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Horatio Law & Open Circles

Nov 10, 2012 Comments Off by

How do you bring together widely different communities through an art-making project? Hear some insights with artist Horatio Law and his Open Circles project. Law is working with communities at Sisters of the Road and Planned Parenthood to create a public installation that will get people thinking and talking about social currency and self-empowerment.
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Street Roots, Colored Pencils & A Mural

Sep 29, 2012 Comments Off by

A Making Change special featuring Portland’s Street Roots newspaper and Colored Pencils  who are working toward social and cultural change through literary and artistic ways. We’ll also hear about  a Corvallis man who drew international attention for outdoor mural. Join Dmae Roberts for a half-hour of inspirational stories about people working toward Making Change in their communities.

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off 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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Jon Kretzu on Directing & Occupy Art

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments by

Dmae Roberts sits down with Associate Artistic Director Jon Kretzu of Artist Repertory Theater. Jon is in his 19th season with ART, where he has directed over 40 productions for the company. He tours the set of his latest production, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol and talks about the art of directing. [...]

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Triangle Backstage & Soderberg Studios

Sep 10, 2011 No Comments

Dmae Roberts presents two audio tours. First we go backstage at Triangle Productions’s new space. Managing Director Don Horn shows us around “The Sanctuary” and tells us how he produces a season of plays. Then we go to Cascade Locks, OR and talk with sculptor Heather Soderberg and find out how she creates large-sized statues. [...]

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Art That Engages

Aug 26, 2011 1 Comment

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts presents a collage story on Laura Moulton’s Street Books produced by Tali Singer. Later, she revisits socially engaging art with Jen Delos Reyes & Harrell Fletcher of the Art and Social Practice program at Portland State University. Producer Macon Reed gives us a  tour of Portland’s social practice art scene.
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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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Eugenia Woods’ Famished & Kip Fulbeck’s Hapa art

Jul 29, 2011 No Comments

On Stage & Studio, Aug. 2nd at 11 am on KBOO 90.7fm, Dmae Roberts talks with Eugenia Woods about her documentary theatre piece about food called Famished. Then we hear from artist Kip Fulbeck. He’s exploring mixed-race heritage with an exhibit titled Kip Fulbeck: Part Asian, 100% Hapa.

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Big Animation with Rose Bond & DripDrop

Jul 08, 2011 No Comments

Dmae Roberts talks with veteran media artist Rose Bond about her work on large-scale animations and her teaching of Boundary Crossings’ an institute on animated. Also featured is Daniela Repas of DripDrop Productions. They’re debuting Pre-Nostalgic, DripDrop’s new animated installation of sound, sculpture, and drawing. DripDrop tells us about the installation, which has been two [...]

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Rethinking Art with Social Practice

Apr 22, 2011 No Comments

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.
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