Sherman: A Jazz Opera

Feb 15, 2011 1 Comment by

Dmae talks with Portland Jazz great Thara Memory and Librettist S. Renee Mitchell about Sherman: A Jazz Opera opening at Ethos-IFCC during Black History Month. Sherman highlights Portland’s jazz history during the 1940s-50s, a high point of jazz when a growth of African American families moved into the North Williams Ave. We learn about some of […]

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PIFF Films Reviewed & Writers Read 2

Feb 08, 2011 1 Comment by

Travel the world in 16 days through the Portland International Film Festival. Now in it’s 34th year, PIFF draws more than 35,000 people each year to several venues in Portland to watch more than 100 films from all over the globe. Host Dmae Roberts talks with Bill Foster, executive director of the Northwest Film Center […]

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Stories From The Streets & Ernest Bloch

Jan 18, 2011 1 Comment by

Dmae Roberts presents “Stories From The Streets”-readings by Lunacy Stageworks & Streetroots newspaper as part of continued coverage on the Fertile Ground Festival. Producer Tali Singer also offers an artistic feature story on the the life, music and photographs of Oregon Composer Ernest Bloch  the Oregon Jewish Museum. In the first part Stage and Studio, […]

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Three Women Playwrights

Jan 04, 2011 2 Comments by

Host and producer Dmae Roberts talks with three women playwrights whose work will be featured in the upcoming Fertile Ground Festival: Susan Mach, Erin Leddy and Camille Cettina. From January 20-30, the Fertile Ground Festival will feature new works from local artists, including everything from dance to music to visual arts to fully staged productions. […]

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Stage & Studio featured regionally!

Jan 05, 2011 No Comments

Good news about Stage & Studio’s road to regional distribution! Two of the Oregon Treasures documentary specials aired on KLCC/KLCO in Eugene-Springfield and Florence. The Ursula K. Le Guin doc and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology documentary featuring Kim Stafford both aired on 12/29 at 6:30pm. And further good news, the Science Fiction […]

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Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride

Nov 07, 2010 2 Comments

Host Dmae Roberts highlights the  Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride: African American Murals about to open at the Oregon Historical Society. Find out about the long and often overlooked history of African American murals. And in the latter part of the show, Producer Tali Singer has an audio arts piece of a young woman converting […]

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The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

Dec 21, 2010 No Comments

Dmae Roberts presents her Oregon Treasures documentary on Sitka Center for Art and Ecology which celebrated its40th anniversary this year. This special also features Kim Stafford, veteran writer and teacher who has taught many workshops at Sitka. The picturesque center nestled in beautiful old growth forest of Sitka Spruce has nourished the talents of writers, visual artists […]

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Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Jun 01, 2010 No Comments

Host and Producer Dmae Roberts presents an Oregon Treasures feature piece for Stage and Studio on KBOO 90.7 FM. The new series will air throughout the year profiling veteran artists and arts organizations that have enriched the state of Oregon through their art. This show profiles Molly Gloss, Portland novelist. Gloss’ books have shed light on untold stories of women […]

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“Who I Am” Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 18, 2011 No Comments

February is Black History Month, and Portland has some fine opportunities to learn more about a part of American history that has been historically overlooked. Here’s a chance to see the five-year-old annual celebration by the World Stage Theatre. Working with some of the most talented youth at Jefferson High School as well as Jefferson […]

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Wendy Westerwelle’s ‘Soph’

Nov 19, 2010 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts talks with Portland Icon Wendy Westerwelle and Producer/Playwright Don Horn.  Triangle Productions is remounting “Soph: An Evening with the Last of the Red-Hot Mamas” – Westerwelle’s hit show in Portland and Los Angeles. Sophie Tucker was a Russian and Ukranian-born singer and actress known for her comic and risque songs in the earlly 20th century. […]

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