Denis Arndt & ‘God of Carnage’

Sep 02, 2011 No Comments by

Dmae Roberts talks with actor  and director Denis Arndt, veteran of major American theatres including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as well as hit television shows and films. We’ll hear about his career and about his experiences directing “God of Carnage” at Artists Repertory Theatre opening Sept. 9th. Perhaps you’ve seen him at the Oregon Shakespeare […]

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Triangle Backstage & Soderberg Studios

Sep 10, 2011 No Comments by

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 by

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. Social practice is […]

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Laura Moulton’s Street Books

Aug 30, 2011 No Comments by

On a sunny summer Wednesday, light rail trains roll past the Skidmore fountain in downtown Portland.  Twice a week this summer, Portland artist and writer Laura Moulton has hopped on her decked-out Haley tricycle and headed to downtown Portland. What makes her bike special is that it’s a mobile library. A large pullout drawer is […]

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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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Lisa See’s History

Jul 23, 2011 No Comments

© Dmae Roberts 2011 I love reading Lisa See’s novels because I learn so much about history. Yes, I get caught up in the characters and their individual struggles and stories but I deeply appreciate the depth of her research. It’s like having a fabulous history teacher who draws you into the big picture of […]

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S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

Aug 13, 2011 No Comments

On this week’s Stage & Studio, writer/artist S. Renee Mitchell talks about the Natural and Proud People Inspiration project, a celebration of natural African-American hair. Mitchell also runs Twysted Healing Systahs, an organization that empowers women of color. And Dmae remembers Carolyn Holzman, a beloved Portland theatre artist and teacher. S. Renee Mitchell wears her […]

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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. What are you really hungry for? That’s […]

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A Summer of Shakespeare

Aug 04, 2011 3 Comments

Many Oregonians understandably flock to the brilliant, color-blind, multicultural productions at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland (which just re-opened the Angus Bowmer theatre). But this summer in Portland, there are more local Shakespeare offerings than summers past. A new company called Portland Shakespeare Project is completing a well-received, sparkling production of “As You Like It” […]

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