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 Destination."
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 Championships.
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 raise public consciousness and the challenges of mixing caricature with historical portrayals.
David Malki ! talks about and performs readings from his popular webstrip "Wondermark" and his book from Darkhorse comics titled "Beards Of Our Forefathers" featuring new humorous essays and colleced strips from Wondermark.com
Special edition of Stage and Studio
For the last year, Dmae Roberts has been working on a documentary about Mixed Race artists and discussions of race through the arts. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has long been on the forefront of multicultural plays and color-blind casting.
PORTLAND THEATRE HAS A LONG TRADITION OF NURTURING NEW PLAYS AND PLAYWRIGHTS… THE NEXT FEW WEEKS, TWO DIFFERENT THEATRE COMPANIES IN PORTLAND PRESENTS GREAT OPPORTUNITIES TO SEE NEW WORK… PORTLAND CENTER STAGE CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY –JAW: A PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL… DMAE ROBERTS TALKS WITH LITERARY DIRECTOR MEAD HUNTER.
AND THIS WEEKEND ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE CELEBRATES CREATIVITY PAIRING YOUNG ACTORS WITH PORTLAND PLAYWIGHTS INTHE SPOTLIGHT ONE ON ONE PROJECT…ART’S REBECCA MARTINEZ JOINS DMAE LATER IN THE SHOW TO TALK ABOUT IT….NEW WORK IN PORTLAND
Words & Pictures visits the Stumptown Comics Festival and talks with award-winning web cartoonist Nicholas Gurewitch, creator of the outlandish and wildly popular comic strip The Perry Bible Fellowship.