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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Episode Archive

Actual Women

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Directors/Actresses JoAnn Johnson and Nelda Reyes talk about women's roles in Portland theatre.

In her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, Maggie Gyllenhaal commented not the wealth of roles for “powerful” women but for “actual” women.

Parfait Bassale & Migrations Arts Fair

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
West African musician Parfait Bassale & Migrations Arts Fair on Jan. 31st at 2:30-4pm at IRCO!

Dmae profiles guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale who is about to debut his new EP of original songs. Originally from West Africa, Bassale weaves joyous guitar melodies with his intricate vocals. He often sings about his experiences and introspections of immigrant dreams and daily life.  Bassale performs live and debuts some of his new songs on the EP. He also tells about the Columbe Project, his peace education program for youth. 

Sojourn Theatre's collaboration with Portland Playhouse - "How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes."

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Sojourn Theatre's collaboration with Portland Playhouse - "How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes."
Dmae catches up with Michael Rohd, founder and artistic director of Sojourn Theatre. It's been since 2010 when Sojourn produced an original interactive theatre piece in Portland.

Profile Theatre's Sara Ruhl season

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Profile Theatre's Sara Ruhl season
To hear the audio from this show and to read a transcript of the Margaret Cho interview, visit StagenStudio.com. 

Fertile Ground Festival 2015

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Fertile Ground Festival of New Works 2015
For the first show of 2015, Dmae Roberts spotlights the Fertile Ground, perhaps the largest citywide Festival of New Works in Portland. We'll get an overview from festival director Nicole Lane.

Vidyut Latay: Beyond Silence

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Beyond Silence

Beyond Silence is a documentary film which chronicles the lives of Deaf people in Mumbai, India. It celebrates their lives, language and culture. The director, Vidyut Latay, aimed to depict this community as a linguistic minority, rather than a disability. Her film has been screened around the world and won the People's Choice award in Mumbai, India. Check out the film's trailer here!

Faux Museum Closes + Best highlights from SNS!

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Faux Museum is closing its doors soon & Best Highlights of 2014
Dmae talks with Tom Richards the curator of the Faux Museum, a conceptual art museum that boasts the world's last living Woolly Ant. The Faux Museum won't be renewing it's lease and will be closing its doors on Jan. 11, 2015 after two years of often offbeat and humorous exhibits created to spark critical thinking.  Since 2012 exhibits have included the "Tour de Faux!" bike event, "10,000 Years of Faux History," "The Liars Hall of Shame" and the "Monument of the 7th Dimension: Portal." We'll find out more about why Richards has been working on this dadaist art museum as performance art piece since 1991.

3 Authors On Indy Publishing

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
3 authors talk about the challenges and successes of independent and small press publishing.
Dmae Roberts talks with  three Portland authors about independent and small press publishing. Martha Hull, Sandra de Helen and Patti Duncan represent three different genres of books: Death's Daughter, an artistic picture book, a murder mystery and a collection of essays. They all have new recently published books.

Aasif Mandvi: No Land's Man

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Aasif Mandvi

Actor and writer, Aasif Mandvi, has a strong background in theatre and film, but gained recent fame as "Senior Muslim Correspondent" on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and for his role in the movie, Million Dollar Arm. He is also wrote and performed the award-winning one-man show, Sakina's Restaurant, which was turned into the film, Today's Special.

Oregon Ballet Theater

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Oregon Ballet Theater
For this week's episode of Stage & Studio, we have a very special program for you: The Oregon Ballet Theatre! They will be performing George Balachine's The Nutcracker, which runs Dec. 13-27th at the Keller Auditorium. What is unique about OBT is the diversity of their company and how this enhances the performers. 

Audio

Don Horn, Shawn Price & Wendy Westerwelle Triangle Prod

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 03/16/2010

Dmae Roberts talks with Don Horn, Shawn Price and Wendy Westerwelle about two shows at Triangle Productions. "Hats" - a musical about women over 50 and "Rose" starring Westerwelle about a Jewish surivor of the Warsaw Ghetto. Triangle Productions celebrates its 20th season in Portland.

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  • Length: 27:30 minutes (25.18 MB)
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defunkt Theatre & BaseRoots Theatre

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 03/09/2010

Dmae Roberts talks with Grace Carter and Matthew Kern (featured left) of defunkt theatre about "4.48 Psychosis" by Sarah Kane. The play is described as a journey into the human mind at the darkest hour.  The  play uses of multimedia projectsions, sound and dreamlike performances. This show runs through April 10th at the Back Door Theatre behind Common Grounds Coffee.

(left to right Matthew Kern, Christy Bigelow, Joel Harmon) photo by Grace Carter and Holly Andres.

Also featured, Bobby Bermea tells us about two projects he's working on for Baseroots Theatre, a company he founded devoted to African American works.  "In Darfur"a reading at Artists Repertory Theatre on March 15th at 7pm at Artists Repertory Theatre  and "Radio Golf" by August Wilson April 3-25th.

 (Bobby Bermea and Andrea White in "Radio Golf")

 

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  • Length: 25:18 minutes (23.16 MB)
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Stage&Studio Women's History Month Special

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Fri, 02/26/2010

 Host/Producer Dmae Roberts presents a special encore of the Women's History Month edition of Stage and Studio.  

Last year, Dmae posted a notice on the Stage and Studio Facebook page asking women who wanted to read their own work or that of a famous woman. Five women responded on Facebook right away and Dmae put them on the air!    Kathleen Lewis (right), Cynthia McGean, Brenda Phillips , Adrienne Fritz (left) and Sandra de Helen. 

 

Jessica Morrell & The Writing Life

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 02/23/2010

 

Dmae Roberts talks with Jessica Morrell about The Writing Life. This prolific writer and teacher shares her thoughts on writing through adversity and offers insights into the craft of writing. Morrell gives advice on how to construct a great story into a publishable work as well as how to handle rejection and struggle through adversity. Morrell also reads from a new work she's wrote while recovering a serious traffic accident. Find out about the workshops she's offering

Hildegard's 12th Century Musical

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 02/16/2010

Dmae Roberts talks with Stephen Marc Beaudoin director of Hildegard of Bingen's Ordo Virtutum - a 12th century musical drama. Also featured are Music Director Ben Landesverk and Soprano Liz Bacon performing with Stephen in a live in-studio concert! Read more about this fascinating woman Hildegard of Bingen. Photo Credit: SW Conser for photo of guest rehearsing in KBOO's lobby.

  • Title: SNs21610-Hildegard
  • Length: 16:52 minutes (15.45 MB)
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Heidi Durrow's The Girl Who Fell From The Sky

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 02/16/2010

 

 

Dmae Roberts talks  former Portlander Heidi Durrow returns for two readings of her critically acclaimed novel The Girl Who Fell From The Sky.  She has two readings in Portland: Powells Books downtown on February 19th at 7:30pm and February 23rd at 7:30pm at the IFCC, the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.

 

 

 

 

 

33d Portland International Film Festival w/Bill Foster

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 02/09/2010

Host Dmae Roberts features films from the The 33rd Portland International Film Festival with Bill Foster, Executive Director of the Northwest Film Center. They'll talk about a sampling of the films from more than 36 countries. Hear some clips and get some tips on which films to see.  The festival runs February 11th-28th. Film convered in this interview: Hipster (Russia), Mid-August Lunch (Italy), Fish Tank (Great Britain), Home (Switzerland), Nobody To Watch Over Me (Japan), October Country (USA), Terribly Happy (Denmark), Girl On A Train (France), The Wedding Song (Tunisia), Abjani (Israel), The Art of the Steal (USA).

 

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  • Length: 27:24 minutes (25.09 MB)
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Dmae Roberts "In The Mix" on Mixed Race artists

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 02/01/2010

Join Host/Producer Dmae Roberts for "In The Mix" - a half-hour look at Mixed Race artists in America. Through voices of artists who have decdicated their lives to building bridges and bringing to light interracial issues, this documentary is a journey toward understanding what it means to be Mixed Race. Artists featured include: Lisa See, Velina Hasu Houston, damali ayo, Heather Raffo, Joshua Wolf Coleman, Soneela Nankani and Juan La Bron. 

 

 
  • Title: ITM-p2(edited)
  • Length: 27:28 minutes (25.15 MB)
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Snow Falling On Cedars & Japanese Internment

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 01/26/2010

Dmae Roberts focuses on Japanese American internment experience through the production of "Snow Falling On Cedars" at Portland Center Stage. She talks with Bruce Locke, an actor from the show, Tim DuRoche, outreach director and Henry Sakamoto of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center.

This is a special membership drive edition of the show. We still have tickets to offer to Portland Center Stage and Oregon Shakespeare Festival if you want to become a member for $120 or more.


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  • Length: 21:14 minutes (19.44 MB)
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Kualoa Ranch - LOST TV show

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 01/19/2010

Dmae Roberts visits Kualoa Ranch where much of the hit series LOST is filmed. Kualoa Ranch was sold in 1850  by King Kamehameha III to the Judd family whose descendants still run the ranch as a working cattle ranch and tourist destination. The pristine and awe-inspiring location has been the site for TV shows and films since the 70s. The most recent were Jurassic Park and the hit show LOST. Dmae prepared this audio tour of the rance with co-owner and Operations Director Dave Morgan.

Photos: Courtesy of Richard Jensen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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