Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist

May 05, 2013 No Comments by

Dmae Roberts and MediaRites presents Ing ‘Doc’ Hay-Frontier Herbalist as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  In the dry sagebrush hills of Eastern Oregon, a thriving Chinatown emerged, thanks in large part to an unusual doctor named Ing Hay. His medical practice was located in a general store named the Kam Wah Chung in John […]

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Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song

May 25, 2011 2 Comments by

As a special program for Asian Pacific American Heritage month, Dmae Roberts presents her 1990 Peabody award-winning personal documentary“Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song“ This memoir docu-theatre piece is the personal story of cross-cultural and cross-generational conflict produced by Dmae Roberts. “Mei Mei”chronicles Dmae and her mother, Chu-Yin, as they travel to Taiwan together. Interviews and dramatizations […]

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Writers Read 6: Laurence Overmire

May 17, 2011 No Comments by

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Laurence Overmire reads “An Actor Prepared”, a poem from his new book, “Gone Hollywood”, part six the ongoing Writers Read series. Overmire is a former professional actor and now poet. This segment also features music by Todd Barton, resident composer for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Barton composed the music for OSF’s Language Archive. Overmire’s book […]

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Hand2Mouth: “Uncanny Valley”

May 17, 2011 No Comments by

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Host and Producer Dmae Roberts profiles Hand2Mouth and their new show “Uncanny Valley” as part of the Pushing Boundaries series.

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Hand2Mouth, Cirque du Soleil & WR6

May 06, 2011 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts presents a membership drive edition of Stage & Studio. This week: a Pushing Boundaries feature story on”Uncanny Valley” from Hand2Mouth Theatre, backstage thoughts on “Dralion” from former Portlander Esther Daak now working with Cirque du Soleil, and the latest installment of Writers Read with poet Laurence Overmire. Please support arts coverage and  make your […]

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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. We hear about […]

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Pendulum Aerial Arts

Apr 12, 2011 No Comments

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In the second Pushing Boundaries feature piece, Producer Macon Reed presents this sound collage of Pendulum Aerial Arts with artistic director Suzanne Kenney.

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WR4- Ruby Murray

Mar 24, 2011 1 Comment

In our fourth Writers Read segment, we’ll hear from Ruby Murray, a writer and photographer who lives in the Columbia River estuary. Murray is an enrolled Osage Indian, whose work focuses on people finding home within multiple cultures. She’s come to know the River and its history through her 1stgeneration Norwegian-American husband. A poem and photo-essay […]

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WR5- Sandra de Helen

Apr 12, 2011 No Comments

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In our fifth installment of Writer’s Read, writer  Sandra de Helen reads a poem titled “Beautiful.” She lives and writes in Portland, Oregon. See her current work in Mom Egg, Stillwater Review,  Lavender Review: Night Issue, and “pay attention: A River of Stones.” Also featured is music by Portland Pianist and Cynthia Stillman Gerdes from her new CD “Solo and Chamber […]

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A Wrinkle In Time/ BodyVox

May 01, 2011 No Comments

Dmae Roberts presents a membership drive edition with “A Wrinkle In Time” at Oregon Children’s Theatre and A Thousand Little Cities at BodyVox Dance. The classic book by Madeleine L’Engle comes alive with a fantasy and sci-fi adventure. Director Marcella Crowson and actor Madeleine Rogers join host Dmae Roberts to talk about bringing this beloved […]

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