ZooZoo + Santaland Diaries

Dec 15, 2012 Comments Off on ZooZoo + Santaland Diaries by

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Hear the last December  holiday special featuring the final ZooZoo at Imago Theatre and ‘Santaland Diaries’ at Portland Center Stage. The long-running holiday hit ZooZoo  is saying farewell and we’ll hear from two performers in the show. And in the latter part of the show, popular actor Darius Pierce joins us to talk about his solo show […]

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Seeds Of Hope + Peter Pan

Dec 08, 2012 Comments Off on Seeds Of Hope + Peter Pan by

A look at professional holiday youth productions: Seeds of Hope at Do Jump! and Peter Pan at Northwest Children’s Theatre & School. We’ll hear from director Aaron Wheeler-Kay at Do Jump! and Managing Director/Co-Founder Judy Kafoury at NWCT which celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new commissioned adaptation of  the classic Peter Pan. (encores 11am Sat 12/15 on […]

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Portland Revels “Appalachian Christmas”

Nov 29, 2012 Comments Off on Portland Revels “Appalachian Christmas” by

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A mix of live music, clogging (yes!) and conversation  with Portland Revels Appalachian Christmas recorded live in the KBOO studio. We’ll hear about this yearly tradition of presenting the music and dance of traditions around the world. Around the country there’s a tradition of Revels which is a season celebration of holiday traditions during Christmas. Portland Revels […]

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Rupa Marya – ‘Making Change Special

Nov 23, 2012 Comments Off on Rupa Marya – ‘Making Change Special

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Hear the Making Change final special.  Join Producer and Guest Host Sarika Mehta for a special on gifted singer and activist Rupa Marya, the lead vocalist and director of Rupa and the April Fishes. Their music encompasses elements of jazz, blues, klezmer, folk amongst others, with songs in Spanish, French and English. Rupa herself was born in […]

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The Last Holiday

Nov 21, 2012 Comments Off on The Last Holiday

© Dmae Roberts 2012 I didn’t realize the last Thanksgiving I spent with my mom would actually be the very last. We never know about “the last time” until it’s no more. Ma’s been gone 10 years now. When she had a recurrence of breast cancer, I spent three years commuting back and forth from […]

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Horatio Law & Open Circles

Nov 10, 2012 Comments Off on Horatio Law & Open Circles

How do you bring together widely different communities through an art-making project? Hear some insights with artist Horatio Law and his Open Circles project. Law is working with communities at Sisters of the Road and Planned Parenthood to create a public installation that will get people thinking and talking about social currency and self-empowerment. Horatio Hung-Yan Law […]

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Jaw 2009 and Portland Actors Conservatory

Jul 14, 2009 Comments Off on Jaw 2009 and Portland Actors Conservatory

Dmae Roberts features JAW, A Playwrights Festival with Portland Center Stage’s Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan and Playwright Andrea Stolowitz. They talked about this two-week festival of new plays now in its 11th year! Also Producer Tali Singer has a brand new feature piece on a student at Portland Actors Conservatory, Phoebe Southwood, under the […]

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Kim Stafford & “100 Tricks”

Nov 02, 2012 Comments Off on Kim Stafford & “100 Tricks”

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A conversation with award-winning author Kim Stafford about his new memoir 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared   In poetic and poignant detail, Stafford takes us on a journey of sibling love and departure. Stafford recounts his experiences with his brother and the different paths their lives took and we hear readings from his new book. […]

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