Dmae talks with Don Horn, artistic director of Triangle Productions and actor Leah Yorkston who stars as the famed singer Dusty Springfield in Forever Dusty. We’ll talk about the show and hear some Dusty Springfield songs. We’ll catch up with the theatre company about the rest of their season as well as their Brown Paper Bag reading series of historical anti-lynching plays mostly written by African American women.

(Aired 11am Tues 1/24 on KBOO 90.7FM or always on and always on iTunes)


Don Horn & Leah Yorkston

More about the West Cost Premiere of Forever Dusty:’

Born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien, Dusty Springfield became the first great female pop star of the 1960s.

Forever Dusty tells the dramatic, revealing story of how a shy Irish Catholic school girl from West London transformed herself into the voice of blue eyed soul and the face of Swinging London. It’s a compelling and moving story of Dusty’s journey, in a dramatic, high-energy musical filled with some of the most exciting pop songs ever written,” including “Son of a Preacher Man,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” “The Look of Love” and many others.

Leah Segliman stars as Dusty Springfield with: Gary Wayne Cash, Dave Cole, Kayla Dixon, Lydia Fleming  and Tasha Danner/

Directed by Donald Horn

Musical Director Jonathan Quesenberry

Forever Dusty Includes songs such as:

Son of a Preacher Man
You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me
The Look f Love
and many others

– See more at:

All shows at Triangle Productions located at 1785 NE Sandy Blvd., in
Portland. For tickets, visit:

Performance Schedule:

Thursday February 2nd – 7:30pm
Friday February 3rd – 7:30pm
Saturday February 4th – 7:30pm

Thursday February 9th – 7:30pm
Friday February 10th – 7:30pm
Saturday February 11th – 7:30pm
Sunday February 12th – 2pm

Thursday February 16th – 7:30pm
Friday February 17th – 7:0pm
Saturday February 18th – 7:30pm
Sunday February 19th – 2pm

Thursday February 23rd – 7:30pm
Friday February 24th – 7:30pm
Saturday February 25th – 7:30pm –

Here’s a link to a youtube video minidocumentary of Dusty:


Also featured….
ARCO-PDX and Joe Kye
February 3, 2017  –  7pm
Holocene (1001 SE Morrison St)

Show description: ARCO-PDX takes the stage again with a mash-up of old and new, from the sublime genius of Handel to the minimalist masterpieces of Philip Glass, Jacob TV, and Portland’s own Scott Anthony Shell! Violinist and one-man orchestra Joe Kye opens the night with a set of original live-loop creations.

ARCO-PDX Bio: ARCO blends classical orchestral and chamber music with a 21st century attitude. Amplified so you can talk, laugh, drink, dance…just like you would at a rock concert. Yet performing each piece exactly as written—no watered-down arrangements, no cheap rhythm track—out of respect for the composers and the audience. Top if off with sound-responsive visuals for an unforgettable, multimedia concert experience! More at:

Joe Kye Bio: Violinist-looper and immigrant musician Joe Kye blends indie-pop, jazz, classical, and world music to create a unique immersive experience. With his innovative use of digital effects and looping, Kye weaves together diverse textures, catchy melodies, and rich, sweet vocals to build songs that groove, uplift, and empower listeners. More at: