Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

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

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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Stories From Rural Oregon

Mar 11, 2017 Comments Off on Stories From Rural Oregon by

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 the American Legion Post 134 in Portland. And […]

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Literary Lesbians + On The Edge

Feb 05, 2017 Comments Off on Literary Lesbians + On The Edge by

Dmae features three authors Lori L Lake, Louisa Kelley and Sandra de Helen featured in the upcoming event  Literary Lesbian Love: A somewhat romantic book fair! We’ll hear about their work, their literary event on Feb. 11th and what it takes to succeed in the Lesbian book market. And in the latter part of the show, Dmae checks in […]

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The Fortunes + Everfair

Sep 10, 2016 Comments Off on The Fortunes + Everfair

Dmae Roberts talks with two authors beginning their book tours for KBOO’s membership drive show. First up, we’ll hear a short preview from Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new book combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Everfair in a neo-Victorian novel. And then author Peter Ho Davies  joins us to […]

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Lauren Weedman

Mar 19, 2016 Comments Off on Lauren Weedman

Dmae features actress and author Lauren Weedman was in Portland do a reading of her new book, Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having It All From Someone Who is Not Okay at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.March 22nd  in  Portland. Weedman’s new show Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore  is […]

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OHS + Julia Cho

Mar 05, 2016 Comments Off on OHS + Julia Cho

Dmae features two exhibits focusing on Asian exclusion laws: She’ll talk with Eliza Canty-Jones, Editor of the Oregon Historical Quarterly and director of community engagement at the Oregon Historical Society. She’ll be joined with filmmaker Felicia Lowe who will be in town to show her film Chinese Couplets. And in the latter part of the show, hear […]

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Boom Arts + Judy Yung

Feb 27, 2016 Comments Off on Boom Arts + Judy Yung

Dmae features Boom Arts, a theatre company dedicated to international and contemporary plays. She’ll talk with curator/producer and founde from the upcoming production of Free Outgoing by Chennai, India-based playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar.  And in the latter part of the show, we talk with author and scholar Judy Yung who will be in Portland to talk about Chinese American women […]

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Migrations End of the Year Special

Dec 27, 2015 Comments Off on Migrations End of the Year Special

For the last show of 2015, Dmae brings back profiles of West African guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale, Bhutanese poet Dilip Sunar with interpreter Suprina Koirala and the Tongan Sewing Circle led by  Kato Kakala Kavapalu and Kolini Fusitua. All were featured in Dmae’s special yearlong project Migrations which features immigrant and refugee artists. Join […]

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