Good With People + Relations Preview

May 28, 2017 Comments Off on Good With People + Relations Preview by

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Dmae welcomes Devon Allen, co-artistic director of Our Shoes Are Red/The Performance Lab. She and co-producer Matt DiBiasio are performing a two-person play. In David Harrower’s Good With People a woman encounters the man who bullied her son 14 years earlier when they were schoolmates. And then in the latter part of the show, Dmae previews a […]

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Vanport Mosaic + OutWright

May 07, 2017 Comments Off on Vanport Mosaic + OutWright by

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Dmae features two very different festivals. First up we feature Damaris Web and Laura Lo Forti​ co-directors of Vanport Mosaic that happens May 26-29 throughout Portland. The 2017 festival of events that highlights important history of Vanport communities and beyond. This year the festival includes staged readings of two new one-act plays about the American Dream, displacement […]

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AAPI Heritage Month

Apr 27, 2017 Comments Off on AAPI Heritage Month by

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May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and events are heating up all over Portland. Up first we’ll talk with playwright Nandita Shenoy whose play Washer/Dryer gets its staged reading Oregon premiere by Theatre Diaspora. Shenoy created this play to present real life ethnically diverse cast with one South Asian character who is nearly autobiographical. As an actress she […]

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Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

Apr 08, 2017 Comments Off on Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

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Dmae welcomes back NY Times best-selling author Lisa See who has just released her new book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. Lisa See spends a couple of years researching and writing her books. Since Dmae spoke with her in 2014, the author has been researching the Akha, an ethnic people  in the Yunnan region of China and […]

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Two World Premieres

Apr 01, 2017 Comments Off on Two World Premieres

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Dmae talks with director Rose Riordan about the world premiere play Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore at Portland Center Stage at the Armory through April 30th. Always personal and funny, Weedman turns life’s pain into memorable stories and this time songs as she takes on the alter ego of a country singer named Tami Lisa. Hear […]

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Tomas & The Library Lady

Mar 18, 2017 Comments Off on Tomas & The Library Lady

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Dmae talks with artistic director Stan Foote of Oregon Children’s Theatre. He’ll be joined by director Rebecca Martinez and actor Marcelino Hernandez from Tomás & the Library Lady. The show runs April 1st through 29th at the Winningstad Theatre. We’ll hear about the play that promotes literacy based on the true story of Mexican-American Tomás Rivera, chancellor of the University […]

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Stories From Rural Oregon

Mar 11, 2017 Comments Off on Stories From Rural Oregon

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Dmae features rural Oregon author Bing Bingham and his book Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West. We’ll hear about his stories of ordinary people in Eastern Oregon and their perspectives and lives are shaped by their surroundings. He’ll be reading from his book at 6pm on March 20th.at the American Legion Post 134 in Portland. And […]

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Brontë

Feb 18, 2017 Comments Off on Brontë

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Dmae welcomes Bag&Baggage Productions and the NW premiere of of Brontë by Polly Teale, a play about the famous literary sisters. We’ll talk with artistic director Scott Palmer and two actors Morgan Cox (who plays Emily Brontë ), Jessi Walters (who plays Anne Brontë). The play is being performed at the HIllsboro Public Library in a promenade style throughout the library. […]

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