Stage&Studio

Black History Month Women

Join Dmae for a one-hour membership drive Black History Month special focusing on three Portland productions about or created by strong women. First off we’ll visit with three actors from In the Blood by noted African-American playwright Suzan-Lori Parks produced Read the rest

Nisi Shawl’s Everfair

Dmae Roberts talks with  Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new epic debut novel combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Everfair in a neo-Victorian novel with steampunk elements of airships. With depth lyrical prose, … Read the rest

2 Chinese-American Vets

For Veteran’s Day, Dmae presents two stories of Chinese-American vets from different American wars. First up she talks with Eddie Fung, a WWII vet who was forced to work hard labor in  Japanese POW camp and helped to build … Read the rest

The Fortunes + Everfair

Dmae Roberts talks with two authors beginning their book tours for KBOO’s membership drive show. First up, we’ll hear a short preview from Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new book combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an … Read the rest

Vanport Mosaic Festival

Dmae features the Vanport Mosaic Festival that celebrates and remembers an important time and community in Portland history. She’ll talk  with festival co-artistic directors S. Renee Mitchell, Damaris Webb and Laura Lo Forti.  Damaris is the director/producer of Cottonwood In Read the rest

The Blue Door

Dmae features Profile Theatre’s production of The Blue Door by Tanya Barfield. We’ll hear from director Bobby Bermea and actor Seth Rue about a highly poetic play steeped with the ghosts of history. The show runs April 7-24  at … Read the rest