Stage&Studio

Blueberry Therapy

Blueberry Therapy

© Dmae Roberts 2011

When my mom died, I tried to find activities that would help me with my grief so I went blueberry picking.

I enjoy berry season during Oregon summers. My experiences with picking began when I was … Read the rest

The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers

Dmae Roberts talks with author Vanessa Diffenbaugh about her debut novel The Language of Flowers. This debut novel has been a hit in Europe and has recently launched in America. The book tells parallel stories of a young woman … Read the rest

Laura Moulton’s Street Books

Laura Moulton’s Street Books

On a sunny summer Wednesday, light rail trains roll past the Skidmore fountain in downtown Portland.  Twice a week this summer, Portland artist and writer Laura Moulton has hopped on her decked-out Haley tricycle and headed to downtown Portland. What … Read the rest

Remembering Carolyn Holzman

Remembering Carolyn Holzman

On Friday, August 5, 2011, Portland lost one of its angels on earth. Carolyn Holzman, a dear friend, an innovative theatre artist and a devoted teacher, passed away from a heart attack. In her work as a director and choreographer … Read the rest

Lisa See’s History

© Dmae Roberts 2011

I love reading Lisa See’s novels because I learn so much about history. Yes, I get caught up in the characters and their individual struggles and stories but I deeply appreciate the depth of her research. … Read the rest

Pushing Beyond Boundaries

On this Stage & Studio, we hear two artists pushing boundaries of traditions and limitations. Dmae Roberts profiles musician/dancer Michelle Fujii and her new solo performance, Choking. And Producer Tali Singer presents a NEW story on Catherine J.H. Miller, … Read the rest