Stage&Studio

The Storytellers

The Storytellers

For Indigenous Heritage Month in November, Dmae presents selections from The Storyteller series, a collection of Alaska Native  folktales revived from the audio archives at KNBA radio station and the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Storyteller is a series … Read the rest

Ajai Terrazas Tripathi

Ajai Terrazas Tripathi

Dmae talks with Ajai Terrazas Tripathi, Portland actor, director, producer and playwright.   is collaborating on two Shakespeare virtual projects: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Northwest Children’s Theater & School (Nov. 12 – Dec. 6) and Macbeth (Nov 11, 12, 13)Read the rest

Yasmin Ruvalcaba

Yasmin Ruvalcaba

Dmae features a conversation with Yasmin Ruvalcaba, a Latinx theatre artist and community engagement advocate who works in the Portland-metro and Washington County area. She also works as a program manager for Advance Gender Equity in the Arts (AGE) and Read the rest

MATTER

MATTER

Dmae focuses on MATTER, written and performed by Charles Grant as a response to police brutality and gun violence inflected on Black Americans. We hear clips from the film and excerpts of a Zoom conversation with Charles Grant, director James Read the rest

LaRhonda Steele

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 event Read the rest