For 19 years, Portland Revels has brought a festive blend of folklore, music, dance and cultural traditions all year long to culminate in the spectacle production of Christmas Revels (Dec. 6-15). Join Dmae for a talk and live concert with executive director Debby Garman, Vagabond Opera’s Eric Stern and director Bruce Hostetler. We’ll hear tales and [...]
The power of a great story and a classic play re-imagined
Dmae Roberts talks with Portland Story Theater about their New Works Solo series, Singlehandedly, with co-founder Lynne Duddy and guest artist Denis Gessing. Then we’ll hear about the enduring legacy of Thorton Wilder’s Our Town. John Berendzen tells us about Liminal’s multimedia 2.0 version of [...]
From Day of the Dead to taiko, two of the top professional multicultural performance groups in Portland offer new artistic celebrations. First up, Dmae talks with artistic director Olga Sanchez and director Lakin Valdez from Milagro Theatre’s Dia de los muertos show, Corrido Calavera. And later we hear from Michelle Fujii of Portland Taiko about Making Waves 2013 [...]
Dmae talks with artistic director Angela Mattox and dancer Linda Austin about the Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) September 12th–22nd. We’ll also hear music from Third Angle New Music Ensemble preparing for their TBA performances.
Angela Mattox & LindaAustin
TBA, a Portland tradition, brings together inter-disciplinary innovative contemporary art performances, exhibits, installations in movement, performance, music, visual art, [...]
Summer heats up with two festivals. The Risk/Reward Festival returns for its sixth year June 21-23 in Portland. Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with festival director Jerry Tischleder about the popular West Coast micro-fest pushing artistic boundaries in dance, theatre and music. And in later in the show, we talk with curator/performer Eleanor O’Brien about CoHo Productions’ Solo [...]
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 [...]
SNS features the 10th year for the Time-Based Art Festival at PICA (The Portland Institute of Contemporary Art). TBA, a convergence of contemporary performance, visual and media art brings diverse talent from around the world for ten days in Portland. Dmae Roberts talks with Artistic Director Angela Mattox and installation sound artist Claudia Meza. Plus a [...]
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts presents a collage story on Laura Moulton’s Street Books produced by Tali Singer. Later, she revisits socially engaging art with Jen Delos Reyes & Harrell Fletcher of the Art and Social Practice program at Portland State University. Producer Macon Reed gives us a tour of Portland’s social practice art scene.
Social practice is a [...]
On this Stage & Studio, we hear two artists pushing boundaries of traditions and limitations. Dmae Roberts profiles musician/dancer Michelle Fujii and her new solo performance, Choking. And Producer Tali Singer presents a NEW story on Catherine J.H. Miller, who created “A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art.” This is a Pushing Boundaries special funded [...]
Host Dmae Roberts presents a feature story by Tali Singer about ’A Somewhat Secret Place’ an exhibition of art, literature and performance curated and created by artist Catherine J. H. Miller.
Producer Tali Singer worked with Dmae Roberts to bring this profile of Miller and her project that combines art and awareness to create disability [...]