Media Arts

Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven

Feb 25, 2012 Comments Off on Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven by

Tues, Feb. 28th on KBOO 90.7 FM, Stage & Studio presents a Black History Month documentary, Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven, produced by Michael Johnson. This half-hour piece originally aired in 1994 as part of Legacies: Tales From America, a 13-part series of multicultural personal stories produced by Dmae Roberts. Our Fathers Who Aren’t […]

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Big Plastic Heroes

Jan 05, 2012 1 Comment by

Dmae Roberts  talks with Portland comedian, musician and Fertile Ground/Second City alum auGi and award-winning PBS writer Slash Coleman about Big Plastic Heroes– Warning: Trying to be Your Idol is Dangerous. Hear some great stories from their monologues and auGi promises to sing live! The production is being presented as part of the Fertile Ground Festival of […]

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The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Dec 23, 2011 Comments Off on The Mystery of Opal Whiteley by

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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. In […]

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Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Dmae Roberts visits with Robin Lane, the Founder and Artistic Director of Do Jump! Plus a piece by Erin Leddy. This holiday season, Do Jump! presents their new holiday show, Ahhh HA. Dmae will also feature an audio piece from  Hand2Mouth ensemble member Erin Leddy, highlighting her return to Portland after touring to Seattle and New Orleans with […]

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Laura Moulton’s Street Books

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off on Laura Moulton’s Street Books

On a sunny summer Wednesday, light rail trains roll past the Skidmore fountain in downtown Portland.  Twice a week this summer, Portland artist and writer Laura Moulton has hopped on her decked-out Haley tricycle and headed to downtown Portland. What makes her bike special is that it’s a mobile library. A large pullout drawer is […]

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S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

Aug 13, 2011 Comments Off on S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

On this week’s Stage & Studio, writer/artist S. Renee Mitchell talks about the Natural and Proud People Inspiration project, a celebration of natural African-American hair. Mitchell also runs Twysted Healing Systahs, an organization that empowers women of color. And Dmae remembers Carolyn Holzman, a beloved Portland theatre artist and teacher. S. Renee Mitchell wears her […]

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Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Jun 24, 2011 Comments Off on Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Dmae Roberts talks with acclaimed author Lisa See. Her latest novel, Dreams of Joy debuted  at No. 1 on the NY Times best seller list. See tells us about her extensive research on Mao’s Great Leap Forward that caused the death of up 45 million people  in China from 1958-1961. We also hear about the movie version […]

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Filmmaker Lawrence Johnson and Poet Leanne Grabel

Jun 03, 2011 Comments Off on Filmmaker Lawrence Johnson and Poet Leanne Grabel

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Portland filmmaker Lawrence Johnson about his new film Stuff. Johnson tells about Stuff and his experiences covering Native American and Oregon history projects through the years. He shares some clips as well. Later in the show, Poet, author and musician Leanne Grabel in Portland is featured in the eighth segment […]

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