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IFCC budget cuts and Bodyvox Foot Opera Files

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Adrienne Flagg, creative director, and Kimberly Howard, managing director, of the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center about the proposed withdrawal of funding by Portland Parks and Rec after 26 years.  Find out how a potential loss of ... Read more

Busy Week

It was a busy week for sure.  Not only did I host the Bread and Roses show, featuring Della Rae of and Janna Mock-Lopez of Goodness Magazine, which was such a treat to pull together, but I also came back the next day to create Saturday's, An Evening of Af... Read more

Don Hertzfeldt on Words & Pictures

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Hosts S.W. Conser and Bill Dodge sit down with Don Hertzfeldt, award-winning filmmaker and co-founder (along with Mike Judge) of the touring festival The Animation Show. A young animator who embraces the pre-digital tools and techniques of the previous century, Don plunges ... Read more

Movie Talk: DVD Review, Two by Michael Powell

We've discussed Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger many times on Movie Talk so it is a delight to announce that two of Powells' most difficult-to-see films have finally made their way onto DVD. The Michael Powell Double Feature gathers together Powell's last financiall... Read more

Movie Talk: Interesting Links, Vancouver Voice on the Oscars

We here at Movie Talk are all trying to contribute more regularly to this blog, but life and work and other things get in the way. As a place holder, here is a link to my Oscar coverage over at the Vancouver Voice , which I offer in lieu of a post-Oscar show review that I ... Read more

Author Lisa Gardner on her Thriller "Say Goodbye"--An Oregon Connection

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Lisa Gardner, author of "Say Goodbye," a thriller about abduction and abuse, with an Oregon connection.Lisa Gardner started her first novel, a romance, when she was 18. She sold it to Silhouette Intimate Moments just three years later, during he... Read more

Author E.Lynne Harris talks about "Basket Ball Jones"

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia, O.B. and Emma speak with E. Lynn Harris, nine-time New York Times bestselling author about his latest book "Basketball Jones," which explores the consequences of loving someone who is forced to conform to the rules society demands its public heroes follow. H... Read more

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