Arts and Culture

Music Video Mashups at Time Based Art

program date: 
Thu, 08/25/2011

Brock Fansler and Eva Aguila, the creators of the Portland Community Media show Experimental Half Hour, are bringing their mix of cutting-edge music, choreography, video art, and improvised performance to The Works, the after-hours venue for PICA's annual Time-Based Art festival.  Host S.W. Conser talks to Brock and Eva about the future of cable access, the local and international live performance scenes, and the challenges of guerrilla cooking.

28:32 minutes (11.43 MB)

Paula's Picks playlist for 08/18/2011

Air date: 
08/18/2011

Once again, a great way to head into the weekend with great music & spoken word!

Can YOU dig it? Ha! I know you can!

As always, please show love & support for independent music and spoken word artists!

And, as always, thank YOU for making "Paula's Picks" possible.

 

Stage and Studio on 08/23/11

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/23/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Author Lisa See talks about "Dreams of Joy"

Dmae Roberts talks with acclaimed author Lisa See. Her latest novel, Dreams of Joy debuted at No. 1 on the NY Times best seller list. See tells us about her extensive research on Mao's Great Leap Forward that caused the death of up 45 million people in China from 1958-1961. We also hear about the movie version of See's book Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, released in July 2011.

S. Renee Mitchell and Remembering Carolyn

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 08/16/2011

On this week's Stage & Studio writer/artist S. Renee Mitchell talks about the Natural and Proud People Inspiration project, a celebration of natural African-American hair. Mitchell also runs Twysted Healing Systahs, an organization that empowers women of color. And Dmae remembers Carolyn Holzman, a beloved Portland theatre artist and teacher.

27:46 minutes (31.8 MB)

Poster Art - the Extended Cut

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Thu, 08/11/2011

In this extended version of August's Words & Pictures show, host S.W. Conser spends a little more time at the Po'Boy Art studio talking with some of Portland's preeminent poster artists, Emek, Guy Burwell, and Dan Stiles, about the past and present of poster art, along with Jason Brown and Chris Haberman, curators of the Rock/Paper/PDX group show exhibiting at the Performing Arts Center.

34:33 minutes (13.85 MB)

Anime and Poster Art

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Thu, 08/11/2011

For this month's show, Ally Fields and Kate Fletcher drop by the studio to tell listeners about the upcoming Kumoricon anime convention in Vancouver, Washington.

Then, host S.W. Conser pays a visit to the Po'Boy Art studio to talk to some of Portland's preeminent poster artists, Emek, Guy Burwell, and Dan Stiles, about the past and present of poster art, and to Jason Brown and Chris Haberman, curators of the Rock/Paper/PDX group show exhibiting at the Performing Arts Center.

31:22 minutes (12.57 MB)

Jimmy Wong shoots to internet fame

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 08/05/2011

Actor, singer, songwriter, and producer Jimmy Wong speaks with Andrew Yeh about achieving success through non-traditional channels.  His music video parody, Ching Chong (It means I Love You), has millions of viewings, he's a winner of the first youtube "NextUp" competition, and he shares his insights about being an APA in Hollywood and the music industry.

22:07 minutes (20.24 MB)

Stage and Studio on 08/09/11

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Dmae Roberts talks with author Dale E. Basye

Dmae Roberts talks with author Dale E. Basye about his book series for young readers, Heck. The fourth book in the series, Fibble, was released in May. Basye also sings songs that he wrote for the series and read passages from the books. Hear the entire “Heck” of a fun interview and singing by Dale E. Basye!

Art Focus on 08/09/11

Program: 
Art Focus
Air date: 
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Conceptual Oregon Performance School

Four artists here in Portland are offering classes for the summer - C.O.P.S - Conceptual Oregon Performance School. From the statement:

The Conceptual Oregon Performance School (C.O.P.S.) is a free, artist-run, experimental summer school, with a focus on contemporary performance strategies. Its mandate is to engage participants in the methodologies, critical theory, and dialogue surrounding the discipline, while investigating its social and cultural role. Participants will experiment with a myriad of contemporary performance strategies, based upon formal and informal lectures, seminar-based dialogue, and structured group critique.

LFBJ: Lola Fair and Baby J

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 08/05/2011

Lola Fair & Baby J, singers and songwriters of the Asian-American duo "LFBJ" spoke recently with collective member, Andrew Yeh.  Before they joined forces professionally, Lola Fair and Baby J independently performed and recorded for labels in both Korea and the United States.  They also achieved success as the 1st place winner and 2nd place winner of the Asian-American singing competition "eXposure: Voices of a Second Generation concert".  We feature their songs "Inspiration" and "Party".

10:00 minutes (9.15 MB)
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