Sandra de Helen +Worship In Pink

Oct 21, 2011 Comments Off on Sandra de Helen +Worship In Pink by

Dmae Roberts visits with playwright Sandra de Helen who’s receiving a reading of her play in NYC. We’ll also spotlight a community celebration of breast cancer survivors at the Worship In Pink event in the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Atrium. Featured music by NW musician Molly Bauchham from her new CD Maid on the Shore. […]

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The Language of Flowers

Sep 15, 2011 Comments Off on The Language of Flowers by

Dmae Roberts talks with author Vanessa Diffenbaugh about her debut novel The Language of Flowers. This debut novel has been a hit in Europe and has recently launched in America. The book tells parallel stories of a young woman raised in the foster care system who finds redemption and a future through the Victorian language […]

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Laura Moulton’s Street Books

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off on Laura Moulton’s Street Books by

On a sunny summer Wednesday, light rail trains roll past the Skidmore fountain in downtown Portland.  Twice a week this summer, Portland artist and writer Laura Moulton has hopped on her decked-out Haley tricycle and headed to downtown Portland. What makes her bike special is that it’s a mobile library. A large pullout drawer is […]

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Remembering Carolyn Holzman

Aug 09, 2011 6 Comments

On Friday, August 5, 2011, Portland lost one of its angels on earth. Carolyn Holzman, a dear friend, an innovative theatre artist and a devoted teacher, passed away from a heart attack. In her work as a director and choreographer for Portland stages and as an adjunct Professor in the theatre arts department at Portland State […]

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Pushing Beyond Boundaries

Jul 22, 2011 1 Comment

On this Stage & Studio, we hear two artists pushing boundaries of traditions and limitations. Dmae Roberts profiles musician/dancer Michelle Fujii and her new solo performance, Choking. And Producer Tali Singer presents a NEW story on Catherine J.H. Miller, who created “A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art.” This is a Pushing Boundaries special funded […]

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Lisa See’s History

Jul 23, 2011 Comments Off on Lisa See’s History

© Dmae Roberts 2011 I love reading Lisa See’s novels because I learn so much about history. Yes, I get caught up in the characters and their individual struggles and stories but I deeply appreciate the depth of her research. It’s like having a fabulous history teacher who draws you into the big picture of […]

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S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

Aug 13, 2011 Comments Off on S. Renee Mitchell & Remembering Carolyn

On this week’s Stage & Studio, writer/artist S. Renee Mitchell talks about the Natural and Proud People Inspiration project, a celebration of natural African-American hair. Mitchell also runs Twysted Healing Systahs, an organization that empowers women of color. And Dmae remembers Carolyn Holzman, a beloved Portland theatre artist and teacher. S. Renee Mitchell wears her […]

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Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Jun 24, 2011 Comments Off on Author Lisa See on ‘Dreams of Joy’

Dmae Roberts talks with acclaimed author Lisa See. Her latest novel, Dreams of Joy debuted  at No. 1 on the NY Times best seller list. See tells us about her extensive research on Mao’s Great Leap Forward that caused the death of up 45 million people  in China from 1958-1961. We also hear about the movie version […]

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