APEX Express

APEX Express – September 1, 2005

It’s the first Thurs of the month and time for API
hip-hop on air hosted by Kiwi and Maya with the APEX Hot Seven at 7 along
with hot topix. On August 4th, 1977, after nine years of fierce
resistance, the tenants of the International Hotel, mostly Filipino and
Chinese elders, were brutally evicted to make way for a parking lot that
was never built. 28 years later, the community celebrates the grand
opening of the NEW International Hotel Manilatown Center. Rex DeGuia from
the Manilatown Heritage Foundation will talk about the significance of
this event to the API community. Erin Dawn Pasaporte and Glen Andag of
SAVE (Student Action for Veteran’s Equity) will talk about the Filipino
WWII Veteran’s Struggle as it stands now and how the community can get
involved. And, featured artist:New York-based Hip Hop duo KONTRAST. Plus
community calendar, and more…And look out for the Sept 8th Apex Outha
Box: a co-present with Locus at their space in SF…

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