Stage&Studio

JAW Turns 20!

Dmae features the 20th annual JAW: A Playwrights Festival (short for Just Add Water) at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. The festival runs July 27-29. She’ll talk with festival director Rose Riordan and playwright Clarence Coo whose play Read the rest

Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

Dmae presents Elina Lim, creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, a show with storytellers of color sharing their stories. Lim first began this storytelling series after experiences as the only Person of Color in other storytelling shows. She started Invisible Read the rest

3 Indigenous playwrights

Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear about Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And Read the rest

AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and events are heating up all over Portland.

Up first we’ll talk with playwright Nandita Shenoy whose play Washer/Dryer gets its staged reading Oregon premiere by Theatre Diaspora. Shenoy created this play … Read the rest

Tea Girl of Hummmingbird Lane

Dmae welcomes back NY Times best-selling author Lisa See who has just released her new book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird LaneLisa See spends a couple of years researching and writing her books. Since Dmae spoke with her … Read the rest

Stories From Rural Oregon

Dmae features rural Oregon author Bing Bingham and his book Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West. We’ll hear about his stories of ordinary people in Eastern Oregon and their perspectives and lives are shaped by their … Read the rest