Performing Arts

Vera Starbard + Our Voices

Jun 17, 2018 Comments Off on Vera Starbard + Our Voices by

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Dmae features Alaska Native Playwright Vera Starbard and her play Our Voices Will Be Heard that was first produced at Perseverance Theatre and adapted into a radio play by Native Voice One. The play focuses on the journey of a mother and daughter and infuses Alaska Native storytelling traditions to tell a story of childhood sexual abuse. We’ll hear […]

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Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

Jun 09, 2018 Comments Off on Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island by

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Dmae presents Elina Lim, creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, a show with storytellers of color sharing their stories. Lim first began this storytelling series after experiences as the only Person of Color in other storytelling shows. She started Invisible Spectrum to create opportunities for PoC storytellers. And in the later part of the show, Dmae re-airs […]

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Vanport + Left Hook

May 19, 2018 Comments Off on Vanport + Left Hook by

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James Dixon talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, curators and artistic directors for the 2018 Vanport Mosaic Festival. This festival commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Vanport Flood and the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act through screenings, live performances, tours, exhibits, and community engagement initiatives. We’ll hear about their multi-disciplinary programming for the […]

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Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

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Susannah Mars of the  Adventures in Artslandia podcast talks with director Rusty Tennant about his LGBTQI and diverse production of the acclaimed musical CABARET presented by Fuse Theatre Ensemble at the Funhouse Lounge May 17-June 2. Hear how this musical resonates with even greater weight since the 2016 presidential election as well as about the […]

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Watsonville at Milagro

Apr 20, 2018 Comments Off on Watsonville at Milagro

Dmae features a Milagro Theatre‘s last play of the season, Watsonville: Some Place Not Here By Cherríe Moraga about women in a 1985 – 1987 Cannery strike in California. We’ll hear from director Elizabeth Huffman and actor Bunnie Rivera. We’ll also be giving away tickets to the Milagro show during the KBOO membership drive as […]

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3 Indigenous playwrights

Apr 01, 2018 Comments Off on 3 Indigenous playwrights

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Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear about Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And we’ll feature in-studio guests DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) who will talk about her play And So We Walked at […]

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PAC + Gambatte

Mar 24, 2018 Comments Off on PAC + Gambatte

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Dmae features two productions created by women. First up we talk with Beth Harper, artistic director who founded of Portland Actors Conservatory more than 25 years ago. Today PAC is producing not only multicultural works but also young actors, many of color, who go on to contribute to Portland’s theatre community. We’ll learn more about […]

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Hedda

Mar 10, 2018 Comments Off on Hedda

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Dmae features Hedda, a world premiere dance piece focusing on Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, choreographed by Sarah Slipper, Artistic Director, NW Dance Project. She’ll be joined by dancer Andrea Parson who performs the title role of Hedda. We’ll also find out about the second featured world premiere Flamingo 37 by Cayetano Soto, Resident Choreographer of Ballet BC. (Aired 11am 3/13/18 on KBOO […]

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