It’s safe to say 2021 was a better year than 2020. With the vaccine, life this year became a little less fearful. People started to gather, first in small groups, and then with larger audiences for theaters and public events. … Read the rest
Dmae Lo Roberts features the first annual Pasifika Unity Festival a free outdoor event that celebrates Pacific Islander culture and health. With live music, crafts vendors and local food trucks, the celebration is also a health fair and COVID-19 vaccination … Read the rest
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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Dmae talks with Ajai Terrazas Tripathi, Portland actor, director, producer and playwright.Â Â is collaborating on two Shakespeare virtual projects: A Midsummer Nightâ€™s DreamÂ at Northwest Children’s Theater & School (Nov. 12 – Dec. 6) and Macbeth (Nov 11, 12, … Read the rest
Dmae talks with Tracy Cameron Francis, theatre and interdisciplinary director as well as the artistic director of Boom Arts. She is perhaps the only Egyptian-American director in Portland. Boom Arts is collaborating with Risk/Reward and XRAY. FM to present … Read the rest
Dmae spotlights the 14th annual Black History Festival N 2020. Itâ€™s a celebration of culture and heritage created by Shalanda Sims running throughout February. Sheâ€™s also the creator of Who I amÂ Celebrating me â€“a Black history play thatâ€™s … Read the rest