A Night At The E.R.

Jun 21, 2012 Comments Off on A Night At The E.R. by

© Dmae Roberts I’ve been to the emergency room only a few time for myself or family members. Usually we had fast response and care. But nationally E.R. wait times have increased since the recent economic downturn. A 2010 Press Ganey Pulse Report revealed that the average length of stay in a U.S. emergency department […]

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Conduit Turns 17

Jun 08, 2012 Comments Off on Conduit Turns 17 by

Dmae talks with artistic director Tere Mathern of Conduit Dance and Danielle Ross whose work is featured in a program for Conduit’s 17th anniversary. Conduit presents eight new works to celebrate. The contemporary dance space has provided independent dancers a place for performance and workshops. We’ll also hear about their Just 17th  party and performance. We’ll […]

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Coho Goes Solo

Jun 22, 2012 Comments Off on Coho Goes Solo by

Coho Productions is going solo this summer with four one-person shows. Dmae features two of the shows and performers, Stacey Hallal in the comedic Irregardless and Elizabeth Huffman in the moving You Belong To Me. REPEATS  Sat (6/30) 11am on KZME 107.1 FM. Stacey Hallal  in  Irregardless  combines stand up, songs and storytelling  exploring topics like marriage, robots, […]

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Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Jun 01, 2012 Comments Off on Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Original Practice Shakespeare starts a wave of Shakespeare in Portland. Brian Allard, Noah Goldenberg and Clara Hillier of OPS joins Dmae Roberts live in the studio to talk about their upcoming free performances of As You Like It and Romeo &Juliet throughout the Portland area. We’ll also hear a short piece about multiracial artists for the upcoming […]

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Bouand Dance / Aina in Hawaii

May 25, 2012 Comments Off on Bouand Dance / Aina in Hawaii

A talk with Alex Ballard of Portland’s Bouand Dance Company and Davy Brun of the French dance company Ando Cie. Bouard Dance Company presents contemporary European classical dance. The company is gearing up for a new concert June 1 & 2 at BodVox Dance Center. And in the last part of the show, we hear […]

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Remembrance: On Time And Distance

Apr 29, 2012 Comments Off on Remembrance: On Time And Distance

Join Dmae Roberts for a special radio memorial on the 10th anniversary of her mom’s death. Remembrance: On Time And Distance is part memoir and a collection of radio pieces she’s produced about the complex ties that bind a mother and daughter. Included is part of Dmae’s Peabody-winning documentary  Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song. For Remembrance: On […]

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off on Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

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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Beautiful Minds + Poetry

Apr 14, 2012 No Comments

Healing through art with Well Arts Institute, an 11-year-old nonprofit theatre that focuses on people with physical or mental illness and pairs them with actors to perform their stories. Dmae Roberts talks to Katy Liljeholm, artistic director of Well Arts  and actor Kristin Olson-Huddle about their ‘Beautiful Minds’ project. In the latter part of the […]

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