Dmae Roberts hosts guests from Whitebird Dance, which presents 4x4-The Ballet Project, for their 10th anniversary celebration featuring four ballet companies in Oregon and San Francisco. Also defunkt Theatre talks about their production of Vaclav Havel's The Garden Party.
A special featuring a recent reading by noted Portland author Ursula K. La Guin. She reads from her new novel, Lavinia, which is based on a secondary character mentioned briefly in Virgil's masterpiece, The Aeneid. La Guin says she thought it was time that Lavinia got to tell her view of things.
Pier Paolo Pasolini was legendary Italian film director, novelist, and political activist highly regarded by the European and American left. He is best known in the US for his naturalistic portrayal of Jesus in his 1964 film "The Gospel According to St. Matthew." Old Mole Jan Haaken talks with Professor Angela Porcarelli about his work and his political philosophy.
Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Samantha Hunt author of "The Invention of Everything Else" a novel about Nikola Tesla, the ecentric Serbian inventor known for his revolutionary work with electricity and radio.