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 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Terence Blanchard and Damien Geter

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Musician and composer Terence Blanchard is a two-time Academy Award nominee for his work with Spike Lee, and a seven-time Grammy winner for his jazz albums and soundtracks.  He's played trumpet and piano with Lionel Hampton as well as Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, and ha... Read more

AV Geeks

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Skip Elsheimer has filled up a ten-bedroom house in his hometown of Raleigh with his collection of 30,000 16mm films, which he screens online for viewers every weekday.  His channel, AV Geeks, celebrates all the earnestness and weirdness of 20th-century educational and i... Read more

Animator Nancy Beiman - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Nancy Beiman is an author, artist, director, teacher, and writer who in 1979 became the first female graduate from the California Institute for the Arts' Character Animation program, and has been helping open doors for women artists ever since. As a young animator in th... Read more

Northwest Documentaries

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Seattle-based documentarian John de Graaf came to prominence with the film and book series Affluenza, a critique of the consumerism and materialism that plagues American communities and the global environment.  He’s now the Executive Director of Take Back Your Time and c... Read more

Animator Nancy Beiman - Part One

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Nancy Beiman is an author, artist, director, teacher, and writer who in 1979 became the first female graduate from the California Institute for the Arts' Character Animation program, and has been helping open doors for women artists ever since. As a young animator in th... Read more

Craig Thompson on Storytelling

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this never-before-aired informal conversation with Words and Pictures host S.W. Conser, award-winning graphic novelist Craig Thompson shares his thoughts about storytelling, artistic discipline, cultural exchange, faith, and the fight for a more humane world. From h... Read more

Film Noir with Elliot Lavine

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Film programmer Elliot Lavine has been introducing audiences to vintage cinema for decades, first in San Francisco and now in Portland.  His regular Film Noir festival I Wake Up Dreaming is a popular event, as are his theme screenings of subversive science fiction and Cold-... Read more

Film Noir with Elliot Lavine - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation with film programmer Elliot Lavine, we take an even deeper dive into mid-century movie history. For the past forty years, Elliot has been introducing audiences to vintage cinema, first in San Francisco and now in Portland.  His regular Film ... Read more

Aaron Durán's Season of the Bruja

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Aaron Durán is a comics writer, novelist, and creator of the long-running Portland podcast Geek in the City.  For his debut graphic novel about a young indigenous sorceress, he teamed up with Spain-based artist Sara Soler and letterer Jaime Martinez.  Season of the Bruja... Read more

Bill Plympton's Analog Animation

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Bill Plympton has spent four decades going against the grain of the animation industry, self-financing his short films and features and drawing each frame with pencil and paper.  Nominated twice for Academy Awards and taking home a Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival,... Read more

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