Laura Moulton’s Street Books

Aug 30, 2011 No Comments by

On a sunny summer Wednesday, light rail trains roll past the Skidmore fountain in downtown Portland.  Twice a week this summer, Portland artist and writer Laura Moulton has hopped on her decked-out Haley tricycle and headed to downtown Portland. What makes her bike special is that it’s a mobile library. A large pullout drawer is […]

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Remembering Carolyn Holzman

Aug 09, 2011 6 Comments by

On Friday, August 5, 2011, Portland lost one of its angels on earth. Carolyn Holzman, a dear friend, an innovative theatre artist and a devoted teacher, passed away from a heart attack. In her work as a director and choreographer for Portland stages and as an adjunct Professor in the theatre arts department at Portland State […]

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Pushing Beyond Boundaries

Jul 22, 2011 1 Comment by

On this Stage & Studio, we hear two artists pushing boundaries of traditions and limitations. Dmae Roberts profiles musician/dancer Michelle Fujii and her new solo performance, Choking. And Producer Tali Singer presents a NEW story on Catherine J.H. Miller, who created “A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art.” This is a Pushing Boundaries special funded […]

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Lisa See’s History

Jul 23, 2011 No Comments by

© Dmae Roberts 2011 I love reading Lisa See’s novels because I learn so much about history. Yes, I get caught up in the characters and their individual struggles and stories but I deeply appreciate the depth of her research. It’s like having a fabulous history teacher who draws you into the big picture of […]

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S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

Aug 13, 2011 No Comments

On this week’s Stage & Studio, writer/artist S. Renee Mitchell talks about the Natural and Proud People Inspiration project, a celebration of natural African-American hair. Mitchell also runs Twysted Healing Systahs, an organization that empowers women of color. And Dmae remembers Carolyn Holzman, a beloved Portland theatre artist and teacher. S. Renee Mitchell wears her […]

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Eugenia Woods’ Famished & Kip Fulbeck’s Hapa art

Jul 29, 2011 No Comments

On Stage & Studio, Aug. 2nd at 11 am on KBOO 90.7fm, Dmae Roberts talks with Eugenia Woods about her documentary theatre piece about food called Famished. Then we hear from artist Kip Fulbeck. He’s exploring mixed-race heritage with an exhibit titled Kip Fulbeck: Part Asian, 100% Hapa. What are you really hungry for? That’s […]

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A Summer of Shakespeare

Aug 04, 2011 3 Comments

Many Oregonians understandably flock to the brilliant, color-blind, multicultural productions at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland (which just re-opened the Angus Bowmer theatre). But this summer in Portland, there are more local Shakespeare offerings than summers past. A new company called Portland Shakespeare Project is completing a well-received, sparkling production of “As You Like It” […]

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Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Jun 24, 2011 No Comments

Dmae Roberts talks with acclaimed author Lisa See. Her latest novel, Dreams of Joy debuted  at No. 1 on the NY Times best seller list. See tells us about her extensive research on Mao’s Great Leap Forward that caused the death of up 45 million people  in China from 1958-1961. We also hear about the movie version […]

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Author Dale E. Basye of the “Heck” books

Jun 10, 2011 7 Comments

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Dmae Roberts talks with author Dale E. Basye about his book series for young readers, Heck. The fourth book in the series, Fibble, was released last month. Basye also sings songs that he wrote for the series and reads passages from the books. Hear the entire “Heck” of a fun interview and singing by Dale E. […]

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Jane Kirkpatrick: “The Daughter’s Walk”

Apr 15, 2011 1 Comment

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick. She’s authored more than 20 books and is an Oregon Book award finalist for “A Flickering Light.” Her latest is “The Daughter’s Walk” which is based on the true story of a mother and daughter in 1896 who both walked from Spokane, Washington to New York […]

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