Media Arts

S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

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

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’ by

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 by

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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Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist

May 05, 2013 Comments Off on Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist

Dmae Roberts and MediaRites presents Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  In the dry sagebrush hills of Eastern Oregon, a thriving Chinatown emerged, thanks in large part to an unusual doctor named Ing Hay. His medical practice was located in a general store named the Kam Wah Chung in John […]

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Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song

May 25, 2011 2 Comments

As a special program for Asian Pacific American Heritage month, Dmae Roberts presents her 1990 Peabody award-winning personal documentary“Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song“ This memoir docu-theatre piece is the personal story of cross-cultural and cross-generational conflict produced by Dmae Roberts. “Mei Mei”chronicles Dmae and her mother, Chu-Yin, as they travel to Taiwan together. Interviews and dramatizations […]

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Pendulum Aerial Arts

Apr 12, 2011 Comments Off on Pendulum Aerial Arts

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In the second Pushing Boundaries feature piece, Producer Macon Reed presents this sound collage of Pendulum Aerial Arts with artistic director Suzanne Kenney.

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Are You Listening?

Mar 25, 2011 1 Comment

Commentary by Dmae Roberts *originally published in The Asian Reporter. (photo by Laura Moulton) I fell in love with public radio in the 1980s while getting my degree in journalism at the University of Oregon (UO). At first I thought I’d go into print but then I started volunteering at KLCC, a community station in […]

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Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom

Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off on Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom

Producer Macon Reed worked with Dmae Roberts ona feature about Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, the debut story in the “Pushing Boundaries” series.   Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom who makes films about people he says we put an ex through: ex-cons, people with long histories of drug addiction, mental illness, and homelessness. He uses his films to start […]

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