Darrell Grant & The Territory

Jun 22, 2013 Comments Off on Darrell Grant & The Territory by

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Dmae Roberts explores history with Portland composer/pianist Darrell Grant with his new composition. Inspired by Pacific Northwest history and geography, Grant’s ‘The Territory’ focuses on important times including the Nez Perce surrender, Minidoka Internment Camp, Chinese miners massacre and the Golden West Hotel, the second largest African-American hotel west of the Mississippi. Grant unveils this new […]

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Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom

Jun 02, 2013 Comments Off on Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom by

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Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom  recently came to talk to Dmae Roberts’ nonfiction filmmaking class at Mt. Hood Community College’s Integrated Media Program. He talked about his career of making films depicting the grit and grace of life.  Hear his inspiring talk to emerging filmmakers featuring his critically successful film Alien Boy: the life and death of James Chasse which […]

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Refugee Dreams Revisited

May 20, 2013 Comments Off on Refugee Dreams Revisited by

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Dmae Roberts and MediaRites present Refugee Dreams Revisted as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This special is hosted by Margaret Cho and focuses on the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees in Portland, and features Cambodian musician Daran Kravanh.

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Left Hand Of Darkness Onstage

Apr 27, 2013 Comments Off on Left Hand Of Darkness Onstage

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Ursula K. Le Guin’s gender defying groundbreaking novel “The Left Hand of Darkness” gets a new original stage adaptation by two of Portland’s more innovative theatres. Portland Playhouse and Hand2Mouth Theatre have been collaborating with esteemed award-winning author Le Guin on this new staging. Dmae Roberts talks with Ursula K. Le Guin, director Jonathan Walters […]

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Artists Rep & New Directions

Apr 13, 2013 Comments Off on Artists Rep & New Directions

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The debut of Ten Chimneys by Jeffrey Hatcher, marks Artists Rep’s first change into a new direction with soon to be artistic director Dámaso Rodriguez. Join Dmae Roberts in an engaging talk with Rodriguez and veteran actress Linda Alper who appears in the West Coast premiere of Ten Chimneys under Rodriquez’ direction. Find out more about […]

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Cheryl Strayed: On Writing, Family & Success

Apr 06, 2013 Comments Off on Cheryl Strayed: On Writing, Family & Success

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Tune into Stage & Studio for an in-depth and intimate talk with author Cheryl Strayed. The last year and a half has been a whirlwind of success for Strayed with “Wild” hitting #1 on the NY Times Bestseller list, an Oprah Book Club selection and a film option. But her writing success has been a […]

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Guapa At Milagro+Arts Tax Update

Mar 16, 2013 Comments Off on Guapa At Milagro+Arts Tax Update

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An inspiring tale of a young women dream to be an international soccer star. That’s the focus of Guapa by Caridad Svich a world premiere play at Milagro Theatre. Dmae Roberts finds out about this new work with artistic director Olga Sanchez. We’ll also hear from Jorge Huerta, leading Latin American Theatre expert. In the second […]

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Insatiable + Black Grace

Mar 09, 2013 Comments Off on Insatiable + Black Grace

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Portland Taiko’s Insatiable is a new compositions exploring as they say “the possibilities of the art form of taiko through contemporary reflections on Japanese folk dance.”

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