Desdemona Chiang -A Great Leap
For Asian Pacific American Heritage month in May, Dmae Roberts features theater director Desdemona Chiang. Like many theater artists, this noted director has been perfecting the virtual reading which has evolved as its own art form during the pandemic. Hear … Read the rest
Subashini Ganesan-Creative Laureate Checks In
What is the current state of Portland’s creative community? One person who has had their finger on the pulse of the needs and challenges for Portland’s artists is Subashini Ganesan and she’s checking in with Dmae Roberts.
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Roberta Wong, Conceptual Artist & Tireless Advocate
(Photo: Julie Keefe)
Note: Dmae interviewed conceptual artist Roberta Wong the day the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta, Ga. that night on March 15, 2021 in an apparent (though not yet charged) hate crime. In the conversation between … Read the rest
Wanda Walden -Costume Designer Extraordinaire
Debuted Tues 3/09/21 for the inaugural podcast on ArtsWatch!
Dmae talks with veteran costume designer Wanda Walden, the Portland- and Oakland, California-based actor, visual artist, writer, and in-demand costume designer, who had an astonishing fourteen shows lined up in Portland … Read the rest
Samson Syharath + New SNS Beginnings
Dmae welcomes longtime friend and theatre collaborator Samson Syharath, Laotian-American theatre artist, for her final new show on KBOO radio.Â They met when Samson came on the show as a guest for Shaking The Tree TheatreÂ in 2013.
Since … Read the rest