Stage&Studio

The Immigrant Story + 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Join Dmae Lo Roberts for a conversation with Sankar Raman, founder of The Immigrant Story, a website, traveling art exhibit and podcast documenting the journeys and stories of immigrants in the Portland and across the country. A volunteer-run nonprofit, … Read the rest

Rhonda P. Hill and the EDGE of Design

Dmae looks at the Black contributions to fashion design throughout American history with writer, publisher and fashion expert Rhonda P. Hill.

She recently published a series of eight articles called A Study of Eight, The Untold American Story,  Read the rest

Vanport Mosaic 2021

Dmae talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, co-directors of Vanport Mosaic, a multidisciplinary organization that devotes itself to memory activism through visual and performing arts, history and community dialogue. First formed to honor the history of the devastating … Read the rest

Eclipsed at Corrib

Dmae features the seventh season of Corrib Theatre’s focus on  plays by contemporary Irish playwrights. We’ll talk with founder and artistic director Gemma Whelan upcoming season that includes Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan, James X by Gerard Mannix Flynn, Read the rest

GAMBATTE at Vanport Mosaic

Dmae talked with activist, choreographer and dancer Chisao Hata who debuts a performance piece called GAMBATTE: An American Legacy at the Vanport Mosaic Festival which currently has events throughout Portland and runs through June 5th. GAMBATTE, a Japanese phrase that Read the rest

Crossing Mnisose & The No Play

Dmae features playwright, activist, and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee Nation) and her world premiere play Portland Center Stage’s Crossing Mnisose opening April 13th which weaves the story of  Sacajawea (also known by the Hidatsa pronunciation of “Sacagawea”) juxtaposed with … Read the rest