What is the current state of Portland’s creative community? One person who has had their finger on the pulse of the needs and challenges for Portland’s artists is Subashini Ganesan and she’s checking in with Dmae Roberts.
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Dmae Roberts first met Lillian Pitt when noted writer Cheryl Strayed curated an artistsÂ section of a TEDx talk in 2013 that included Roberts and Pitt. Though she was familiar with Pitt’s work, it was a pleasure for Roberts to … Read the rest
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Note: Dmae interviewed conceptual artist Roberta Wong the day the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta, Ga. that night on March 15, 2021 in an apparent (though not yet charged) hate crime. In the conversation between … Read the rest
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Dmae talks with veteran costume designer Wanda Walden, the Portland- and Oakland, California-based actor, visual artist, writer, and in-demand costume designer, who had an astonishing fourteen shows lined up in Portland … Read the rest
Dmae welcomes longtime friend and theatre collaborator Samson Syharath, Laotian-American theatre artist, for her final new show on KBOO radio.Â They met when Samson came on the show as a guest for Shaking The Tree TheatreÂ in 2013.
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Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnistÂ and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.Â She is the creative force behind the â€œSpreading the Black Joy Virus,” a multimedia intergenerational project intended to increase … Read the rest