Arts and Culture

DIY, Portland: Art of Survival

Airs at: Wed, 03/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for DIY, Portland
Hear how artistic expression has helped people to deal with and overcome challenges such as homelessness, incarceration and physical disabilities. Funding for this episode was provided by a project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. More photos and links at h... Read more

Jim Woodring on Words & Pictures

Airs at: Mon, 03/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Jim Woodring is responsible for some of the most mind-bending art and stories in the alternative comics scene, and his new book Seeing Things collects the most recent of his iconic imagery and nightmarish narratives. Jim is joined in the studio by Bob Rini, co-founder of th... Read more

Charles Burns' Black Hole

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
1970's Seattle is the setting for legendary Raw cartoonist Charles Burns' epic graphic novel Black Hole that concerns the the universal and very real difficulties faced by young people trying to figure out the opposite sex and other "growing up" issues told with a backdrop ... Read more

Dmae Roberts talks with Sharon Knorr about her new show "Why Can't I Marry the Cute Beatle" and poet Li-Young Lee reads.

Produced for Stage and Studio
 SHARON KNORR ONE OF PORTLAND’S VETERAN ACTRESSES TALKS ABOUT HER NEW SHOW "WHY CAN’T I MARRY THE CUTE BEATLE?"   AND  A PREVIEW OF POET’S LI-YOUNG LEE’S WORK AS WELL AS A ROUND UP OF EVENTS AROUND TOWN.   Read more

Dmae Roberts talks with Sharon Knorr about her new show "Why I Can't Marry the Cute Beatle" and poet Li-Young Lee reads.

Produced for Stage and Studio
 SHARON KNORR ONE OF PORTLAND’S VETERAN ACTRESSES TALKS ABOUT HER NEW SHOW "WHY CAN’T I MARRY THE CUTE BEATLE?"   AND  A PREVIEW OF POET’S LI-YOUNG LEE’S WORK AS WELL AS A ROUND UP OF EVENTS AROUND TOWN.   Read more

Portland Center Stage's "A Feminine Ending" and Black History Month events at IFCC

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Brook Bloom currently starring in "A Feminine Ending" at Portland Center Stage.  Bloom has recurring role in CSI: Miami and a new love of Portland.  In the second half of the show, Dmae finds out about Black History Month events at the Interstate Fir... Read more

The 31st Portland International Film Festival with Bill Foster

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Bill Foster, executive director of the Northwest Film Center about the 31st Portland International Film Festival. Bill offers his best picks and highlights of the festival that runs Feb. 7-23 this year. Read more

Julie Bernard interviews the curator of works by Carl Morris and Leonard Ruder

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
Julie Bernard interviews Prudence Roberts, the guest curator of works by Pacific Northwest artists Carl Morris and Leonard Ruder, on exhibit at the Art Gym of Marylhurst University Read more