Raising Cane: Hawaii’s Labor & Resistance

Dec 29, 2013 Comments Off on Raising Cane: Hawaii’s Labor & Resistance by

Stage & Studio presents a special documentary from the “Crossing East” Asian Pacific American history series, winner of the 1996 Peabody award. This is excerpted from the “Raising Cane” segment by Robynn Takayama and Dmae Roberts. For more info on the series visit: PART ONE: “Hard Labor” narrated by Dann Seki. First they used Hawaiian labor on […]

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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 […]

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Sharing History

Aug 23, 2013 Comments Off on Sharing History by

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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Refugee Dreams Revisited

May 20, 2013 Comments Off on Refugee Dreams Revisited

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

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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Scott Carrier, Writer & Radio Veteran

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

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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