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NW Classical Theatre, Oregon Children's Theatre and Blue Monkey Theatre

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Stage and Studio with Dmae Roberts takes a look at three different theatre companies in Portland.  First up, Dmae talks with Grant Turner of Northwest Classical Theatre Company.  Then Frank Reynolds has a feature report on the economic health of Oregon Children's Theatre c... Read more

Chris Coleman unveils Portland Center Stage season and talks "Earnest"

Airs at: Tue, 02/24/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
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 d... Read more

Spain Rodriguez on Che Guevara

Airs at: Mon, 02/23/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Who was the real Che Guevara?  Idealist?  Revolutionary economist?  Media icon?  In the wake of anniversary celebrations and Hollywood blockbusters, Words & Pictures poses the question to Spain Rodriguez, author of Che: A Graphic Biography, during his appearance at the Word... Read more

Review of PIFF's "Watching the Rhino"

 We're heading into the final phase of the Portland International Film Festival, which closes this coming Saturday, the 21st. Two of tonight's films are a fair representative of the scope of PIFF. First is Milking the Rhino (6:30 at the Broadway 3), David E Simpson's docume... Read more

Whitebird Dance and Arts Econ Stimulus package

Airs at: Tue, 02/17/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with the founders of Whitebird Dance, Walter Jaffe and Paul King join us to fill us in on the rest of the season including the Trey Mcintire Project. And in the second half of the show we have another feature story from Frank Reynolds about the economic ... Read more

"Perfection" and "Facets of Africa" at IFCC +Cascade Fest of African Film

Airs at: Mon, 02/09/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Drammy-award-winning Actor/Director Brenda Phillips about "Perfection" by Helen Hill.  Joined by her actors Josh Bellville and Andrea White, we learn about the little known history of forced sterilizations in Oregon.  Also Adrienne Flag... Read more

Bill Foster and Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Bill Foster, executive director of Northwest Film Center who gives us some best picks with film clips of the Portland International Film Festival. Featured films include Coraline, the animated stop-action film made in a studio in Hillsb... Read more

Behind the Screen: African Film Fest and Coraline premiere

Airs at: Wed, 02/04/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Behind the Screen
Behind the Screen is a new radio program covering independent filmmakers along with local screenings and festivals.  In this pilot episode, Toni Tabora-Roberts gets a preview of the Cascade Festival of African Films from co-director Mary Holmstrom, and S.W. Conser talks wit... Read more

Henry Selick: Coraline's 'Other Father'

Airs at: Wed, 02/04/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Stop-motion animator Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas) spent more than three years bringing the Neil Gaiman story Coraline to the big screen.  On the eve of Coraline's world premiere at the Portland International Film Festival, Selick sits down with S.W. Conser ... Read more

Black History Month Musings

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Co-hosts Hosts Emma Ford and Patricia Welch share books and Black History Month local activities .  Also discuss the significance of this month to African-Americans.  Read more