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

Stage and Studio on 08/20/13

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Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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PHAME encore
 Dmae Roberts presents a documentary special on Stephen Marc Beaudoin and PHAME.   PHAME which is celebrating its 30th anniversary season starting with PHAME IS A CABARET.
 

"PHAME is a Cabaret!"

Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 7 pm

Stage and Studio on 08/13/13

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Tue, 08/13/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald + Write Around Portland

Veteran filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald has built a career taking on danger zones and tough subjects and creating beautiful and moving documentaries. Dmae Roberts features his newest work-in-progress project Oregon Divide looking into the contentious and controversial issue of gun control.

Stage and Studio on 07/30/13

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Tue, 07/30/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Documentary special on Urban Naturalist Mike Houck by Humankind Media

Stage & Studio presents a Humankind documentary special by producer David Freudberg with Portland urban naturalist Mike Houck who works to preserve the integrity of green spaces in cities.

Stage and Studio on 07/23/13

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Tue, 07/23/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Sam Shepard's 'True West' at Our Shoes Are Red/The Performance Lab

Nothing binds you together nor tears you apart like family, especially if it's a Sam Shepard family. Our Shoes Are Red/The Performance Lab brings us True West, Shepard's tale of sibling rivalry. Dmae talks with artistic director Devon Allen and actors Matt diBiasio and Kenneth Baldino who portray the two brothers. And in the second half, we'll have a commentary by eastern Oregon writer Bing Bingham. 

Stage and Studio on 07/16/13

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Tue, 07/16/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Filmmakers Cynthia Lopez & Juvie Hall

Filmmakers Cynthia Lopez and Juvie Hall want to talk to women roller derby players around the world. Join Dmae for a look at the their new work-in-progress film Flat Track Around The World that filmed in Mexico. We'll hear clips from the film and find out how they're getting ready for their next round of filming as they head for Egypt and Israel. 

Stage and Studio on 07/09/13

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Tue, 07/09/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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A special hour-long show on summer Shakespeare.

Join Dmae Roberts at 11am  for a special hour-long show on summer Shakespeare. We'll hear about Portland Shakspeare Project's (SP)Taming of the Shrew and their companion play deconstructing Petruchio. And then we'll travel to Ashland for a talk with actress Nell Geisslinger who's performing a sizzling rocker Katarina in Oregon Shakespeare Festival's (OSF) Taming of the Shrew.

Stage and Studio on 07/02/13

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Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Vidyut Latay film-maker

Join Producer and Guest Host Sarika Mehta for a special on filmmaker Vidyut Latay, the director of the award-winning documentary, "Beyond Silence.". 

Stage and Studio on 06/25/13

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Tue, 06/25/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Composer Darrell Grant talks about his new composition + a story on Oregon's most diverse town.

Dmae Roberts explores history with Portland composer/pianist Darrell Grant with his new composition. Inspired by Pacific Northwest history and geography, Grant's 'The Territory' focuses on important times including the Nez Perce surrender, Minidoka Internment Camp, Chinese miners massacre and the Golden West Hotel, the second largest African-American hotel west of the Mississippi. Grant unveils this new work at Chamber Music Northwest. And in the latter part of the show, we'll hear a feature story on what makes Woodburn the most diverse town in Oregon. 

Stage and Studio on 06/18/13

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Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A NEW WAY OF LIFE AND THE NEW UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

A New Way of Life and the New Underground Railroad: Making a Break for Freedom During the Era of Mass Incarceration, produced by Chris Moore-Backman. 

 

Stage and Studio on 06/11/13

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Tue, 06/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Risk/Reward Festival & Coho Summer Solo Shows

Summer heats up with two festivals. The Risk/Reward Festival returns for its sixth year June 21-23 in Portland. Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with festival director Jerry Tischleder about the popular West Coast micro-fest pushing artistic boundaries in dance, theatre and music. And in later in the show, we talk with curator/performer Eleanor O'Brien about CoHo Productions' Solo Summer 2013 featuring five female solo artists. (Airs 11am Tues 6/11 on KBOO 90.7FM)

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defunkt Theatre & BaseRoots Theatre

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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

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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

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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

Heidi Durrow's The Girl Who Fell From The Sky

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

Hildegard's 12th Century Musical

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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.

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  • Length: 16:52 minutes (15.45 MB)
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33d Portland International Film Festival w/Bill Foster

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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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Dmae Roberts "In The Mix" on Mixed Race artists

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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. 

 

 
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  • Length: 27:28 minutes (25.15 MB)
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Snow Falling On Cedars & Japanese Internment

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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

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dancer Minh Tran & Tour of LOST sites in Hawaii

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Mon, 01/18/2010

Host Dmae Roberts talks with Dance and Choreographer Minh Tran about his final performance "KISS" which chronicles his coming out as an Asian gay man which is still controversial in the Asian community. And in the second part of the show, Dmae visits Kualoa Ranch where much of the hit series LOST is filmed. 

*Minh Tran's "KISS" was commissioned by White Bird Dance for their "Uncaged Series" and will be performed in a two-part bill with Tere Mathern in the round at the World Forestry Center. Here's a video of Tran describing his performance.

 

 

 

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