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LindaAustin & Portland Taiko

Airs at: Tue, 03/20/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmaew Roberts talks with premiere choreographer/dancer Linda Austin of Performance Works Northwest about her upcoming show A head of time. We’ll also hear from Portland Taiko about their upcoming concert. Linda Austin’s A head of time brings together an accomplished ensembl... Read more

Our Fathers Who Aren't In Heaven

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents a Black History Month documentary, Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven, produced by Michael Johnson. This half-hour piece originally aired in 1994 as part of Legacies: Tales From America, a 13-part series of multicultural personal stories produced by Dmae Roberts... Read more

Two Documentaries on Teen Girls in Transition

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for The Film Show
Director Janet McIntyre and Executive Producer Kelley Baker discuss the new documentary Faded: Girls and Binge Drinking, which follows the lives of four Portland teens from diverse backgrounds but facing similar struggles.  Jenn Chavez talks with Janet about the March premi... Read more

Todd Haynes, Joanna Priestley, and the Art of Collaboration

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for The Film Show
Director Todd Haynes (Superstar: the Karen Carpenter Story, I'm Not There, Mildred Pearce) and animator Joanna Priestley have similarities beyond making their homes in Portland and spotlighting themes important to women.  Both filmmakers are big believers in collaboration, ... Read more

Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
The creative team of Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan follow up their epic steampunk saga Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel with the companion book Frank Reade: Adventures in the Age of Invention.  Combining the artwork and storylines from forgotten dime novels with rea... Read more

Firesign Theater on KBOO: Talking Over Each Other III

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2011 at 12:00am
The Firesign Theatre visited KBOO studios last night and completely took over the airwaves for a solid two hours! It was fantastic! The four or five crazy guys went on completely unscripted (at one point, Phil Proctor picked up some mislaid minutes from a station meeting a... Read more

Vera Brosgol: Anya's Ghost

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Comics artist and animator Vera Brosgol drew on her own immigrant childhood for inspiration in creating the character of Anya, the haunted teenager at the heart of her debut graphic novel. Anya's Ghost has been named a Kirkus Best Teen Book of the year and been called "a ma... Read more

Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of  Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America, shares insights into the realities of race in sport culture. Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athlete... Read more


Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Out Loud
 On Tuesday, 15 November, Out Loud Radio was priveledged to have Bob Mensel, Artistic Director for the Portland Gay Men's Chorus join us for a night of great music and history of the life and times of PGMC. The hour was filled with songs from On Broadway and their latest CD,... Read more

Jon Kretzu on Directing & Occupy Art

  Tuesday Nov. 15th 11am on Stage & Studio, Dmae Roberts sits down with Associate Artistic Director Jon Kretzu of  Artist Repertory Theater. Jon is in his 19th season with ART, where he has directed over 40 productions for the company. He tours the set of his latest produc... Read more