Adventures in Artslandia: Susannah Mars Chats with Fuchsia Lin

April 24, 2017

Meet Fuchsia Lin filmmaker and textile artist. Her film Crystals of Transformation is a dance film that promotes water environmentalism and the research of a water scientist, Dr. MasaruEmoto. It’s a part of the Contact Dance Film Festival: Presented by Northwest Film Center and BodyVox Dance.

 

Apr. 27 - 29, 2017
Whitsell Auditorium

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Dahlak Brathwaite

April 17, 2017

Susannah chats with Def Poetry Jam alumnus Dahlak Brathwaite, who will be be performing Spiritrails presented by Boom Arts at Disjecta Contemporary Art CenterApril 21-30th with a family friendly Hip Hop History; on April 30, Ages 7 and up recommended.

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Jared Goodman, Sarah Hart & Katrina Sarson

April 10, 2017

Don't miss this fascinating conversation about food as art.

Meet Katrina Sarson host of Oregon Art Beat who introduced Susannah to Jared Goodman of Morgan St. Theatre and Sarah Hart of Alma Chocolates to talk about their food and their art and the April 13th episode of Oregon Art Beat.

 

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Marc Acito, Amy Englehardt & Rudy Cardenas

April 3, 2017

Ready for something special? Listen here to a demo from Marc Acito and Amy Englehardt's new musical Bastard Jones, sung by Rudy Cardenas (American Idol finalist, season 3) opening at The Cell Theatre in NYC this summer. Help fund it here or get yourself to NYC to see it.

Also, listen to what's up with the amazing Marc Acito since he left Portland to conquer the Big Apple. Yes, he made it to Broadway with George Takei and Allegiance!

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Sarah Lucht, David Sikking, and Marilyn Stacey

March 27, 2017

Find out about Lakewood Theatre's new production, God of Carnage featuring actors Sarah Lucht, David Sikking, and Marilyn Stacey.

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Brenan Dwyer, McKenna Twedt & Alana Byington

March 20, 2017

Brenan Dwyer, McKenna Twedt, and director Alana Byington talk about Playhouse Creatures by by April De Angelis at Coho Productions

Also, get a preview of next week's show with Skinner/Kirk Dance Ensemble's Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk, and Body Vox's Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland.

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Sarah Slipper, Ruth Wikler-Luker

March 14, 2017

Susannah Mars was guest host for Stage and Studio and kicked off Women's History Month with two Portland leaders. She sat down with to Ruth Wikler-Luker curator / producer of Boom Arts & Sarah Slipper, artistic director of NW Dance Project to talk about their upcoming internationally themed shows.

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Asae Dean, Michelle Fuj & Ayanna Berkshire

March 6, 2017

Join Suasannah for her monthly Hotel DeLuxe Tea Party!

Guests include: 
Asae Dean of Salt and Sage,
Michelle Fuji of Unit Souzou, and
Ayanna Berkshire resident actress at
Artists Repertory Theatre.

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Minita Gandhi

February 27, 2017

A HUGE thank-you to KBOO 90.7FM and Dmae Roberts of Stage and Studio who made it possible for me to use a studio there in order that I could have a terrific phone hookup for this interview with Minita Gandhi.

Ms. Gandhi wrote Muthaland which will be presented as a part of Age and Gender Equity in the Art's Unconscious Bias: Achieving Gender Equity Symposium being held March 3-5th at Portland State University.

Don't miss one minute of this incredible symposium. Find more information here.

Watch Using Theatre to Heal From Sexual Assault  here.

Find out what NBC News has to say here.

Do you have an Adventure in Artslandia for Susannah you’d like to chat about? Email Susannah at smars@artslandia.com and tell her your adventure!

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Ryan Meagher, Jake Babb, Tara Johnson-Medinger & Anya Pearson

February 13, 2017

Hope, hope, give me hope! Meet Ryan Meagher and Jake Babb from Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Grasshoppers which takes accomplished musicians and matches them with young composers for a concert featuring compositions by both.

Meet Tara Johnson-Medinger, from Powfest, Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival. They're celebrating their Women in Film and 10 year anniversary March 2-5th at The Hollywood Theatre.

Finally, meet Anya Pearson who will be workshopping and performing her choreopoem, Made to Dance in Burning Buildings at Portland Playhouse.

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