this was quite sudden. this was an impromptu tribute to michael jackson, who transcended on this day... it is extremely difficult for me to say that. EXTREMELY difficult. people who listen to the show know how much i love michael, and how he has become somewhat as integral to the show as STEVIE WONDER. and i thank everyone for the calls, messages and flowers at this time.
I spoke with three dancers at the Portland Project at Performance Works Northwest, an umbrella organization for some of the most skillfull dancers in Portland. Linda Austin started this venue ten years ago. She's joined on today's Stage and Studio with Anne Furfey and Terry Mathern to talk about this weekend's collaborative dance show.
On Stage and Studio, Host Dmae Roberts talks with dancers Linda Austin, Anne Furfey and Terry Mathern about their upcoming weekend show The Portland Project at Performance Works Northwest. Learn more about Portland's dance scene and about how important small venues are for experimentations and evolving the dance artform.
Portland artist Arnold Pander has teamed up with Brother Jacob to create projects as diverse as nightclub murals and erotic short films shot in infrared. The Pander Brothers' latest releases are the independent film Selfless, an identity theft-themed thriller with an existential twist, as well as the self-published graphic novel Tasty Bullet, about an energy drink with strangely alluring properties.
Stage and Studio production Intern Tali Singer produced this collage about four youth ages 13-15 from the NW Children's Theatre School talking about what it means for them to be in character. Host Dmae Roberts introduces the piece.
Dmae Roberts talks with award-winning visual artist and scenic designer, Tim Stapleton, about his new show,"Leaning on the Everlasting Arms." He is joined by director Eugenia Woods and we hear about his experiences returning to Appalachia after 30 years and how he came to create this play as well as the photographic exhibit.