Performing Arts

Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Jun 01, 2012 Comments Off on Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts by

Original Practice Shakespeare starts a wave of Shakespeare in Portland. Brian Allard, Noah Goldenberg and Clara Hillier of OPS joins Dmae Roberts live in the studio to talk about their upcoming free performances of As You Like It and Romeo &Juliet throughout the Portland area. We’ll also hear a short piece about multiracial artists for the upcoming […]

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Bouand Dance / Aina in Hawaii

May 25, 2012 Comments Off on Bouand Dance / Aina in Hawaii by

A talk with Alex Ballard of Portland’s Bouand Dance Company and Davy Brun of the French dance company Ando Cie. Bouard Dance Company presents contemporary European classical dance. The company is gearing up for a new concert June 1 & 2 at BodVox Dance Center. And in the last part of the show, we hear […]

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

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

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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Beautiful Minds + Poetry

Apr 14, 2012 Comments Off on Beautiful Minds + Poetry

Healing through art with Well Arts Institute, an 11-year-old nonprofit theatre that focuses on people with physical or mental illness and pairs them with actors to perform their stories. Dmae Roberts talks to Katy Liljeholm, artistic director of Well Arts  and actor Kristin Olson-Huddle about their ‘Beautiful Minds’ project. In the latter part of the […]

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OSF’s The White Snake & ‘RepresentAsian’

Mar 23, 2012 Comments Off on OSF’s The White Snake & ‘RepresentAsian’

A Making Change special with six Asian American actors at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival currently performing in The White Snake, an original adaption of a beloved Chinese legend. Dmae Roberts offers this backstage insight into the progress OSF has made in bringing more communties of color onto their stages. We’ll hear the thoughts of  Amy Kim […]

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PHAME: H is for Honored

Mar 09, 2012 Comments Off on PHAME: H is for Honored

Documentary special on Stephen Marc Beaudoin and PHAME. Dmae went to a rehearsal at PHAME as they got ready for a four-county tour and performance at Aladdin Theatre.  This is part of  ‘Making Change’ – a series about the intersection of creativity and social/cultural change. Also featured at the end of the show, a personal […]

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Linda Austin + Portland Taiko

Mar 15, 2012 Comments Off on Linda Austin + Portland Taiko

Sat on KZME 107.1 FM, a talk with premiere choreographer/dancer Linda Austin of Performance Works Northwest about her upcoming show A head of time. We’ll also hear from Michelle Fujii of Portland Taiko about their upcoming concert. Linda Austin’s A head of time brings together an accomplished ensemble of eight dancers  for a performance and […]

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Only Ghosts Percussive Performance

Feb 17, 2012 Comments Off on Only Ghosts Percussive Performance

Join Dmae Roberts Sat. Feb 25 on KZME 107.1 FM for a poetry/percussion performance of Only Ghosts by Carrie-Ann Tkaczyk. This is an original retelling of Tkacyk’s novel set set during the democratic revolution in Nepal. Performers include the Tkacyk and poet A. Molotkov and percussionists Bruce Bartlett, Charlie Kersch, Ragon Linde, and Prasanna Dhoj Pradhan. In […]

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