Film

SOUL’D

Nov 02, 2019 Comments Off on SOUL’D by

Dmae features SOUL’D: the economics of our black body, a new devised ensemble piece that examines the American Economic Dream for Black Americans. She’ll talk with director Damaris Webb (who is also co-director of Vanport Mosaic) and actress Shareen Jacobs who performs in the ensemble.  SOUL’D runs Nov. 14-24 at the IFCC. (Aired 11am-noon 11/5/19 on KBOO 90.7 […]

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GAMBATTE at Vanport Mosaic

May 25, 2019 Comments Off on GAMBATTE at Vanport Mosaic by

Dmae talked with activist, choreographer and dancer Chisao Hata who debuts a performance piece called GAMBATTE: An American Legacy at the Vanport Mosaic Festival which currently has events throughout Portland and runs through June 5th. GAMBATTE, a Japanese phrase that roughly translates to “do your best” and “hang in there,” began as staged reading at […]

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Vanport + Left Hook

May 19, 2018 Comments Off on Vanport + Left Hook by

James Dixon talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, curators and artistic directors for the 2018 Vanport Mosaic Festival. This festival commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Vanport Flood and the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act through screenings, live performances, tours, exhibits, and community engagement initiatives. We’ll hear about their multi-disciplinary programming for the […]

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Goodbye 2016

Dec 24, 2016 Comments Off on Goodbye 2016

Dmae says goodbye to 2016 with an end-of-year special. In 2016, we presented and produced 52 shows. We’ll revisit some of the best moments of Stage & Studio and we say goodbye to our longtime engineer Janet Anderson! (Airs 11am LIVE on Dec. 27th  on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) We hear highlights from […]

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Fall KBOO Special

Sep 17, 2016 Comments Off on Fall KBOO Special

Dmae presents a fall membership drive one-hour edition of Stage & Studio. First up, we feature with Alexis Tidwell (Crystal) and Johari Nandi Mackey (Chiffon)who make up the dynamic trio chorus in Little Shop of Horrors  at Portland Center Stage.  We’ll find out what it’s like to work on this iconic hit musical based on a B-movie by Roger […]

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Vanport Mosaic Festival

May 14, 2016 Comments Off on Vanport Mosaic Festival

Dmae features the Vanport Mosaic Festival that celebrates and remembers an important time and community in Portland history. She’ll talk  with festival co-artistic directors S. Renee Mitchell, Damaris Webb and Laura Lo Forti.  Damaris is the director/producer of Cottonwood In The Flood. Lo Forti organized the Vanport Mosaic oral history project and three free screenings of these […]

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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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Arthur Dong – Forbidden City, USA

Nov 01, 2014 Comments Off on Arthur Dong – Forbidden City, USA

Dmae talks with Arthur Dong, a Peabody-winning filmmaker who has written a book based on his research and  film: Forbidden City, USA. Dong’s 1989 film aired on PBS’ American Experience program.  Now 25 years later, he put together a comprehensive document of photos and stories from the original performers from 1936-1970. Read Dmae’s Asian Reporter […]

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