Hanako Wakatsuki-Chong was recently appointed the new executive director of the Japanese American Museum of Oregon (JAMO). She speaks with Jenna Yokoyama on Stage and Studio about her personal and professional background in preserving Japanese American history as well as
The 8th Annual Festival Vanport Mosaic Festival is underway in Portland through May 29, 2023.
Curated and produced by Laura Lo Forti, who calls herself a Story Midwife, two artists who’ve worked with the festival through the years are taking … Read the rest
Portland Opera debuts it’s multi-year project to commission new operas that feature the stories and histories of BIPOC Oregonians for their young audiences program for their Portland Opera to Go Program (POGO) and their first original work is the biographical … Read the rest
Dmae Lo Roberts talks with Marc David Pinate, a playwright and artistic director of Borderlands Theater remotely from Tucson, Arizona.
In 2017, Pinate had difficulty paying the salary of an ensemble member who was also on staff at Borderlands. … Read the rest