Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

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

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 by

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 by

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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WR 9 & 10: Laurence Overmire & Terri Lojacano

Apr 17, 2012 No Comments

Some thoughts and poetry on the theme of time and distance with writers Laurence Overmire and Terri Lojacano share their poems for our Writer’s Read segment. We’ll also hear Dmae Roberts’sound poem about Time. Laurence Overmire is the author of three books of poetry, Honor and Remembrance, Report From X-Star 10, and Gone Hollywood.  Hear more of Laurence Overmire’s work in our Writer’s Read series.  Terri Lojacano has […]

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Brother/Sister Plays+Brian Tierney

Apr 06, 2012 No Comments

Portland Playhouse presents three  African American plays performed in repertory. Artistic director Brian Weaver and actors Bobby Bermea and Ramona Lisa Alexander join Dmae Roberts for The Brother/Sister Plays running in repertory till May 13. In the latter part of the show, we also hear about opera singer Brian Tierney who was shot on his way home […]

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Hearing Voices Storytellers + Camile Claudel

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

Storytellers and Singers are the themes this Stage & Studio 11am  Tues on KBOO 90.7FM & Sat on KZME 107.1FM. First up, we’ll hear about the 8th Annual Hearing Voices Storytelling Festival  in Hillsboro. We’ll talk with organizer Heather Waisanen and Oregon storyteller Leslie Slape. In the second part of the show, we’ll hear about an opera […]

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