APEX Express

APEX Express – September 15, 2005

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We’ll bring you an update from Seung Hong in New
Orleans* about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on Asian Pacific Islanders
in the Gulf States. Then hear about Lalon Phokir, a legendary mystic from
the Baul sect of traveling minstrels and philosophers from the countryside
of Bengal asApex Express talks with Sudipto Chatterjee, assistant
professor of theater, at the University of California at Berkeley. We’ll
have music from Moushumi Bhowmick, one of Bengal’s most well known folk
musicians, and we’ll hear live music and spoken words from young Asian
American artists that will be performing at Kearney Street Workshop’s
annual arts extravganza, Aparture, the biggest Asian Pacific Islander arts
festival in the Bay area. And, a new launch: www.apexexpress.org
(*includes Audio Clip & Article on New Orleans’ musical heritage). Plus,
go to www.myspace.com/apexexpress for more info on our first-of-the-month
API hip-hop show.