Media Arts

Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist

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

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 by

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 by

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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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The Lone Asian: Commentary

Feb 21, 2011 2 Comments

By Dmae Roberts If you grew up in Oregon, you know what it was like to be the lone Asian (unless you were with family members) in a crowded room, restaurant, grocery store or public event.  It’s more unusual now to be the sole Asian in public  in Portland, and I’m surprised when it does […]

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Coming Home: Return of Alutiiq Masks

Nov 27, 2010 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts presents a half-hour version ofComing Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks, a one-hour radio documentary that interweaves oral history interviews, Alutiiq music and soundscapes.This full-length documentary originally aired in 208 on about 188 public radio stations around the country. Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks takes us to Kodiak, Alaska where Alutiiq […]

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Breast Cancer Monologues

Oct 24, 2010 3 Comments

As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Stage and Studio presents a half-hour adaptation of The Breast Cancer Monologues. Originally a one-hour documentary collage with and about Breast Cancer Survivors produced by Dmae Roberts & MediaRites, the show features producers Kate Welch, Miae Kim and Anca Micheti and s actors Olga Sanchez, Caren Graham and […]

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