Crystal Leighty interviews Patricia Santana, author of Ghosts of El Grullo, in whichayoung woman
struggles to find an identity of her own within her Mexican-American community
while uncovering the secrets left behind by her recently deceased mother.
Portland artist Brian Borello, whose work has dealt with social issues, from gun control to environmental sustainability, talks about his current show at the Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery. This work explores "growth patterns,
principles of biological organization and natural phenomena."
Hosted by Luz María Gordillo, this show is about LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) life and culture. Bill Resnick inteviews historian Estelle Freedman about the meaning of the sexual revolution. The Movie Moles review D.E.B.S., a lesbian-spy spoof. Luz María talks with multidisciplnary artist, writer and performer Adelina Anthony. The featured music is by Kate Reid, and who is also interviewed. To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above. The hear individual segments, follow the links below:
Kate Reid is a lesbian singer-song writer and story-teller from Canada. In this segment we hear several of her songs and she talks with Luz María Gordillo and with today's other artist-guest Adelina Anthony.
Adelina Anthony is a Xicana-Indigena lesbian multi-disciplinary artist who has won many awards for her work addressing colonization, feminism, trauma, memory, gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, in/migration, health, land/environment, and other issues affecting the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/two-spirited communites. Luz María Gordillo talks with her about her work and her humor.
How should we assess the Sexual Revolution? Has it been a good thing? For whom? In what ways? Just what were the changes that happened in sexual morality and practices starting in the 1960s? Stanford University historian Estelle Freedman talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick. Freedman is the author of Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America, and many others works.
Special edition of Stage and Studio
For the last year, Dmae Roberts has been working on a documentary about Mixed Race artists and discussions of race through the arts. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has long been on the forefront of multicultural plays and color-blind casting.
Today’s program features Kate Reid, a charming and in-your-face songwriter whose music is full of great story-telling, humor, and political commentary. Luz María Gordillo will interview her. Luz María will also talk with Adelina Anthony a Xicana-Indígena lesbian multi-disciplinary artist, originally from San Antonio, Texas. Her work addresses many issues affecting the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/two-spirited communities. The movie moles will review a Lesbian spy spoof/satire called "D.E.B.S." All this plus a Bill Resnick interview with professor of women's history and feminist studies Etstelle Freedman.