Television

GRIMM Actor Tales

Nov 09, 2013 Comments Off on GRIMM Actor Tales by

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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 […]

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Margaret Cho: Comedienne, Actress & Singer

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

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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, […]

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David Walker & The Color of Film

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

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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 […]

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Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom

Jun 02, 2013 Comments Off on Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom

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Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom  recently came to talk to Dmae Roberts’ nonfiction filmmaking class at Mt. Hood Community College’s Integrated Media Program. He talked about his career of making films depicting the grit and grace of life.  Hear his inspiring talk to emerging filmmakers featuring his critically successful film Alien Boy: the life and death of James Chasse which […]

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The Lone Asian: Commentary

Feb 21, 2011 2 Comments

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

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Actor Anthony Heald (Boston Public) plays Shakespeare

Jun 30, 2009 Comments Off on Actor Anthony Heald (Boston Public) plays Shakespeare

Dmae Roberts talks with Anthony Heald, star of Boston Public and Boston Legal and such films as “The Silence of the Lambs” is now a resident actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He says that OSF in Ashland is the best experience he’s ever had on the stage and wouldn’t trade it for anything else. Anthony Heald

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