Performing Arts

August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni

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

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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Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology

Oct 05, 2012 Comments Off on Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology by

A special extended edition featuring  Miracle Theatre’s new season and Raiz with Artistic Director Olga Sanchez and director Bill Rauch talks about Portland Center Stage’s The Body Of An American. We’ll also find out what’s new for Oregon Shakespeare Festival and hear about Where Are You From?, a new Asian American Anthology. (Encores Sat 10/12 11am […]

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Party People at OSF

Aug 24, 2012 Comments Off on Party People at OSF by

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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Push Leg & ‘Nighthawks’ + ‘Far Away’

Aug 16, 2012 Comments Off on Push Leg & ‘Nighthawks’ + ‘Far Away’

Dmae Robertsfor PUSH LEG presents Nighthawks, inspired by the works of Edward Hopper. Founders of PUSH LEG, Camille Cettina and Anne Sorce talk about their physical theatre based company and how they were inspired by this single painting for their original production.  Plus we talk with Samantha Van de Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre […]

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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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Season of Lear

Jul 06, 2012 Comments Off on Season of Lear

More summer Shakespeare coverage with Portland Shakespeare Project’s Season of Lear shows. Dmae talks with artistic director Michael Mendelson and playwright C.S. Whitcomb about their collaboration of a new Lear adaptation to run in repertory with Shakespeare’s King Lear. (Re-broadcast 11am Sat 7/14 on KZME 107.1 FM)  This second season of Portland Shakespeare Project features the […]

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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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Shakespeare Summer

Jun 15, 2012 Comments Off on Shakespeare Summer

Special one-hour on Shakespeare this summer. More companies are performing the Bard and Dmae talks with three groups: Northwest Classical Theatre Company, Post 5 Theatre at Milepost 5 & the historic Portland Actors Ensemble’s Shakespeare in the Park. Plus a feature on the Cornish group Fisherman’s Friends. We’ll also hear why author Ursula K. Le […]

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