Arts and Culture


White Bird Dance and Wordstock Festival

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts talks with Paul King and Walter Jaffe ofWhitebird Danceabout their new season of dance concerts beginning with Mikhail Baryshnokov. And in the second half of the show, we get a previewwith Executive Director Greg Netzer of the Wordstock Festival featuring 170... Read more

Rick Lewis, music director of "Ragtime" at PCS

Airs at: Tue, 09/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Dmae Roberts talks with Rick Lewis, musical director of "Ragtime" at Portland Center Stage. Hear some of music and the thoughts behind working with actors and singers to bring out complex melodies and orchestrations. And in the second part, JR Wickham of Theatre Vertigo te... Read more

Erika Moen & Lucy Knisley on Words & Pictures

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Lucy Knisley, author of French Milk, and Erika Moen, creator of DAR: A Super-Girly Top-Secret Comic Diary, join Words & Pictures' S.W. Conser to discuss cartoon travelogues, online journaling, collaborative art-making, and the fine line between Renaissance iconography and p... Read more

Home Movie Day

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
S.W. Conser previews International Home Movie Day with local film preservationist Tom Robinson.  This segment originally aired on the August 28 premiere episode of Behind the Screen.  Read more

Steffen Silvis, theatre critic returns to Portland

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts talks with Steffen Silvis, former theatre critic for Willamette Week. He recently returned from Prague where he's lived for four years. He describes his adventures reviewing Czech plays and remembers his time as critic in Portland. Read more

"Ursula" by Our Shoes Are Red w/ Devon Allen&Carolyn Holzman

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Devon Allen, Mathew Dibiasio & Carolyn Holzman present "Ursula"for the Our Shoes are Red/Performance Lab presented at the IFCC.This is part of an international collaboration in which 50 theatre companies are performing the same work are celebrating t... Read more

Behind the Screen premiere: TBA '09, Homegrown DocFest, and Home Movie Day

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Behind the Screen
Behind the Screen now airs the fourth Thursday of every month on the KBOO Radiozine.  In this premiere episode, Toni Tabora-Roberts reports from the Time-Based Art Festival, Natalie Butto talks with Homegrown Documentary Festival curator Ian McCluskey, and S.W. Conser previ... Read more

Author Debra Gwartney & Poet Elise Paschen

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts presents part two of the two-part Fishtrap special featuring the Fishtrap writers gathering at Wallowa Camp and Retreat Center in Joseph, Oregon. Part Two features Debra Gwartney, author of "Live Through This" and Poet Elise Paschen ("Bestiary") who were inst... Read more

Reviews of District 9 and Inglourious Basterds, both in wide release

District 9 (New Zealand) Director: Neill Blomkamp With: Sharlto Copley, etc. One of the joys of reviewing movies is the pleasant surprise.  Sometimes I wonder if I have become jaded, and that my tastes are too refined for the average movie patron.  Then, a little gem like t... Read more

Fishtrap, a writers gathering

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts presents a two-part special on the Fishtrap writing program in Joseph, Oregon in the heart of the Wallowas. She went to the summer gathering in July and talked with writers about the art of writing. Part One features Writer Kim Stafford and Rich Wanschneider wh... Read more