Culture/Arts

Radiozine on 10/30/09

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Radiozine
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Fri, 10/30/2009 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Halloween Radiozine

Today we celebrate Halloween Eve with 2 scary shows...First Ed Goldberg interviews Kat Richardson, author of "Vanished," a spooky novel about bad doings in Seattle and London. And later a special from Gremlin Time featuring a story for all the cat lovers out there, "The Cat Man," by Byron Liggett, read by Red Ryder.

 

 

Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel

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Words and Pictures
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Thu, 10/29/2009

Words & Pictures travels to Steamcon, Seattle's steampunk convention, where Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett are debuting their historical magnum opus Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel.

Thanks to Lyn Moelich for her engineering help on this program.

27:55 minutes (11.19 MB)

Lorraine Bahr of Well Arts Institute

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 10/27/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Lorraine Bahr of Well Arts Institute's production of "Voices of Elders" an original play based on stories collected at senior centers in Portland. The shows run November 6-15 in Portland.

 
10:05 minutes (9.23 MB)

Dmae Roberts reads from "Lady Buddha and the Temple of Ma"

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 10/27/2009

Dmae Roberts presents a preview of her memoir-in-progress, Lady Buddha and the Temple of Ma, a multicultural memoir.  She reads an excerpt that answer the question often asked of Mixed Race people: "How did your parents meet?"

13:48 minutes (11.56 MB)

Stage and Studio on 10/27/09

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/27/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

At 11am, Dmae Roberts talks with Lorraine Bahr of Well Arts Institute's production of "Voices of Elders" an original play based on stories collected at senior centers in Portland. 

And at 11:10am Dmae presents a preview of her memoir-in-progress, Lady Buddha and the Temple of Ma, a multicultural memoir.  She reads an excerpt that answer the question often asked of Mixed Race people: "How did your parents meet?" Dmae will be reading/performing another excerpt at Lewis and Clark for their Multicultural Symposium.

Out Loud on 10/27/09

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Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 10/27/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tonight we focus on Siren Nation's queer side, featuring live music from The I's and Lovers.

Carla interviews Natalia Kay, executive director for Siren Nation, and we discuss the queer movies featured during Siren Nation's film festival.

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY October 27th 2009

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Tue, 10/27/2009

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY October 27th 2009

This is Paula with the KBOO Community Calendar for Tuesday, October 27th 2009.

Today at 5 pm is the Dedication and Grand Opening Celebration of Simon and Helen Director Park. Director Park is located between SW Park and SW 9th to the east and west, SW Taylor and SW Yamhill to the south and north. The public is invited to join in the celebration with music and dance.

 

For more information, call 503.823.5592 or visit http://www.portlandparks.org.

 

2:05 minutes (1.91 MB)

Todos Somos Macheteros

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Fri, 10/23/2009

 Our guest Vagabond, screenwriter and director of the award winning film Machetero, joins us.

For more information about the film and Vagabond, check out:

www.machetero-movie.com

www.myspace.com/macheteromovie

58:19 minutes (26.7 MB)

Reviews of "Trucker" and "Amelia," opening today, Oct. 23, 2009.

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Trucker (2008)
Director: James Mottern
With: Michelle Monaghan, Jimmy Bennett, Nathan Fillion, Benjamin Bratt

The “indie” film may be identified by any of several characteristics: low budget; quirky characters; big stars working for peanuts; lame stories.  Very often an indie will exceed its own expectations, and ours.  Occasionally, the performances, or a better-than-average script, will lift the indie flick above the rest.  Little Miss Sunshine, Juno, Memento.  You get the idea.

"The World," tonight at NWFC

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DIRECTOR: JIA ZHANGKE

The Northwest Film Center's "Lens on China" series continues tonight at 7pm with The World, from 2004. It's a totally absorbing, two-hours-plus visual carnival of a movie, set in a Chinese theme park. The film is gorgeous enough to be definitely worth seeing on the big screen. Director Jia Zhangke touches on the alienation of youth in contemporary China, urban-vs-rural societies, entertainment as culture, and lots more. 


At tonight's screening, Wendy Larson, professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon, will introduce the film and facilitate a post-film discussion.

 

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