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MemberShip Drive Special

Apr 24, 2016 Comments Off on MemberShip Drive Special by

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Dmae presents a special one-hour edition of Stage & Studio with two joyous musical productions, Portland Playhouse’s Peter and the Starcatcher and Portland Opera’s The Magic Flute. Dmae   will offer tickets to both shows to support KBOO community radio with their membership drive. (Aired 11am Tue 4/29 on KBOO.FM and StagenStudio.com.) You can hear Stage & Studio […]

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Migrations End of the Year Special

Dec 27, 2015 Comments Off on Migrations End of the Year Special by

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For the last show of 2015, Dmae brings back profiles of West African guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale, Bhutanese poet Dilip Sunar with interpreter Suprina Koirala and the Tongan Sewing Circle led by  Kato Kakala Kavapalu and Kolini Fusitua. All were featured in Dmae’s special yearlong project Migrations which features immigrant and refugee artists. Join […]

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Orlando + Junie B.

Nov 07, 2015 Comments Off on Orlando + Junie B. by

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 A Tale of Two Title Roles. Dmae talks with two actresses at different times in their careers. We’ll meet actress Beth Thompson featured as Orlando at Profile Theatre and Kai Tomizawa, a 7th grader who is Junie B. Jones at Oregon Children’s Theatre. We’ll find out what it takes to be the title role for a […]

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Unit Souzou-1 year later!

Sep 19, 2015 Comments Off on Unit Souzou-1 year later!

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More than a year ago, Dmae talked with Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe, co-directors of UNIT SOUZOU about the new company they created. Now they’re getting ready to premiere their first original work 88: Hachi Hachi for their anniversary as a married couple but also to celebrate more than a year of working steadily as Portland’s newest taiko […]

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La Luna Nueva

Aug 30, 2015 Comments Off on La Luna Nueva

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Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Olga Sanchez, artistic director of Milagro Theatre about La Luna Nueva that kicks off Milagro’s 35th season. This is maybe Olga’s last interview with Stage & Studio for awhile as the outgoing artistic director. She’ll be joined by Susan Addy, executive director of The Obo Addy Legacy Project and Charlie Okada,executive director […]

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PHAME + Claire Willett

Aug 01, 2015 Comments Off on PHAME + Claire Willett

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Dmae Roberts presents two new world premiere stage plays in August. First up we feature PHAME and their first commissioned play by Debbie Lamedman with music by Laura Gibson called Up the Fall, on Aug 22-29, 2015 at Artists Repertory Theatre.We’ll talk with Debbie Lamedman, PHAME’S artistic director Jessica Dart and Eliza Jensen, actor and PHAME student.  And in the second part […]

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Outwright Festival

Jun 05, 2015 Comments Off on Outwright Festival

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Dmae Roberts features the OUTwright Theatre Festival with artistic director Rusty Tennant who’s directing the world premiere of the musical Under the Influence. We’ll also be talking with Under The Influence’s Ernie Lijoi, (playwright, composer, lyricist) and composer Kevin Laursen as well as Jack StockLynn who’s directing They Them Their by Leela Ginelle.The festival celebrates the LGBTQ contribution […]

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Parfait Bassale & Migrations

Jan 24, 2015 Comments Off on Parfait Bassale & Migrations

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Dmae profiles guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale who is about to debut his new EP of original songs. Originally from West Africa, Bassale weaves joyous guitar melodies with his intricate vocals. He often sings about his experiences and introspections of immigrant dreams and daily life.  Bassale performs live and debuts some of his new songs […]

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