Stage&Studio

ArtsWatch’s Bob Hicks – Looking Ahead

Dmae talks with Bob Hicks, two-time Pulitzer nominated arts journalist/editor at The Oregonian and senior editor of Oregon ArtsWatch about the current state of the arts in Portland and throughout the country. After seven weeks of shelter-at-home because of the … Read the rest

Otherness: Togetherness 

Dmae talks with Michelle Fujii of Unit Souzou via Skype. It’s been a weekend for arts organizations after Gov. Browns announcement about closing gatherings of 250 or more because of Covid-19. Many smaller arts groups have debated if their show … Read the rest

PassinArt + 7 Guitars

Dmae talks with Connie Carley, co-founder and managing director of PassinArt: A Theatre Company about the company’s growth and 38-year history. She’s joined by director William Earl Ray who is currently directing August Wilson’s “7 Guitars” which opens March 19th Read the rest

Artful Activism

Dmae features two Japanese-American artists whose work includes activism in Portland. They are currently in the upcoming production of  The Journal of Ben Uchida at Oregon Children’s Theatre. We go behind the scenes to profile actor and poet Ken Yoshikawa  Read the rest

La’ Tevin Alexander

Dmae features La’ Tevin Alexander, actor, director and artistic director of Confrontation Theatre, a  company he founded which is co-producing Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau with Portland Playhouse. The show, directed by Vanport Mosaic’s Damaris Webb, runs February Read the rest

Who I Am & Rejoice

Dmae spotlights the 14th annual Black History Festival N 2020. It’s a celebration of culture and heritage created by Shalanda Sims running throughout February. She’s also the creator of Who I am  Celebrating me –a Black history play that’s Read the rest