APEX Express

APEX Express – DJ Baagi and Music of Resistance

Tonight DJ Baagi joins us to spin music of resistance and solidarity from the Asian Diaspora worldwide, with a slight focus on South Asian musicians.

We have sounds of the Asian underground and anti-racist solidarity between Asian and Afro Caribbeans in the U.K., our friend Kiwi Illafonte with Native Guns, radical immigrant stories from Ruby Ibarra, music from the African diaspora in the Sri Lanka… and more.

Community Calendar

  • If you hadn’t heard, San Francisco has made city college FREE to residents. On Friday, April 21 from 9 to noon, CCSF hosts an open house where you can learn how to apply for admissions. 
  • And on Sunday, from 11 to 5, Angela Angel hosts an eight-week folk and herbal remedy series at Ancestral Apothocary.  Classes include working on our physical and energetic body systems with: Philippine Herbal Medicine, Medicinal Foods and Healthy Traditional Cooking, Ancestral Healing, and Massage and Chiropractic Care.
  • We all know and love Bay Area Solidarity Summer, a a political action camp for budding South Asian activists. On Saturday, April 29 at El Rio, there’s a fundraiser for BASS featuring Doctors and Engineers, a Los Angeles based South Asian garage punk band; Kohinoorgasm, an experimental pop music project; Faluda Islam, an artist of mixed Pakistani and Lebanese descent who uses drag to speak through issues of religion, sexuality and identity.  

• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Thank you to Stella Nonna Restaurant in Berkeley, and Renaissance Specialty Cakes from Oakland, for their "Delicious" support during our Fund Drive.      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      

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