Spoken Arts

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48 Hour Film Project

Airs at: Mon, 08/06/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The 48 Hour Film Project will be happening this weekend here in Portland. 25 groups will have a genre selected for them at random and then will have 48 hours to write a script, video record actors, in costume and make up,  performing it, and then the raw footage will be edi... Read more

trek in the Park Interview

Airs at: Mon, 08/06/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett came by the studio to fill us in on Trek in the Park, live performances of scripts from the original Star Trek TV series present in Cathedral Park each Saturday and Sunday throughout August at 5pm. We talked about the performances, the audience... Read more

Writers on Craft: Anthony Doerr

Airs at: Mon, 05/21/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Writers on Craft
Anthony Doerr is the author of four books, The Shell Collector, About Grace, Four Seasons in Rome, and, most recently, Memory Wall. Doerr’s short fiction has won four O. Henry Prizes and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories, The Anchor Book of New Americ... Read more

New titles in music library may 18, 2012

Biales. Lisa    Just Like Honey    Big Song Music    Blues, Urban Levasseur. Treasa    Broad    Slim Chicken     Blues, Urban Primich, Gary    Lust A Little Bit More...    Old Pal    Blues, Urban Various Artists    The World Is A Monster    Columbia    C&W All Good Funk Allia... Read more

An Interview with KELLY CARLIN

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2012 at 12:00am
Through storytelling, classic video footage, and family memorabilia, Kelly Carlin, the only child of iconoclastic comedian George Carlin, chronicles over 40 years of her life with her famous father. A funny, poignant and honest look at the man who not only redefined 20th ce... Read more

50th Anniversary Screening of King Kong verses Godrilla

Airs at: Mon, 04/16/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato sits down with Dan Halsted, from the Hollywood Theater, and giant monster expert Kyle Yount, from http://kaijucast.com. They talk about a couple of interesting screening that are coming up at the Hollywood Theater. First, Dreadnaught, a Hong Kong action classic fr... Read more

A fitting topic to add is my review of Joy Harjo's Crazy Brave

Joy Harjo has written a jarring account of her early years from an omnipresent point of view that informs us of the whys and from wheres her work originates...A fitting addition to my show with the loose "Crazy" theme. You will want to listen in on April 19th at 6PM Portland... Read more

Between the Covers:Author Maxine Hong Kingston

Airs at: Tue, 03/13/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Between The Covers
 Host Suzanne LaGrande interviews author Maxine Hong Kingston about her latest book, I Love A Broad Margin to My Life, a free-verse memoir.  Ms. Kingston discusses the influence of Thoreau, her own peace activism and and writing as a act of healing.  Ms. Kingston is also th... Read more

Writers on Craft: Maxine Hong Kingston

Airs at: Tue, 03/13/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Writers on Craft
 Suzanne LaGrande interviews Maxine Hong Kingston, author of The Woman Warrior, China Men, The Fifth Book of Peace, and most recently, I Love a Broad Margin to My Life. A teacher, as well as a writer, Ms. Kingston taught creative writing at UC Berkeley since 1981. Recently ... Read more

Ted Katz, author of The Studio Within

Airs at: Tue, 03/13/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Between The Covers
On Between the Covers, Suzanne LaGrande interviews painter, arts educator and author, Ted Katz about The Studio Within, a series of short vignettes that together make up his artist's journey.   Mr. Katz  studied at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and at the Boston ... Read more