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Insatiable + Black Grace

Mar 09, 2013 Comments Off on Insatiable + Black Grace by

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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.”

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Rupa Marya – ‘Making Change Special

Nov 23, 2012 Comments Off on Rupa Marya – ‘Making Change Special by

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Hear the Making Change final special.  Join Producer and Guest Host Sarika Mehta for a special on gifted singer and activist Rupa Marya, the lead vocalist and director of Rupa and the April Fishes. Their music encompasses elements of jazz, blues, klezmer, folk amongst others, with songs in Spanish, French and English. Rupa herself was born in […]

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Crazy Janes & Ephemory

Oct 27, 2012 Comments Off on Crazy Janes & Ephemory by

We feature music and memory from musicians Cynthia Stillman Gerdes and Susan Alexjander about a concert with the women of Cascadia Composers called  “Crazy Janes Collaborate!” And we’ll hear from playwright Miriam Feder about ‘Ephemory’ her play that mixes memory with the ephemeral.  ‘Crazy Jane’ is the name of an earthy character invented by the Irish poet W. […]

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August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni

Oct 12, 2012 Comments Off on August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni

From blues to rock to opera… We explore August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni today with  Artists Repertory Theatre‘s Seven Guitars by August Wilson, Portland Playhouse‘s Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson. We’ll also hear about  Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Portland Opera. (Encores Sat 11am 10/20 on KZME 107.1 FM) (Left photo: Ramona Lisa, Alexander, Lance McQueen, Michael J. […]

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Party People at OSF

Aug 24, 2012 Comments Off on Party People at OSF

A special look at Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Party People written by Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Steven Sapp and William Ruiz, a.k.a. Ninja of Universes. Party People documents an historic time when the Black Panther Party and the Young Lords worked together to make revolutionary social change during the turmoil of the 60s and 70s in America. Dmae Roberts […]

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Lyrical Strings Duo

Aug 08, 2012 Comments Off on Lyrical Strings Duo

Dmae Roberts features Classical Revolution PDX and their Lyrical Strings Duo CD Release. We’ll talk with Lucia Conrad and Stephen Osserman about their new CD and get a live concert. (Re-airs Sat 8/18 11am on KZME 107.1 FM) Portland-based Lyrical Strings Duo (Lucia Conrad on violin and Stephen Osserman on classical guitar) perform works from their debut […]

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Sonic Tour of England

Jun 30, 2012 Comments Off on Sonic Tour of England

Hear sounds, music and stories from Cornwall with the Fisherman’s Friends singing group in the village of Port Isaac as well as a soundscape of the maritime town of Greenwich and an historic social engagement place in Hyde Park in London, England. An international edition of Stage & Studio! Music by Roscarrock and Fisherman’s Friends. __________________________________________________________________ First up, […]

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off on Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

With three books and a new musical called Gracie, Triangle Productions‘ Don Horn is making sure that Gracie Hansen won’t be forgotten. Best known as the “Queen” of the ’62 Seattle World’s Fair, Hansen ran the Roaring 20’s Room in Portland for five years, before taking a stab at running for governor of Oregon.  We’ll talk […]

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