Survivors of the Sex Trade & Tripping Point

Jan 20, 2012 Comments Off on Survivors of the Sex Trade & Tripping Point by

Dmae Roberts presents a ‘Making Change’ feature story  of the women behind Stories: From Survivors of the Sex Trade, a performance produced by Lunacy Stageworks. And in the second part of the show, we’ll hear about The Tripping Point, an exhibition of fairytale installations at Shaking The Tree Theatre. (Aired Tues. Jan.24th at 11am on KBOO […]

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Playwrights Susan Mach and Claire Willett

Jan 12, 2012 1 Comment by

Dmae Roberts talks with playwrights  Susan Mach and  Claire Willett. Oregon Book Award-winner Susan Mach’s A Noble Failure is the winner of CoHo Productions’ NEWxNW Playwrighting Competition. Artist’s Reperatory Theater presents a staged reading of Willett’s Dear Galileo, both as part of the Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. Hear this frank discussion of what it […]

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Big Plastic Heroes

Jan 05, 2012 1 Comment by

Dmae Roberts  talks with Portland comedian, musician and Fertile Ground/Second City alum auGi and award-winning PBS writer Slash Coleman about Big Plastic Heroes– Warning: Trying to be Your Idol is Dangerous. Hear some great stories from their monologues and auGi promises to sing live! The production is being presented as part of the Fertile Ground Festival of […]

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Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Dmae Roberts visits with Robin Lane, the Founder and Artistic Director of Do Jump! Plus a piece by Erin Leddy. This holiday season, Do Jump! presents their new holiday show, Ahhh HA. Dmae will also feature an audio piece from  Hand2Mouth ensemble member Erin Leddy, highlighting her return to Portland after touring to Seattle and New Orleans with […]

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Remembering Carolyn Holzman

Aug 09, 2011 6 Comments

On Friday, August 5, 2011, Portland lost one of its angels on earth. Carolyn Holzman, a dear friend, an innovative theatre artist and a devoted teacher, passed away from a heart attack. In her work as a director and choreographer for Portland stages and as an adjunct Professor in the theatre arts department at Portland State […]

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Pushing Beyond Boundaries

Jul 22, 2011 1 Comment

On this Stage & Studio, we hear two artists pushing boundaries of traditions and limitations. Dmae Roberts profiles musician/dancer Michelle Fujii and her new solo performance, Choking. And Producer Tali Singer presents a NEW story on Catherine J.H. Miller, who created “A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art.” This is a Pushing Boundaries special funded […]

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Rethinking Art with Social Practice

Apr 22, 2011 Comments Off on Rethinking Art with Social Practice

How do you  push the boundaries and rethink the essence of art? Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Harrell Fletcher and Jen Delos Reyes from Portland State University’s  Art and Social Practice MFA Program where students create socially engaging art projects.  Co-hosting is Producer Macon Reed who’s been examining several “social practice” art projects. We hear about […]

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mar 25, 2011 Comments Off on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts features the Portland Playhouse production of August Wilson’s play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. We’ll be talking to Portland Playhouse’s Kevin Jones, director,and actors Julianne Johnson and Wendell Wright. Dmae also checks in Mari Watanabe of Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center about their Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival event April 3rd at noon to help  raise […]

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