Arts and Culture

Joan Gratz and Joanna Priestley

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Words & Pictures pays a visit to celebrated Portland animators Joanna Priestley and Joan Gratz.  Joanna is the founder of the local animation society ASIFA-Northwest, and Joan is the Academy Award-winning creator of the films Creation and Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase.  ... Read more

Behind the Screen: Spring Festivals and Screenings

Airs at: Tue, 04/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Behind the Screen
Hosts S.W. Conser and Toni Tabora Roberts preview two upcoming film festivals, the Oregon Sesquicentennial Film Festival and the Portland Documentary and eXperimental Film Festival, and talk to Galen Huckins of Filmusik about an upcoming live event at the Hollywood Theatre. Read more

Latest Stage and Studio with Dmae Roberts

Here's the latest SNS show...  Learned a lot from Olga Sanchez of Milagro Theatre about the history of Luis Valdez and El Teatro Campesino as she talked about "The Shrunken Head of Poncho Villa." It was also good to talk with ason Zimbler director of Re-Theatre Instrument'... Read more

Olga Sanchez of Milagro Theatre and Jason Zimbler of Re-Theatre

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host Dmae Roberts talks with Olga Sanchez of Milagro Theatre about the Luis Valdez "The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa" - a groundbreaking Chicano satire of the 60s. Later Jason Zimbler, director of Re-Theatre Instrument tells us about revamping Shakespeare' "Much Ado About ... Read more

April 18 - Playlist Spotlight

His name is David Ornette Cherry and what a joyful kaleidoscope of sound he and his band members, Organic Roots, created at Jimmy Maks on Thursday, April 16.  Not only was David celebrating his birthday, which was on April 13, but he was celebrating the release of his lates... Read more

The Talking Earth 04/20/2009

Airs at: Sun, 04/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Barbara LaMorticella hosts. Read more

NW Classical Theatre's "Richard II" & Theatre Vertigo's "Freakshow"

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Director JoAnn Johnson and Artistic Director Grant Turner of Northwest Classical Theatre. Company. They're presenting an all-female version on Shakespeare's "Richard II"...and in the second half of the show, Tom Moorman drops in to tell us about "Fre... Read more

John Law!

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
S.W. Conser interviews artist, author, filmmaker, and culture-jammer John Law about his explorations of off-limits structures, his history with San Francisco's prankster brigades The Suicide Club and Cacophony Society, and his co-founding of the Burning Man Arts Festival.  ... Read more

Stumptown Comics Festival preview

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Dark Horse Comics president Mike Richardson returns to Words & Pictures to preview the 2009 Stumptown Comics Festival, running April 18-19 at the Lloyd Doubletree Hotel.  The festival is preceded by a benefit dinner on April 17 for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.  Mayor ... Read more

Passin' Arts' "A Sunbeam" and ART's "Distracted"

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Actors Shelley B. Johnson and Andrea White of Passin' Art Theatre about their production of "A Sunbeam by John Henry Redwood. And in the second half, Allan Nause, artistic director of Artists Repertory Theatre discusses "Distracted" by Lisa Loome... Read more