Ivan Doig’s “Work Song”

Aug 20, 2010 1 Comment by

Host Dmae Roberts features an in-depth and lively interview with Northwest Writer Ivan Doig.
A prolific writer of books set in the American West, Doig talks about his latest novel, Work Song set in the bustling international melting pot of Butte, Montana of 1919. Doig talks about his research on the effects of mining on the [...]

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White Bird Dance Series

Oct 02, 2010 1 Comment by

Why would two non-dancers spend the last 12 years bringing the best of national and international dance to Portland?

Paul King & WalterJaffe of White Bird Dance
Host Dmae Roberts finds out as she talks with Paul King and Walter Jaffe, the founders of White Bird Dance,  about their 13th season.
Featured companies are Lucinda Childs [...]

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The Hillsboro Story & Eugene Ballet

Oct 09, 2010 1 Comment by

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Dmae Roberts features The Hillsboro Story written and directed by Susan Banyas with original music by David Ornette Cherry.
Banyas has been on a personal, historical and sociological journey acting as a detective on her childhood experiences during the Civil Rights era. Dmae is joined in the studio by Susan Banyas, David Ornette Cherry, [...]

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Breast Cancer Monologues

Oct 24, 2010 3 Comments by

As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Stage and Studio presents a half-hour adaptation of The Breast Cancer Monologues. Originally a one-hour documentary collage with and about Breast Cancer Survivors produced by Dmae Roberts & MediaRites, the show features producers Kate Welch, Miae Kim and Anca Micheti and s actors Olga Sanchez, Caren Graham and [...]

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My Name Is Rachel Corrie & Brothers of the Baladi

Sep 18, 2010 1 Comment

Host Dmae Roberts features “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” and Brothers of the Baladi’s “Mosaic: A Day of Music & Dance” on Tuesday, September 21 at 11am on KBOO 90.7 FM.
Megan Kate Ward, Madeline Rogers & Bibi Walton.
Northwest Classical Theatre Company and Three Good Friends presents a two-person play about Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old Evergreen [...]

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Wordstock & Larry Colton + ‘Merchant of Venice’

Sep 25, 2010 1 Comment

Host Dmae Roberts focuses on Wordstock Festival 2010, a yearly celebration of book books, writers, and storytelling in Portland. This event will take place October 9-10 with several pre-events, and  culminates in a main event book fair. Also featured is Actor Anthony Heald as Shylock at Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Merchant of Venice.
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Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 75th Anniversary

Jun 23, 2010 1 Comment

One of the largest regional theatres in the country is located in a town of more than 21,000 people. With a budget of about $27 million dollars a year, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is the only theatre in the country that performs two different plays a day on three different stages [...]

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Allen Nause of ART’s “Long Day’s Journey”

Aug 15, 2010 1 Comment

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Artists Repertory Theatre got a head start to their season and unveiled their co-production with the Sydney Theatre Company. ART has had a long history of international collaboration, but this new production of Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt.
Todd Van Voris & William Hurt
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Allen [...]

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Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’

Nov 17, 2009 Comments Off

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Dmae Roberts talked with Jamie Ford, author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” at the 2009 Wordstock Festival. This NY Times bestselling novel traces Seattle’s Internment history during World Wart II through the friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl.
Also featured is music by Portland’s David Ornette Cherry.
Jamie Ford is the New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on [...]

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Myrlin A. Hermes

Jul 19, 2010 1 Comment

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Dmae Roberts features Portland Novelist Myrlin A. Hermes and her book The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet. Hermes turns Shakespeare “topsy-turvy” bringing a fresh look and “prequel” to Hamlet.
In her book, Horatio and Hamlet are in a bisexual love triangle with Lady Adriane who is based [...]

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