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Well Arts – The Unexpected Guest

Mar 08, 2014 Comments Off by

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Dmae Roberts features Katy Liljeholm of Well Arts Institute  director Heath Hyun Houghton and actor Bonnie Littleton and writer Gary Gilbert from The Unexpected Guest,  a new theatre performance written by people living with Multiple Sclerosis. We’ll find out how actors and writers worked together on an original collaboration. 
Well Arts is a creative arts-in-healing nonprofit  that produces original theatre writing [...]

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Fertile Ground 2014

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off by

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Fertile Ground City‐Wide Festival of New Work is back. Dmae talks with festival director Nicole Lane and two of the groups features: Playwrite with executive director/founder Bruce Livingston and Passin’ Art Theatre with director Jaye Austin Williams of American King Umps.
Now in it’s sixth year, Portland plays host to hundreds of playwrights, actors, dancers and designers and performing [...]

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A Circus Carol

Dec 14, 2013 Comments Off by

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Sometimes you just want Scrooge to sing and all the characters to do acrobatics. That’s what happens in A Circus Carol, the brainchild of Wanderlust Circus and 3 Leg Torso. Dmae talks with Noah Mickens of Wanderlust who plays Scrooge and Bela Balogh of 3 Leg about their collaboration and we’ll hear clips from the [...]

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Portland Revels 2013 + OSF on Broadway

Dec 01, 2013 Comments Off by

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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 [...]

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Singlehandedly + Our Town

Nov 17, 2013 Comments Off

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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 [...]

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Corrido Calavera + Making Waves

Oct 05, 2013 Comments Off

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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 [...]

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TBA Festival 2013

Sep 08, 2013 Comments Off

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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. 
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Angela Mattox & LindaAustin
TBA, a Portland tradition, brings together inter-disciplinary innovative  contemporary art performances, exhibits, installations in movement, performance, music, visual art, [...]

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Risk/Reward & CoHo Solo Return

Jun 08, 2013 Comments Off

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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 [...]

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ZooZoo + Santaland Diaries

Dec 15, 2012 Comments Off

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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 [...]

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TBA Festival

Sep 02, 2012 Comments Off

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 [...]

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