The play's the thing. Theater offers reflections of reality but can it serve as a specific tool in tackling problems? Jo Ann and Dave talk with members of PassinArt: A Theater Company about their production of "A Sunbeam" by award-winning playwright John Henry. This unique production of a play about a family torn apart by problems includes "talk back" sessions with cast members and professionals from the Avel Gordley Center for Healing.
The Digital Divide presents the latest in science and technology affecting our planet with a focus on the SXSW Interactive Festival, a recent event celebrating the best minds and the brightest personalities of emerging technology.
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Oregon author Debra Gwartney about her book, Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love. The book is related to the story of her relationship with her daughters featured on This American Life in 2002.
aretha franklin entered this world on the 25th of march, and we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are taking a musical journey through the 'queen of soul's' career- through her young jazz n' gospel days to the evenings as advice-giving elder...
Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.
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And in the second half of the show, we talk with people on the street about the value of art and arts funding with a special feature by Frank Reynolds. To find out more about arts funding crisis in the Portland tri-counties visit RACC.org and TheArtsCan.org
Bridget B.here, I'm set to host An Evening of Afrotainment this Saturday from 7pm to 10pm. Hear music of the African Diaspora by Black artists worldwide. All genres...from African traditional to esoteric experimental. Slip and slide aurally through the spectrum of Black experience. I'll be at the helm on March 28 & April 11, 2009 with Celeste hosting the show on April 4 & April 18, 2009.