Arts and Culture


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UPA Retrospective

Airs at: Mon, 08/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Words & Pictures celebrates 65 years of the UPA animation studio with rare audio clips and stories from the people who were there.  Guest Jack Heiter helped animate Mister Magoo, Roger Ramjet, and the forgotten 1960's classic Gay Purr-ee; and animation historian Tee Bosusto... Read more

Julie Bernard interviews Lee Musgrave

Airs at: Wed, 07/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
Julie Bernard interviews Lee Musgrave, curator of exhibits at the Maryhill Museum of Art in the Columbia Gorge. Read more

damali ayo of Crow clothing and Jason Webley of Monsters of Accordion

Airs at: Tue, 08/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Artist and Writer damali ayo about her new eco-friendly line of clothing called Crow. What's it like to start a fair trade business in this economic climate and how do you remain true to your art? And in the latter part of the show, Jason Webley tell... Read more

Clothesline Project: Women Survivors

Airs at: Wed, 08/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On the August 14, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Radiozine, Emily Young interviews Yvonne Simmons of  the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and a founder in Portland of the Clothesline Project, a visual display by women survivors of violence. Also discussed:  Women'... Read more

Boat Delivers Medecine Against Israeli Blockade

Airs at: Tue, 07/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Free Gaza movement is a group of international and Palestinian activists working to open the Gaza Strip, an area which is currently under siege by Israeli military forces.The group is currently in Cyprus loading medical supplies onto fishing ships. On Tuesday, they wi... Read more

SuperTrash Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 08/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
S.W. Conser talks with Jacques Boyreau, curator of the SuperTrash Film Festival, about overlooked cinema and Portland's festival culture.  Jason Leivian joins the conversation to discuss the gallery show of Supertrash poster art currently at Floating World Comics in downtow... Read more

Director Kristan Seemal of Mimesophobia and Erin Thomas of 24 Hour Plays.

Airs at: Mon, 08/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host Dmae Roberts talks with Kristan Seemel, director of the new production at Sand and Glass Productions…Mimesophobia by Carlos Murillo.Also featured is CoHo Production's Erin Thomas and the 24 Hour Plays. Read more

IFCC 25th anniversary, "Prelude to a Kiss" and Violinist Aaron Meyer

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Adrienne Flagg of the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center about their 25th anniversary season and Troy Lackey of Key Productions about "Prelude to a Kiss" by Craig Lucas.  Also, Violinist Aaron Meyer tells us about his new CD "The Journey is not the... Read more

Willamette Writers Conference and ComedySportz

Airs at: Tue, 07/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Writes Cynthia Whitcomb and Marc Acito about the 39th annual Willamette Writers Conference August 1-3.  They also preview their new collaboration at Artists Repertory Theatre called Holidazed.   And featured is Patrick Short of the ComedySportz World... Read more

A People's History in Comics

Airs at: Mon, 07/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Words & Pictures welcomes guest Mike Konopacki, a labor cartoonist who collaborated with author Howard Zinn and historian Paul Buhle to create a comics version of Zinn's A People’s History of American Empire.  S.W. Conser talks with Konopacki about the power of images to ra... Read more