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Douglas Choi of PUGS; The Slants go to the Supreme Court

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
  This month we're feeling the effects of living in Trumpland so we're bringing you interviews that inspire us to reach out and speak out for our community. First, producer Tabitha Teo speaks with Portland Underground Grad School (PUGS) founder, Douglas Tsoi. They talk abo... Read more

Lunar New Year with Portland Asians4BlackLives

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
It's Lunar New Year week and Portland Asians4BlackLives are marking the holiday by hosting a series of events for the Asian and Asian-American community. In a time of year that sees families and communities celebrating a time of togetherness, Portland Asians4BlackLives is a... Read more

Brian Covert on the Press and the CIA

Airs at: Wed, 01/18/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Peter and Mickey spend the hour with journalist and media scholar Brian Covert, discussing the too-close relationship between the CIA and U.S. media, as well as other issues, including the Obama Administration "pivot" toward Asia.  Brian Covert is an independent journal... Read more

IGNITE at NEW + Stories From MacLaren

Airs at: Tue, 01/17/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents two original works with dancer/choreographers Oluyinka Akinjiola of Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater and Subashini Ganesanat New Expressive Works (N.E.W.). They're both collaborating on IGNITE on Jan.20--22. And in the second part of the show we hear from play... Read more

Migrations Art Special

Airs at: Tue, 01/03/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents profiles of West African guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale, Bhutanese poet Dilip Sunar with interpreter Suprina Koirala and the Tongan Sewing Circle led by  Kato Kakala Kavapalu and Kolini Fusitua. All were featured in Dmae's special yearlong project Migrat... Read more

Richard Cahan on the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  We discuss the new photo book co-authored by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II Richard Cahan is a journalist who writes about photography, art and history. He worked for the Chicago Sun-Times fro... Read more

Goodbye 2016

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae says goodbye to 2016 with an end-of-year special. In 2016, we presented and produced 52 shows. We'll revisit some of the best moments of Stage & Studio and we say goodbye to our longtime engineer Janet Anderson! (Airs 11am LIVE on Dec. 27th  on KBOO 90.7 FM or always ... Read more

Feminists Watch Holiday Things

Airs at: Fri, 12/23/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
From Jingle Barack to the "Fresh Off the Boat" and Chinese Santa, we take our feminist look at some holiday classics and newer media about Christmas, Hannukah, and holiday themes in general. Wrapping up with the new song actively modeling an anti-violence stance, "Baby It'... Read more

Penpa Tsering on Political Perspectives

Airs at: Wed, 12/14/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and a Sikyong 2016 candidate, Penpa Tsering, has been appointed as the new Representative for the Office of Tibet in Washington, DC.  The Office of Tibet in the United States was established in 1964 to raise the issue of Tibet a... Read more

Vision and Vigilance Candlelight Vigil

    There will be a Candlelight Vision and Vigilance at the Japanese American Historical Plaza​ here in Portland, on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 4 - 5 PM. A stance for solidarity and support against bigotry - and in opposition to the creation of a Muslim registry. It is sponsore... Read more