Rethinking Art with Social Practice

Apr 22, 2011 No Comments by

How do you  push the boundaries and rethink the essence of art? Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Harrell Fletcher and Jen Delos Reyes from Portland State University’s  Art and Social Practice MFA Program where students create socially engaging art projects.  Co-hosting is Producer Macon Reed who’s been examining several “social practice” art projects. We hear about […]

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Pendulum Aerial Arts

Apr 12, 2011 No Comments by

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In the second Pushing Boundaries feature piece, Producer Macon Reed presents this sound collage of Pendulum Aerial Arts with artistic director Suzanne Kenney.

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WR4- Ruby Murray

Mar 24, 2011 1 Comment by

In our fourth Writers Read segment, we’ll hear from Ruby Murray, a writer and photographer who lives in the Columbia River estuary. Murray is an enrolled Osage Indian, whose work focuses on people finding home within multiple cultures. She’s come to know the River and its history through her 1stgeneration Norwegian-American husband. A poem and photo-essay […]

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WR5- Sandra de Helen

Apr 12, 2011 No Comments by

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In our fifth installment of Writer’s Read, writer  Sandra de Helen reads a poem titled “Beautiful.” She lives and writes in Portland, Oregon. See her current work in Mom Egg, Stillwater Review,  Lavender Review: Night Issue, and “pay attention: A River of Stones.” Also featured is music by Portland Pianist and Cynthia Stillman Gerdes from her new CD “Solo and Chamber […]

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A Wrinkle In Time/ BodyVox

May 01, 2011 No Comments

Dmae Roberts presents a membership drive edition with “A Wrinkle In Time” at Oregon Children’s Theatre and A Thousand Little Cities at BodyVox Dance. The classic book by Madeleine L’Engle comes alive with a fantasy and sci-fi adventure. Director Marcella Crowson and actor Madeleine Rogers join host Dmae Roberts to talk about bringing this beloved […]

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Pendulum, Cymbeline, and WR 5

Apr 08, 2011 No Comments

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts reflects on the theme of  “Beauty” with the second Pushing Boundaries piece, this time featuring Pendulum Aerial Arts with artistic director Suzanne Kenney. Founded in 2000, Pendulum’s innovative performances blend dance, drama, and storytelling with a circus flair. We’ll also find out about NW Classical Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline‘ and we’ll […]

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mar 25, 2011 No Comments

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts features the Portland Playhouse production of August Wilson’s play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. We’ll be talking to Portland Playhouse’s Kevin Jones, director,and actors Julianne Johnson and Wendell Wright. Dmae also checks in Mari Watanabe of Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center about their Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival event April 3rd at noon to help  raise […]

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Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom

Mar 17, 2011 No Comments

Producer Macon Reed worked with Dmae Roberts ona feature about Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, the debut story in the “Pushing Boundaries” series.   Filmmaker Brian Lindstrom who makes films about people he says we put an ex through: ex-cons, people with long histories of drug addiction, mental illness, and homelessness. He uses his films to start […]

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Future of Web Series

Mar 01, 2011 No Comments

Dmae Roberts explores the growing landscape of the web series via an actor, director and producer working on three different projects. Actor Harold Philips and Director Micki Selvitella, both theatre artists, will tell us what it’s like to work on web series in Portland. Then Ryan Copple, co-creator of SyFy.com’s Riese: Kingdom Falling will share his experiences working on one […]

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Kid Simple & Writers Read 3

Feb 22, 2011 2 Comments

Dmae brings us Jordan Harrison’s “Kid Simple: A Radio Play In The Flesh” directed by Tom Moorman, Sarah McGregor and JRWickman at Coho Productions which runs through March 26th. We also hear the third installment of the Writers Read series which focuses on Northwest writers. This Writers Read features Poet A. Molotkov from Portland. This show […]

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