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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Aaron Durán's Season of the Bruja

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Aaron Durán is a comics writer, novelist, and creator of the long-running Portland podcast Geek in the City.  For his debut graphic novel about a young indigenous sorceress, he teamed up with Spain-based artist Sara Soler and letterer Jaime Martinez.  Season of the Bruja... Read more

Bill Plympton's Analog Animation

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Bill Plympton has spent four decades going against the grain of the animation industry, self-financing his short films and features and drawing each frame with pencil and paper.  Nominated twice for Academy Awards and taking home a Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival,... Read more

Craig Thompson - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Words and Pictures celebrates its 19th anniversary on the air by inviting back its first-ever guest, Craig Thompson. Craig took the comics world by storm in 2003 with his epic graphic memoir Blankets, a poignant recollection of young love and lost innocence, and cemente... Read more

Analog Media - Comics and Comix

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Ian Sundahl, Tim Goodyear, and Emily Nilsson are deeply committed to the preservation of physical media — film, video, comics, and underground newspapers. Ian is a cartoonist, filmmaker, curator, and the co-publisher of the Vision Quest free comics newspaper.  His long-... Read more

Mother of Color

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Dawn Jones Redstone is a filmmaker who believes in mentoring creative people from underrepresented communities.  Her short films, including Sista in the Brotherhood and We Have Our Ways, have tackled pressing social issues while offering opportunities for women of color ... Read more

A Cartoon Arts Museum in the Pacific Northwest

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  San Francisco has one, New York has one, Brussels has one, and now Portland may be home to a cartoon arts museum, if a group of academics, activists and industry artists get their way. Dr Mike Rosen, Sean Wynn, Michael Ring, and Katie Pryde are four of the board members... Read more

Leanne Grabel's Brontosaurus

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Leanne Grabel is an Portland-based author, illustrator, and poet who has also run a café and performance space and taught in public schools and treatment centers.  She’s written books and produced spoken-word shows, including The Lighter Side of Chronic Depression and An... Read more

The Disney Revolt - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In 1941, simmering tensions between Walt Disney Studios and its animators boiled over into one of the most notorious walkouts in American labor history, an incident that changed the face of the animation industry.  Behind the surfact of the Disney Strike is a tangled sto... Read more

The Disney Revolt - Part One

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In 1941, simmering tensions between Walt Disney Studios and its animators boiled over into one of the most notorious walkouts in American labor history, an incident that changed the face of the animation industry.  Behind the surfact of the Disney Strike is a tangled sto... Read more

Orpheus PDX Opera

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Orpheus PDX is the newest opera company in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together talent from around the world with the intention of making opera more accessible and intimate.  Their inaugural season opened in August 2022 with the Monteverdi opera L’Orfeo, and continue... Read more