of Port Isaac as well as a soundscape of the maritime town of Greenwich and an historic social engagement place in Hyde Park in London, England. An international edition of Stage & Studio! Music by Roscarrock and Fisherman’s Friends. __________________________________________________________________ First up, […]

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Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Jun 01, 2012 Comments Off on Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Original Practice Shakespeare starts a wave of Shakespeare in Portland. Brian Allard, Noah Goldenberg and Clara Hillier of OPS joins Dmae Roberts live in the studio to talk about their upcoming free performances of As You Like It and Romeo &Juliet throughout the Portland area. We’ll also hear a short piece about multiracial artists for the upcoming […]

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