Interviews

POST 5 THEATRE

 Rusty Tennant joins us to talk about post 5 Theatre’s current and upcoming productions here in Portland!

HEATHERS @TRIANGLE PRODUCTIONS

Matt interviews some of the cast & the producer from Heathers the musical, which has it’s Northwest Premiere!

The show runs every Thursday-Saturday from March 10th-April 3rd Evening performances start at 7:30


More at: www.trianglepro.org


BETH AND JENNIFER FROM WOLFSONG LAW

Jennifer and Beth Wolfsong opened their firm, Wolfsong Law PC, in 2013. Beth Wolfsong primarily focuses her practice on estate planning, adoptions, and donor & surrogacy agreements. We were fortunate to have them in studio to talk about all of the above.


 

AMANDA FROM LIVING ROOM LGBTQ YOUTH

Interview with Amanda from The Living Room. Their vision is to provide a safe, healthy, empowering space where GLBTQQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) youth (ages 14-20) and allies can connect with one another and resources in our community. Living Room is at 11097 SE 21st Ave
Milwaukie, Oregon (503) 901-5971 Or just visit their FB page


JESSICA ELKAN & NEW AVENUES FOR YOUTH

Development Director Jessica Elkan visits with us about New Avenues and SMYRC (Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center).


 REX BURKHOLDER & OUTDOOR SCHOOL

Outdoor school teaches children about the natural sciences so they can use that information as adults to become knowledgeable citizens and voters. If a child can understand the natural process, then he or she can understand those factors that affect the natural process. Outdoor School teaches the natural process … how nature works!


LOGAN LYNN & KEEP OREGON WELL

We visit with Pop Star & Trillium Behavorial Health Executive Logan Lynn about Trillium’s ‘Keep Oregon Well’ campaign!


MICHAEL HOWARD MAYHEW & OPEN ENROLLMENT

Michael is Oregon Health Insurance Outreach Coordinator at Cascade Aids Project & we talk about how important (and now legally required) it is to have health insurance!


 MICHAEL SORENSEN

Michael Sorensen visits with Bolivia about how we can all help homeless people in the Portland area this Winter. 


 KEVIN ALLISON


kevinMitchell and Bobby got to visit with Kevin Allison. Allison is a comedian and actor perhaps best known as a writing and performing member of The State on MTV.  Allison created and hosts the uncensored weekly audio podcast RISK!, a storytelling show “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share.” RISK! is also a monthly live show in New York City and Los Angeles. 
Allison came out as gay to the national media at 24 when The State began airing in 1994.


 2015 SPIRIT OF PRIDE AWARD – MIA MACY

In 2011, Mia, a transgender woman, filed a discrimination suit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Her claim was accepted by the EEOC, a landmark decision from the agency, and eventually decided in her favor by the Department of Justice.


 SAGE Metro portland 

Glen and Mya from SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) stop by to talk about their involvement in Pride 2015!


 PORTLAND MONTHLY – Pride event – “FLARE”

Carrie and Thomas chat about Portland Monthly’s HUGE Pride Kick Off Party “Flare” featuring DJ Spinderella, firethrowers, glowing geodesic domes and much more! This is a not to be missed event!


GAYLABARATION 

Corey Kaster tells us all about the annual Pride dance party benefiting Pride Northwest. This is their 5th year!


 

AARP

AARP is a co-presenter at the screening of “PRIDE” at Hollywood Theatre on June 10.


JILL FROM INUS 

INUS Group helps businesses grow and assists people in reaching their goals. We are a coaching and business consulting firm based in the Northwest, providing businesses, teams, leaders and managers at all levels with the tools to optimize their performance; which helps make their business and their life a success.


 

 

STEPHEN MARC BEAUDOIN

Gary interviews Stephen, who is  Executive Director of PHAME & also running for Position 7 Director at Multnomah Education Service District.


 

UNTANGLING THE KNOT

Ooligan Press is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Untangling the Knot: Queer Voices on Marriage, Relationships & Identity, a nonfiction anthology edited by Carter Sickels and featuring powerful, outspoken contributors such as Ariel Gore, Jeanne Cordova, Emanuel Xavier, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, and Judith Barrington. Untangling the Knot is composed of twenty-five original personal essays that form a cohesive and thought-provoking narrative about the limitations of America’s current, marriage-centric dialogue on LGBTQ equality and acceptance. Rhiannon visits with Dory & Meghan from Oologan Press about this new release.


 VISUAL ARTIST SERIES: SCOTT ERWERT

Thomas interviews Portland Artist Scott Erwert. This Bay Area transplant is becoming quite popular on the PDX art scene.


 POST 5 THEATRE – GENDER TREE

Gender tree is a world premier for Post5. This new play explores how gender transforms as society evolves through time. Starting “at the beginning”,  two actors move through history, their identities changing seamlessly as well as their relationships. This piece is a provocative reflection on culture and the construct of gender. Rhiannon visits with the writer, director and cast! 

WORLD AIDS DAY

Samuel talks with David Rutiezer about his upcoming literary event happening December 1st, in conjunction with World AIDS Day.


ROCKY HORROR

Live On Stage presents the Rocky Horror Show, in Portland! In this podcast Rhiannon visits with a couple of fascinating cast members from the show, and captures some real fun & crazy moments!


 THE LAST DAYS

Rhiannon Flowers got to catch up with some of the cast and the director of The Last Days, a play that takes place in a cabin while the zombie apocalypse threatens the world around them! This play is full of mysterious, psychological, and fun happenings, right in time to celebrate Halloween! It will be running October 3rd through October 26th, 7:30pm Post 5 Theatre Milepost 5.


 Premiere PDX

Rhiannon visits with Bruce Ross, founder of Portland’s LGBTQ digital magazine “Premiere PDX”


 TICK, TICK…BOOM!

An aspiring composer questions his life choices on the eve of his thirtieth birthday in Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical. Rhiannon is joined by the three performers of this show happening at Triangle Productions here in Portland. For tickets & show times go to Triangle Productions website. 


 PANSY! One Man Solo Play

Shadows stir in modern day San Francisco when Michael discovers a time capsule in his basement. As Michael looks through VHS tapes, audio cassettes and wrinkled party fliers, parallels begin to emerge between his life and that of 90’s gay club kid Peter Pansy.


 MISSISSIPPI STREET FAIR 

Stephanie Ryan visited our studios and got us all caught up on what to expect at this 13th annual summer time party on Mississippi Ave. The Mississippi Street Fair boasts six stages and 40+ bands. Featuring: Holiday Friends, Atomic Arts Theater, Ural Thomas& The Pain, Tiburones, Mattachine Social, Portland Peace Choir, Ghost Ease, Genders, Sneakin Out, Jeremiah Clark, The We Shared Milk, and more.  Food, drink,  arts & crafts.


 PHOENIX BODY WORKS

Phoenix Greenman in the WPR studio talking about his new show on wellness/alternative wellness coming soon!


PRIDE PROFESSIONAL ALLIANCE

Thomas chats with Randy and Arthur about Pride Professional Alliance. The Pride Professional Alliance (PPA) promotes and encourages professional enterprises and development within the community that actively supports individual success, diverse families and community involvement through partnerships and educational programs.


PORTLAND GAY MEN’S CHORUS

Thomas introduces Josh McAtee & Bob Mensel from Portland Gay Men’s Chorus. Josh then interviews Bob about his 20+ years as Artistic Director of PGMC. We also hear about the upcoming performance of Cole Porter’s “Night & Day”.


MEALS ON WHEELS

Mike Sullivan talks with Melinda Tashnick, from Meals on Wheels. Meals on Wheels are available to anyone age 60 or older, regardless of income.


AUTHOR TINA GILBERTSON

Author Tina Gilbertson recently joined us to talk about her new book “Constructive Wallowing” Society tells us to put on a happy face whenever we feel blue. The result is, we end up ignoring what’s true — and avoiding our actual experience. Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings By Letting Yourself Have Them (Viva Editions, 2014) describes the counter intuitive, but powerful truth about how difficult feelings can lead to greater happiness.