Arts and Culture

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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

Chel White and Laura McGie

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
For over 25 years, Chel White has been breaking new ground in both animation and live-action filmmaking - mining poetry, mythology, and his own dreams for material while pioneering such technologies as Rapid Prototyping and Smallgantics at Portland production house Bent Ima... Read more

Singing With The Julians

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Dmae Roberts records a personal concert with The Julians, a female genre-defying quartet. This new Portland group blends contemporary song, jazz, Indian pop tunes and classical choral music to create their own style of powerhouse singing. Go behind the scenes and hear four... Read more

Curious Comedy's 'Rhapsody' & Leanne Grabel's 'badgirls'

Airs at: Tue, 11/01/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts does some improv with Curious Comedy Theatre. She talks with Stacey Hallal, Bri Pruett and members of the young improv ensemble that aims to improve lives through the art of comedy. Their intimate club space in North Portland brings all ages to their shows and ... Read more

Northwest Filmmakers Festival

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Behind the Screen
Host S.W. Conser previews the locally-sourced Northwest Filmmakers Festival, which runs from November 11th through the 20th.  Thomas Phillipson introduces listeners to the 5th annual BarCamp "un-conference," a free leaderless event designed to encourage local filmmakers to ... Read more

Playwright Sandra de Helen + Worship In Pink event

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts visits with playwright Sandra de Helen who’s receiving a reading of her play in NYC. We’ll also spotlight a community celebration of breast cancer survivors at the Worship In Pink event in the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Atrium. Featured music by NW musician ... Read more

Portland Theatre Special

Airs at: Tue, 10/18/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts presents an all theatre one-hour special with Milagro Theatre, Portland Playhouse and Third Rail Repertory Theatre. We'll explore what the mid-size companies up to this season. First, Olga Sanchez, artistic director ofMilagro Theatre, talks about Viva La Revolu... Read more

3 Leg Torso

Airs at: Tue, 10/11/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host Dmae Roberts presents the founders of the popular Portland group, 3 Leg Torso, Bela Belogh & Courtney Von Drehle. The original 'meester' street performers have turned 3 Leg Torso into a world class eclectic band. They'll presenting pieces from their new hit CD "Animals... Read more

Journalist Carole Simpson's memoir, "Newslady"

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newslady is the memoir of Carole Simpson a trailblazing African American woman journalist. Simpson was the first woman the first African American woman national network television correspondent, the first African American woman to anchor a national network newscast and the ... Read more

defunkt theatre: Passion and Risk

Airs at: Tue, 10/04/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts goes backstage with defunkt theatre with an audio tour and a candid talk with the company's three co-artistic directors: Matthew Kerns, Grace Carter and Lori Sue Hoffman. The ensemble company has cast two female lead actors in David Mamet's Glenga... Read more