Media Arts

GRIMM Actor Tales

Nov 09, 2013 Comments Off on GRIMM Actor Tales by

What’s it like to be a Wesen or a Hexenbiest? For the last two years, many area actors have found work on NBC’s hit show GRIMM.  A cop drama inspired by a twisted version of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, the television show has brought work to actors, designers and crew throughout the Portland area. Dmae talks […]

Entertainment, Film, Media Arts, Television, Video Read more

Margaret Cho: Comedienne, Actress & Singer

Oct 27, 2013 Comments Off on Margaret Cho: Comedienne, Actress & Singer by

Dmae Roberts talks with Emmy & Grammy- nominated comedian and actress, Margaret Cho who’s coming to Portland Nov. 15th at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.  Cho, who was host of Dmae’s 8-hour Crossing East Asian Pacific American radio series, has a new stand-up comedy show called MOTHER. We’ll hear about her tour experiences, creative process, her music, […]

Comedy, Entertainment, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Television Read more

In the Mix

Sep 02, 2013 Comments Off on In the Mix by

 In The Mix: Conversations with Artists…Between Races by Dmae Roberts is a radio exploration of mixed-race artists. Through the voices of artists who have dedicated their lives to building bridges and talking about interracial experiences through their art. This part two of a one-hour documentary Jan. 12, 2008. In this half-hour you’ll hear Novelist Lisa See […]

Media Arts, Radio Read more

David Walker & The Color of Film

Aug 24, 2013 Comments Off on David Walker & The Color of Film

Join Dmae Roberts and guest speaker David F. Walker, a filmmaker, writer and culture critic and a leading expert in 70s blaxploitation films. Walker talked with students at MHCC’s Integrated Media non-fiction filmmaking class and commented the lack of color and racial diversity in most media today as well as what it takes to make […]

Read more

Sharing History

Aug 23, 2013 Comments Off on Sharing History

Dmae Roberts presents a short feature story called “Sharing History,” from Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks, a one-hour radio documentary that interweaves oral history interviews, Alutiiq music and soundscapes.The full-length documentary originally aired in 208 on about 188 public radio stations around the country. This feature story aired on PRI’s The World.  Hear the feature story: […]

Read more

Flat Track Around The World

Jul 13, 2013 Comments Off on Flat Track Around The World

Filmmakers Cynthia Lopez and Juvie Hall want to talk to women roller derby players around the world. Join Dmae for a look at the their new work-in-progress documentary series Flat Track Around The World that filmed in Mexico. We’ll hear clips from the film and find out how they’re getting ready for their next round of […]

Read more

Sea Shanties With Fisherman’s Friends

Jul 05, 2013 Comments Off on Sea Shanties With Fisherman’s Friends

Travel to Port Isaac, Cornwall where the PBS show Doc Martin is filmed. There we meet the Fisherman’s Friends, a group of 10 men who grew up together in the same little village. Dmae Roberts visited with the singers at their favorite pub on The Platt where many townspeople gather to hear the international group give free concerts […]

Read more

Darrell Grant & The Territory

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

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 […]

Read more