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

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.

Blended

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/17/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience by Samantha Waltz
More than 42% of American families have at least one step-relative. That's according to a 2011 Pew Research Center survey.

Orlando and Junie B. Jones

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Two actresses of different ages and times in their careers star in title roles .
A Tale of Two Title Roles. Dmae Roberts talks with two actresses at different times in their careers. We'll meet actress Beth Thompson featured as Orlando at Profile Theatre and Kai Tomizawa, a 7th grader who is Junie B. Jones at Oregon Children's Theatre. We'll find out what it takes to be the title role for a working professional actress and a younger actress starting her career. 

(Aired 11am Tues 11/10 on KBOO 90.7FM or always on stagenstudio.com.)

Hear the edited podcast now live at http://stagenstudio.com/2015/11/orlando-junie-b/ 

Macbeth + Women of Troy

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/03/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
MacBeth at PolyMath Arts
Dmae Roberts features two contemporary shows that are adapted from classical works. She talks with Kate Belden of Polymath Art Theatre and their adaption of Macbeth, a Dark Retelling and Jeffrey Puukka who adapted and directs Women of Troy for Play On Words. We'll hear about the process of making classical works responsive to today. In thi case both shows features domestic abuse and a violent society.  

Passin' Art +"Remme's Run"

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/27/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Passin' Art presents "Tommy J & Sally" + Wayne Harrel's "Remme's Run"
Dmae Roberts talks with Passin' Art Theatre about their explosive show on race dialogue in Tommy J & Sally by acclaimed playwright Mark Medoff.

The Breast Cancer Monologues

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
The Breast Cancer Monologues- a documentary for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Stage and Studio presents a half-hour adaptation of The Breast Cancer Monologues. Originally a one-hour documentary collage with and about Breast Cancer Survivors produced by Dmae Roberts & MediaRites, the show features producers Kate Welch, Miae Kim and Anca Micheti and s actors Olga Sanchez, Caren Graham and Elaine Low. 

Cuba Libre

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/13/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Artists Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Cuba Libre

Join guest host Sarika Mehta for Stage and Studio LIVE with artistic director Damaso Rodriguez and Tiempo Libre's Jorge Gomez

Rope + David Henry Hwang

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Rope at Bag & Baggage + The Sound of a Voice by David Henry Hwang
Dmae talks with director Rusty Newton Tennant about ROPE, an early play that Alfred Hitchcock turned into one of his most experimental films. The original play is about to open at Bag & Baggage Productions in Hillsboro. Then we catch up with Tony-award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang about his latest productions. Theatre Diaspora is producing his one-act play The Sound of a Voice on Oct. 17th at 2pm and Oct. 25th at 7pm at Portland Center Stage.

How We Got On

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 09/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
How We Got On- Season Opener at Portland Playhouse
Dmae features Idris Goodwin's HOW WE GOT ON, the season opener for Portland Playhouse. We'll hear from director Jen Rowe, music director Mic Crenshaw and actress Ithica Tell from the production about to open September 30th-Oct. 25th.

Unit Souzou -One Year Later

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Unit Souzou, Portland's newest taiko group celebrates its anniversary!

More than a year ago, Dmae talked with Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe, co-directors of UNIT SOUZOU about the new company they created. Now they're getting ready to premiere their first original work 88: Hachi Hachi for their one-year anniversary company as a married couple but also to celebrate more than a year of working steadily as Portland's newest taiko company.

Audio

Ivy Lin's new film about segregated Chinese cemetery

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 12/01/2009

 Host Dmae Roberts talks with Filmaker Ivy Lin about her new documentary "Come Together Home"which features the history of Portland's Chinese immigrants buried  in Portland's segregated Block 14 in Lone Fir Cemetery and the return of their bones to China.

  • Title: SNS210109-ivylin
  • Length: 18:05 minutes (16.56 MB)
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Robin Lane of Do Jump's new holiday show

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 12/01/2009

 Host Dmae Roberts talks with, Robin Lane of Do Jump Theatre tells us about her new holiday show "Tiger Lilly and Sunny Lu."


  • Title: SNS210109-dojump
  • Length: 9:25 minutes (8.63 MB)
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"holidazed" at Artists Repertory Theatre

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 11/24/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Writers Marc Acito  and Cynthia Whitcomb with Veteran Actress and Singer Susannah Mars who is starring in  "Holidazed" co-written by Marc Acito and Cynthia Whitcomb.  These three luminaries will also talk about their careers and the many hats they wear as artists. 

  • Title: SNS112409Holidazed
  • Length: 27:18 minutes (25 MB)
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Author Jamie Ford of "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 11/17/2009

  Dmae Roberts talked with Jamie Ford, author of "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" at the recent Wordstock Festival. This NY Times bestselling novel traces Seattle's Internment history during World Wart II through the friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl. 

Also featured is music by Portland's David Ornette Cherry.

Mixed: The Politics of Hybrid Identities

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 11/10/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Kimberly Brodkin, director of the 6th annual Ray Warren Multicultural Symposium at Lewis & Clark College, Nov. 11-13.  This year the topic is "Mixed: The Politics of Hybrid Identities." 

  • Title: SNS111009-Symposium
  • Length: 11:23 minutes (10.42 MB)
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Tears of Joy's Rumplestilskin

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 11/10/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with longtime friend of the theatre scene...Sharon Whitney. She's joined by Janet Bradley of Tears of Joy Theatre to talk about the play "Rumplestiltskin."  Sharon wrote the adaptation and talks about the process as well as her new projects. 

  • Title: SNS111009-TOJ
  • Length: 14:15 minutes (13.05 MB)
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Hand2Mouth Theatre's "Everyone Who Looks Like You"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 11/03/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Jonathan Walters, Faith Helma and Julie Hammond Hand 2 Mouth Theatre about their upcoming performances of "Everyone Who Looks Like You"- an encore production of the acclaimed movement theatre piece about family relationships. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Title: SNS110309Hand2Mouth
  • Length: 16:18 minutes (14.93 MB)
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Shawn Rogers & Theatre in the Grove

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 11/03/2009
 Dmae Roberts talks with Veteran Actor and Singer Shawn Rogers tells us about the upcoming 40th anniversary of Theatre in the Grove. 
 Shawn is doing a special benefit of musical performances to celebrate a theatre that helped inspire him.

 
 
 
 
  • Title: SNS110309SRogers
  • Length: 8:09 minutes (7.46 MB)
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Lorraine Bahr of Well Arts Institute

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/27/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Lorraine Bahr of Well Arts Institute's production of "Voices of Elders" an original play based on stories collected at senior centers in Portland. The shows run November 6-15 in Portland.

 
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  • Length: 10:05 minutes (9.23 MB)
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Dmae Roberts reads from "Lady Buddha and the Temple of Ma"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/27/2009

Dmae Roberts presents a preview of her memoir-in-progress, Lady Buddha and the Temple of Ma, a multicultural memoir.  She reads an excerpt that answer the question often asked of Mixed Race people: "How did your parents meet?"

Dmae will be reading/performing another excerpt at Lewis and Clark for their Multicultural Symposium on November 11th at 7-8pm. It’s a free event part of “Mixed: The Politics of Hybrid Identities” symposium. Dmae's reading and performance will be at the Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber.

Her writing this year has been supported in part by a literature project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture council.  If you have any feedback on the writing or thoughts you would like to share, please email me Stagenstudio @aol.com.

 

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