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.”
A spotlight on two different productions: Dmae Roberts talks with Ritah Parrish and Wendy Westerwelle in Triangle Productios 25 Questions For A Jewish Mother and later in the show, White Bird’s Walter Jaffe tells us about New Zealand dance troupe Black Grace, presented by White Bird Dance in their Portland premiere. (Aired Tues Feb. 12th at 11am on [...]
Host Dmae Roberts talks with Nicole Lane, festival director of Fertile Ground about the 5th annual Portland festival. Also on the show, Polaris Dance Theatre Artistic Director Robert Guitron of Groovin’ Greenhouse and composer Richard Moore of Rain! The Musical at David Poulshock Productions. (Encores Jan. 19th at 11am on KZME 107.1 FM)
Hear Nicole Lane talk about the [...]
Hear the last December holiday special featuring the final ZooZoo at Imago Theatre and ‘Santaland Diaries’ at Portland Center Stage. The long-running holiday hit ZooZoo is saying farewell and we’ll hear from two performers in the show.
And in the latter part of the show, popular actor Darius Pierce joins us to talk about his solo show [...]
A look at professional holiday youth productions: Seeds of Hope at Do Jump! and Peter Pan at Northwest Children’s Theatre & School. We’ll hear from director Aaron Wheeler-Kay at Do Jump! and Managing Director/Co-Founder Judy Kafoury at NWCT which celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new commissioned adaptation of the classic Peter Pan.
(encores 11am Sat 12/15 on KZME [...]
A mix of live music, clogging (yes!) and conversation with Portland Revels Appalachian Christmas recorded live in the KBOO studio. We’ll hear about this yearly tradition of presenting the music and dance of traditions around the world.
Around the country there’s a tradition of Revels which is a season celebration of holiday traditions during Christmas. Portland Revels has [...]
Hear a special concert on Stage & Studio by Portland Taiko. Dmae Roberts talks with artistic director Michelle Fujii and taiko artist and dancer Toru Watanabe about their new fall concert Making Waves 2012. (Re-boadcast Sat 11am on KZME 107.1 FM)
Every autumn, Portland Taiko brings out its biggest drums. Making Waves 2012 features the premiere of [...]
Oregon has historically been at the bottom for arts funding, and there’s an arts crisis going on throughout Oregon schools. The School & Arts Together initiative aims to provide arts education and access to Portland’s school-age children. Dmae Roberts talks with Jessica Jarratt Miller, the executive director of the Creative Advocacy Network (CAN) that has championed [...]
Dmae Robertsfor PUSH LEG presents Nighthawks, inspired by the works of Edward Hopper. Founders of PUSH LEG, Camille Cettina and Anne Sorce talk about their physical theatre based company and how they were inspired by this single painting for their original production. Plus we talk with Samantha Van de Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre [...]
Dmae talks with artistic director Tere Mathern of Conduit Dance and Danielle Ross whose work is featured in a program for Conduit’s 17th anniversary.
Conduit presents eight new works to celebrate. The contemporary dance space has provided independent dancers a place for performance and workshops. We’ll also hear about their Just 17th party and performance. We’ll also [...]