Stage&Studio

Alec Cameron Lugo

Dmae spotlights Portland-based actor and singer Alec Cameron Lugo. He talks about being a mixed-race Latinx and gay artist who grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii and the depth his identity brings to his roles. We’ll also find … Read the rest

LaRhonda Steele

Dmae talks with Portland’s First Lady of Blues, LaRhonda Steele. We hear her talk about the struggles as a Black woman in Portland’s Blues scene. It’s tough times for Portland’s musicians who depend on live performance for a living, and Read the rest

Gerardo Galderon

Gerardo Galderon

Dmae features longtime Portland musician and composer Gerardo Calderon  who performs both traditional Mexican music and Pre-Columbian Indigenous music. He’s part of a two-night live stream called Dreams Deferred Live by a collective called The Immigrant Story. The first Read the rest

45th Parallel + World Stage Theatre

Dmae continues coverage of Portland arts groups who are creatively pivoting during the pandemic. First she talks with  45th Parallel Universe about their Friday night virtual concerts called the Portland Social Distance Ensemble.  She talks with executive director Ron 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 … Read the rest

PCS Holiday Shows

Dmae welcomes Marissa Wolf, artistic director of Portland Center Stage to talk about two holiday time shows, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (which she directs) a reimagining of Pride and Prejudice and the Tony-award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Read the rest