Host Dmae Roberts visits with Drammy-Award-winning director Philip Cuomo of Milagro Theatre's Day of the Dead performaces. In the second half of the show Theatre Vertigo's Tom Moorman discusses their season opener show Pterodactyls, by Nicky Silver.
Kathleen Stephenson speaks with artist, author, feminist, eduactor and intellectual Judy Chicago about overcoming the erasure of women's history and women's achievements, the struggles of women artists today and about her support for bitch Magazine. Chicago will be in Portland on Saturday night for an art auction benefitting bitch magazine.
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Keya Lea Horiuchi, a filmmaker who traveled around the world asking people what they think of the United States. Her film Considering Democracy weaves together seemingly different topics into an interconnected tapestry. People from around the world act as a mirror for Americans to see a reflection of political power in the United States.
By day, Ryan Stuewe and Alyssa Reed are public elementary school teachers here in Portland, and by night produce compelling contemporary concrete` music that can fly in to psychedelic worlds or supremely danceable pop and world beats, all the while using some of the most unlikely instrumentation for the sound manifested. Here is the band Eet, performing their brand of Concrete` music, involving live sampling of unlikely musical instruments, such as childrens toys.
The guest is Garth Clark, esteemed critic, dealer and historian. Clark will give a free lecture tonight at 6:30 at PNCA on "How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement: An Autopsy in Two Parts." One of craft’s most influential thinkers, Clark has edited and contributed to over 50 books and is author of over 200 essays and articles. Curator Namita Gupta Wiggers of the Museum of Contemporary Craft will also be part of the interview.
Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher hosts Minhtran of Minhtran and Company who perform a 10-year retrospective at Reed College on October 24th through October 26. And Joanne Alai of PDX for Women about the event Peace for Women Survivors of War at Oaks Park on Saturday October 18.
Hosts Patricia Welch and Emma Jackson Ford speak with Jewell Parker Rhodes, who discusses her latest book, Yellow Moon, a sequel to 2006's Voodoo Season, in which a wazimamoto, or African vampire, stalks Dr. Marie Laveau, a 21st-century doctor, modern voodoo practitioner and descendant of the legendary Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.