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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

Tali Singer profiles Portland Music Therapist Marion Van Namen.

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Producer Tali Singer profiles Portland Music Therapist Marion Van Namen.   As part our continuing series of features on Stage and Studio with Dmae Roberts… Tali Singer brings us a side of the arts used for therapy.  According to the American Music Therapy Association, music... Read more

Spin Films' "Finding Face" and a profile of a music therapist

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Spin Films' Patti Duncan and Skye Fitzgerald produces acclaimed international documentaries. Their latest films are "Finding Face"about acid attacks on Cambodian woman and a film on the war in the Congo called "Peace Commandos." See "Finding Face" at... Read more

Sarah Slipper and Valory J. Lawrence doing great work!

  I talked with Artistic Director Sarah Slipper and Dancer Lex Dones of Northwest Dance Project today. Loved meeting Sarah after years of seeing her dance for Oregon Ballet Theatre and seeing her choreography for some of the indie dance companies. She started the NW Dance P... Read more