storytelling

JAW & Mia Chung

Jul 23, 2016 Comments Off on JAW & Mia Chung by

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Dmae revisits with playwright Mia Chung who is back in Portland for a staged reading of her newest play Catch as Catch Can as part as the 18th annual JAW: A Playwright’s Festival at Portland Center Stage.  We’ll hear about Mia Chung’s new play and about her workshop and more. Plus Dmae gives highlights about other JAW […]

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Vanport Mosaic Festival

May 14, 2016 Comments Off on Vanport Mosaic Festival by

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Dmae features the Vanport Mosaic Festival that celebrates and remembers an important time and community in Portland history. She’ll talk  with festival co-artistic directors S. Renee Mitchell, Damaris Webb and Laura Lo Forti.  Damaris is the director/producer of Cottonwood In The Flood. Lo Forti organized the Vanport Mosaic oral history project and three free screenings of these […]

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Parfait Bassale & Migrations

Jan 24, 2015 Comments Off on Parfait Bassale & Migrations by

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Dmae profiles guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale who is about to debut his new EP of original songs. Originally from West Africa, Bassale weaves joyous guitar melodies with his intricate vocals. He often sings about his experiences and introspections of immigrant dreams and daily life.  Bassale performs live and debuts some of his new songs […]

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Faux Museum Closes + Best of Highlights

Dec 20, 2014 Comments Off on Faux Museum Closes + Best of Highlights

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Dmae talks with Tom Richards the curator of the Faux Museum, a conceptual art museum that boasts the world’s last living Woolly Ant. The Faux Museum won’t be renewing it’s lease and will be closing its doors on Jan. 11, 2015 after two years of often offbeat and humorous exhibits created to spark critical thinking. […]

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From Tonga to Tonkin

Sep 20, 2014 Comments Off on From Tonga to Tonkin

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Dmae Roberts presents a  two-part Stage & Studio focusing on the songs and stories of Tongan sewing circle in Portland as well as a play celebrating the heroic stand of Senator Wayne Morse, one of two congressman to vote against the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. First, off a feature on Portland’s Tongan community through the stories […]

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Stories From Home

Aug 10, 2014 Comments Off on Stories From Home

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Dmae Roberts talks with Polo Catalani of the Colored Pencils Art and Culture Council about their “Stories From Home” event featuring immigrant and refugee writers and musicians. We’ll be featuring two of the artists at the event–Palestinian American writer Mohammad Bader and a special feature on Bhutanese poet Moti Rizal as part of “Migrations” – […]

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Lisa See’s China Dolls

Jun 01, 2014 Comments Off on Lisa See’s China Dolls

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Dmae Roberts talks with acclaimed author Lisa See whose new book, China Dolls, features the era of the Asian American nightclubs during the 1930s to 50s. Her previous books, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy focused mainly on characters living in China and some who have emigrated. In China Dolls she focuses on three friends American born […]

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Shake It – A Modern Polaroid Love Story

May 16, 2014 Comments Off on Shake It – A Modern Polaroid Love Story

Stage & Studio presents a documentary special about our cultural love of Polaroid pictures, the pre-digital era Instagram! Tune in for Shake It – A Modern Polaroid Love Story a one-hour documentary co-produced by Megan Jones and Vanessa Lowe. Hear preview clips on SoundCloud! Taking and sharing instant digital photos these days is second nature. […]

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