JAW Turns 20!

Jul 22, 2018 Comments Off on JAW Turns 20! by

Dmae features the 20th annual JAW: A Playwrights Festival (short for Just Add Water) at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. The festival runs July 27-29. She’ll talk with festival director Rose Riordan and playwright Clarence Coo whose play The Birds of Empathy will receive a staged reading. We’ll also talk with Promising Playwright Michael Walsh about the work he and other […]

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Chamber Music Northwest

Jul 14, 2018 Comments Off on Chamber Music Northwest by

Dmae talks with David Shifrin, artistic director of Chamber Music Northwest, about the Summer Festival 2018 series offering Beyond the Cultural Revolution. We’ll get an overview of the Summer Fest now in progress and hear about the exploration of Chinese music with some of the best national and international Chinese musicians. The series The Silver River composed […]

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CoHo Summerfest

Jul 07, 2018 Comments Off on CoHo Summerfest by

Dmae features the last two shows of CoHo SUMMERFEST 2018. We’ll feature Pratik Motwani’s solo show #//<EMBEDDED>//#  (performing July 12 – 15 at 7:30pm) and Philip’s Glass Menagerie  (performing July 19 – 22 at 8pm) directed by Philip Cuomo, producing artistic director of CoHo Productions. We’ll hear about these two shows as well what’s coming up next season at CoHo. (Aired 11am 7/10/18 on KBOO […]

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Vera Starbard + Our Voices

Jun 17, 2018 Comments Off on Vera Starbard + Our Voices

Dmae features Alaska Native Playwright Vera Starbard and her play Our Voices Will Be Heard that was first produced at Perseverance Theatre and adapted into a radio play by Native Voice One. The play focuses on the journey of a mother and daughter and infuses Alaska Native storytelling traditions to tell a story of childhood sexual abuse. We’ll hear […]

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Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

Jun 09, 2018 Comments Off on Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

Dmae presents Elina Lim, creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, a show with storytellers of color sharing their stories. Lim first began this storytelling series after experiences as the only Person of Color in other storytelling shows. She started Invisible Spectrum to create opportunities for PoC storytellers. And in the later part of the show, Dmae re-airs […]

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Chinatown Museum

Jun 01, 2018 Comments Off on Chinatown Museum

Dmae features the new Portland Chinatown Museum which has a soft open on First Thursday, June 7th 4-8pm with photographer Dean Wong’s exhibit of Chinatown photographs. We’ll hear from executive director Jackie Petersen-Loomis and artist Roberta Wong about the history of gentrification and displacement that has been going on in Portland’s Chinatown and the efforts […]

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Vanport + Left Hook

May 19, 2018 Comments Off on Vanport + Left Hook

James Dixon talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, curators and artistic directors for the 2018 Vanport Mosaic Festival. This festival commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Vanport Flood and the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act through screenings, live performances, tours, exhibits, and community engagement initiatives. We’ll hear about their multi-disciplinary programming for the […]

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Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

Susannah Mars of the  Adventures in Artslandia podcast talks with director Rusty Tennant about his LGBTQI and diverse production of the acclaimed musical CABARET presented by Fuse Theatre Ensemble at the Funhouse Lounge May 17-June 2. Hear how this musical resonates with even greater weight since the 2016 presidential election as well as about the […]

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