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Anime and Poster Art

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
For this month's show, Ally Fields and Kate Fletcher drop by the studio to tell listeners about the upcoming Kumoricon anime convention in Vancouver, Washington. Then, host S.W. Conser pays a visit to the Po'Boy Art studio to talk to some of Portland's preeminent poster art... Read more

Jimmy Wong shoots to internet fame

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
Actor, singer, songwriter, and producer Jimmy Wong speaks with Andrew Yeh about achieving success through non-traditional channels.  His music video parody, Ching Chong (It means I Love You), has millions of viewings, he's a winner of the first youtube "NextUp" competition,... Read more

LFBJ: Lola Fair and Baby J

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
Lola Fair & Baby J, singers and songwriters of the Asian-American duo "LFBJ" spoke recently with collective member, Andrew Yeh.  Before they joined forces professionally, Lola Fair and Baby J independently performed and recorded for labels in both Korea and the United State... Read more

Eugenia Woods' Famished & Kip Fulbeck's Hapa Art

Airs at: Tue, 08/02/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
On Stage & Studio, Aug. 2nd at 11 am on KBOO 90.7fm, Dmae Roberts talks with Eugenia Woods about her documentary theatre piece about food called Famished. Then we hear from artist Kip Fulbeck. He's exploring mixed-race heritage with an exhibit titled Kip Fulbeck: Part Asian... Read more

Author Jumata Emill Jones, "Never Dead"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
About Never Dead by Jumata Emill Jones Emerson McGee has spent most of his life living with a secret, and the first-year law student’s menacing struggle with his sexuality is only the half of it. His wife, Danielle, has her own scars, thinly veiled behind her upper-middle ... Read more

Object Stories / Historias de Objetos

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Behind the Screen
The Northwest Film Center, in collaboration with Teatro Milagro (Miracle Theater Group) has produced a series of short documentaries about significant objects in the lives of local residents.  Filmmakers Maya Muñoz-Tobon and Ivonne Saed, along with musician and editor Geral... Read more

Pushing Beyond Boundaries: Michelle Fujii and Catherine J.H. Miller

Airs at: Tue, 07/26/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
On this week's Stage & Studio we hear two artists pushing boundaries of traditions and limitations. Dmae Roberts profiles musician/dancer Michelle Fujii and her new solo performance, Choking. And Producer Tali Singer presents a NEW story on Catherine J.H. Miller, who cre... Read more

Encore Edition: Author Jane Kirkpatrick

Airs at: Tue, 07/19/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
In this special encore edition of Stage & Studio, host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick. She's authored more than 20 books and is an Oregon Book award finalist for "A Flickering Light." Her latest is "The Daughter's Walk" which is based on the... Read more

Jesse Reklaw and Lisa Mangum

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Slow Wave creator Jesse Reklaw and Gazeta anthology publisher Lisa Mangum join Words & Pictures to shine a light on the world of non-narrative comics and talk about the Comics Certificate Program at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. Read more

Big Animation with Rose Bond and DripDrop

Airs at: Tue, 07/12/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with veteran media artist Rose Bond about her work on large-scale animations and her teaching of Boundary Crossings' an institute on animated. Also featured is Daniela Repas of DripDrop Productions. They're debuting Pre-Nostalgic, DripDrop’s new animat... Read more