Dmae Roberts talks with Chris Coleman, artistic director of Portland Center Stage for the last nine years.
Coleman tells us what he’s most proud of, where PCS is headed and unveils the new season.He also talks about Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” and describes the bite and humor of the play about social mores.
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts presents a special Women's History Month edition of Stage and Studio. A few weeks ago Dmae posted a notice on the Stage and Studio Facebook page asking women who wanted to read their own work or that of a famous woman. Five women responded on Facebook right away and Dmae put them on the air!
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Adrienne Flagg, creative director, and Kimberly Howard, managing director, of the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center about the proposed withdrawal of funding by Portland Parks and Rec after 26 years.Find out how a potential loss of 30 percent might affect the future of the IFCC.
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