Stage and Studio

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts.  Aired Live from the KBOO studio.

Each week Dmae Roberts talks with performing, literary and media artists from the Portland Metro area as well as around the Northwest.  As a two-time Peabody award-winning radio producer and writer, Roberts brings national quality to regional arts scene. Dmae often features her national radio work on Stage and Studio.If you have an event please send an email to stagenstudio@aol.com two months before your event.   The earlier the better!

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Coming Soon

Breaking Rank at Well Arts and The Set-Up at Cygnet Productions.
 

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Episode Archive

Playwright Mia Chung

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Playwright Mia Chung of You for Me for You at Portland Playhouse
Dmae Roberts talks with playwright Mia Chung whose play You for Me for You opens February 3–28 at Portland Playhouse.
 
(Aired 11am Tues 2/2 on KBOO 90.7FM)
 
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Ophelia In Oblivion + Deception + Hazardous Beauty

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Ophelia In Oblivion + Deception + Hazardous Beauty at Fertile Ground 2016
Dmae features three staged readings starring African American actresses. First we hear about S. Renee Mitchell's new play Ophelia in Oblivion, a tale of surviving family trauma. Also featured is Bonnie Ratner's Hazardous Beauty about two writing partners in a memoir class and Deception by Nancy Moss who will talk about her play about a young biracial African-American  woman passing white in 1880s Portland.

Fertile Ground Festival 2016

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Fertile Ground, a Portland's largest city-wide festival of new works returns for 11 days.

Dmae features the Fertile Ground Festival, Portland's largest performing arts festival returning for its 8th year for 11-days. We'll hear from festival director Nicole Lane about the new works features.

Broken Promises + Rejoice Diaspora Dance

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/05/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Broken Promises + Rejoice Diaspora Dance Theater
Dmae Roberts features the world premiere play Broken Promises written by Olga Sanchez. We'll talk with Danel Malan, founder and artistic director of Teatro Milagro and actor Giovanni Alva from the show. And in the latter part of the show, we'll check in Oluyinka A. Akinjiola with Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater about their performance of Ancestry in motion. 

Migrations End of the Year Special

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Migrations End of the Year Special
For the last show of 2015, Dmae brings back profiles of West African guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale, Bhutanese poet Dilip Sunar with interpreter Suprina Koirala and the Tongan Sewing Circle led by  Kato Kakala Kavapalu and Kolini Fusitua. All were featured in Dmae's special yearlong project Migrations which features immigrant and refugee artists. Join Dmae in this end of the year inpsiring celebration of the contributions of artists originally from far away lands who have made Portland their home. 

Thich Nhat Hanh

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/22/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Humankind special by David Freudberg on Thich Nhat Hanh, a renowned Vietnamese monk and leader
Dmae Roberts presents a special episode of Humankind by David Freudberg. This veteran producer travelled to a Buddhist Monastery in rural Vermont, to talk with Thich Nhat Hanh.  A renowned Vietnamese monk and global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist,Hanh is revered around the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace. He tries to cool the fires of global conflict by advocating compassion, loving speech and deep listening. Hanh was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.

Stage and Studio on 12/15/15

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Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/15/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
A weekly live show featuring best of performing, literary and media arts in Portland and beyond.

Imago's Zoo Zoo

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/08/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Imago Theatre's ZooZoo has its final run and tour
Dmae presents the final production and tour of Imago Theatre’s ZooZoo. . For more than 30 years, this family treat full imaginary animals and whimsical dance has delighted audiences around the world. Co-founders and co-artistic directors Jerry Maowad and Carol Triffle reminisce about this beloved show along with longtime performer Pratik Motwani.

The Miracle Worker

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/01/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Artists Repertory Theatre presents The Miracle Worker
Join Dmae Roberts for a special membership edition of Stage & Studio focusing on unusual shows for the holiday. She'll feature The MIracle Worker at Artists Repertory Theatre with artistic director Dámaso Rodriguez and actors Val Landrum who plays Anne Sullivan and Agatha Olson who plays Helen Keller. We'll find out how relevant this American classic still remains in its story of courage and the power of the human spirit. We'll offer tickets to the show for memberships as well as tickets to Portland Center Stage's The Santaland Diaries and Twist Your Dickens. Tickets to the closing run of Imago Theatre's Zoo Zoo will also be offered. Please show your support of KBOO and Stage & Studio! 

Coming Home

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks,

Dmae Roberts presents a half-hour version of Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks, a one-hour radio documentary that interweaves oral history interviews, Alutiiq music and soundscapes.This full-length documentary originally aired in 2008 on about 188 public radio stations around the country.

Audio

Concert Violinist Aaron Meyer

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 05/04/2010

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Musician/Composer/Violinist Aaron Meyer who performs live on the show. We also hear tracks from "Warming Up" - Aaron's latest CD with Tim Ellis that features a variety of styles from classical to Django Reinhardt to Beattles.

This is part of a special one-hour membership drive edition of Stage and Studio.

 

 

 

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  • Length: 17:56 minutes (16.42 MB)
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Devon Allen director of "This Lime Tree Bower" by Irish playwright Conor McPherson at Coho Productions

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 04/27/2010

Host Dmae Roberts features Devon Allen director of "This Lime Tree Bower" by Irish playwright Conor McPherson at Coho Productions. Matthew Micucci  gives  a reading from the play which runs May 7 through June 12 in NW Portland. This is a coproduction of Coho Productions and Our Shoes Are Red/Performance Lab.

The Lime Tree Bower Photo credit: Anni Becker

 

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  • Length: 13:38 minutes (12.49 MB)
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SNS42710-damalitour

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 04/27/2010

Host Dmae Roberts features author damali ayo's new book "Obamaistan! Land Without Racism: Your Guide to the New America"- a fun satire on state of race in this country. damali returns to Portland Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30 PM at Powell's city of books downtown Portland.

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  • Length: 9:46 minutes (8.95 MB)
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Opal Whiteley Doc by Dmae

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 04/20/2010

Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley, a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in the woods and her love of nature. It became wildly popular and then was later condemned as a hoax. This diary created an international controversy that led to her eventual decline in mental health.

 Dmae Roberts co-produced this with Playwright Dorothy Velasco in 1988 with music by John Doan. It also contains a clip from the only known recording of Opal Whiteley before she died in 1992.

 

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  • Length: 28:21 minutes (25.96 MB)
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Imago Theatre's "Frogz" & Oregon Children's Theatre's "Small Steps"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 04/13/2010

 

Host Dmae Roberts features Imago Theatre's "Frogz" which is making its return to Portland stages. Two performers, Carlos Cruz and Jonothon Lyons, talk about what it's like to play strange and wild creatures which they've toured all over the country.

And in the second half of the show, we'll talk to Stan Foote of the Oregon Children's Theater about their new show "Small Steps"--a sequel to the hit book by are Louis Sachar and movie "Holes." 

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  • Length: 27:15 minutes (24.94 MB)
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Stan Foote of Oregon Children's Theatre's "Small Steps"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 04/13/2010

In the second half of Stage and Studio, Host Dmae Roberts talks with Stan Foote, artistic director of the Oregon Children's Theatre, about their new show "Small Steps"--a sequel to the hit book by are Louis Sachar and movie "Holes." This is a world premiere by OCT with the play written by Sachar.  The show opens April 26th.


 

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  • Length: 8:39 minutes (7.93 MB)
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Hearing Voices Storytelling Festival

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 04/06/2010

 Host Dmae Roberts  features Hearing Voices, a storytelling festival. She talked with Heather Waisanen of Garden Home Community Library, Tom Johnson of Brody Theater (Portland) and Nelda Reyes of Nuestro Canto (Beaverton). The festival also features Oregon Shadow Puppet Theater (Portland) and runs for one week from April 11-18,  the Washington County Cooperative Library Services hosts this sixth annual storytelling Festival as part of National Library Week. 

 

SNS33010edited

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 03/30/2010

Dmae Roberts talks with director Philip Cuomo and actor JR Wickman about Theatre Vertigo's "God's Ear" a play by Jenny Schwartz. The play is an absurdist linguistically playfull work that focuses on a couple dealing with the loss of their child. Also featured is the music of Taiwan's U-Theatre drumming and dance ensemble. The group's show "Songs of the Bodhisattva is presented by Whitebird Dance. 


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  • Length: 23:37 minutes (21.62 MB)
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Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 75th Anniversary

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 03/23/2010

Dmae Roberts presents "Oregon Treasures" - the first in a new series of features about veteran artists and arts organizations. The inaugural piece features the 75th anniversary of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.  

One of the largest regional theatres in the country is located in a town of more than 21,000 people. With a budget of about $27 million dollars a year, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is the only theatre in the country that performs two different plays a day on three different stages 10 months of the year.  While nonprofit theatres struggle financially, OSF finished the 2009 season in the black largely due to the loyalty of its audience and quality of its work. This year OSF celebrates its 75th anniversary.  Independent Producer Dmae Roberts went to the opening in Ashland, Oregon and produced this piece for Stage and Studio.

*The "Oregon Treasures" series is funded by the Regional Arts and Culture Council. 

 

 

 

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  • Length: 10:33 minutes (9.66 MB)
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Portland Taiko's The Way Back Home

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 03/23/2010

 Dmae Roberts talks with Michelle Fujii, artistic director of Portland Taiko  about their debut  of "The Way Back Home"--their touring show focusing on the Vietnamese community in Portland. Fujii also unveils "Ten Tiny Taiko Dances" a collaboration with noted choreographer Mike Barber of "Then Tiny Dances" productions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Length: 10:44 minutes (4.91 MB)
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