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Black Nativity

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae speaks with artistic director Jerry Foster and cast member Laurene CoCo Jackson of PassinArt: A Theatre Company about their upcoming performances of the Gospel play Black Nativity, December 2nd to December 18th. We'll hear about the history of this Langston Hughes w... Read more

Hot Topics

Airs at: Sat, 11/12/2016 at 4:30pm - Sat, 11/19/2016 at 4:30pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
Lil Wayne under fire for comments he made about the BLM movement! Experts now saying that alcohol (in moderation) may actually be good for you. Country fans upset about Beyonce's performance with the Dixie Chicks at CMA's. Tune in as we discuss these topics and more. Read more

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Charles Brownstein is the Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization which recently moved its headquarters from New York to Portland.  The CBLDF provides aid to artists and publishers facing legal threats such as censorshi... Read more

Olio by Tyehimba Jess

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  In Olio Tyehimba Jess presents a musical history of the long fight against slavery, marshaling a vast cast of historical figures including the slaves, some freed, whose music was the basis for the blues and jazz in the 19th century. They ask, "Once burst loose from human... Read more

2 Chinese-American Vets

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
For Veteran's Day, Dmae presents two stories of Chinese-American vets from different American wars. First up she talks with Eddie Fung, a WWII vet who was forced to work hard labor in  Japanese POW camp and helped to build the famed "Bridge on the River Kwai." We'll hear ab... Read more

Celebrity Buzz!

Airs at: Sun, 11/06/2016 at 12:00pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
Are Idris Elba and Madonna really dating?  Jamie Fox and Katie Holmes break up.  Mary J Blige's soon to be ex-husband wants $130,000 a month in alimony?  NBC fires Billy Bush over Trump.  Join us as we discuss these topics and much more. Read more

Art Focus hosted by Andre Middleton and the Cinema Project

Airs at: Tue, 11/01/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
A collectively run, non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon, Cinema Project works to promote public awareness of avant-garde cinema from the past and present. Featuring artists, curators, and scholars from around the world, our semi-annual series of screenings, le... Read more

White Bird presents Reggie Wilson

Airs at: Tue, 11/01/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Walter Jaffe and Paul King founders of White Bird Dance. The two dance producers will talk about White Bird's whole season and the upcoming performances by Reggie Wilson / Fist and Heel Performance Group coming to Portland November 17-19.  We'll talk with... Read more

Part 2 of The deconstruction and celebration of Mr. Gil Scott-Heron

Airs at: Fri, 11/18/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for From the Grassroots
Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011)  Mr. Scott-Heron established much of the attitude and the stylistic vocabulary that would characterize the socially conscious work of early rap groups like Public Enemy and Boogie Down Productions. And he has remained... Read more

Hot Topics!

Airs at: Sat, 10/29/2016 at 10:15am - Sat, 11/05/2016 at 10:15am
Produced for This Is How We See It
Early voting has started in North Carolina, Get Out and Vote!  Experts are now saying that Orange Juice may not be as good for you as we thought??  At one point in his life Jaden Smith thought he was a vampire?  "Birth Of A Nation" struggles at the box office.  Join us as w... Read more