APEX Express – June 28, 2018

APEX Express

A weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community. The show is produced by a collective of media makers, deejays, and activists.

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APEX Express – June 14, 2018- The Story Before

The PowerLeeGirls Miko Lee and Jalena Keane-Lee present “The Story Before” we talk with 3 APA artists at very different places in their careers. We ask them about how they got to present day where they are sharing skills with the next generation, creating innovative theatre, and talking about arts, activism and progressive change. Featuring APA … Continued

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APEX Express – June 7, 2018: South Asian Feminist Men Discuss Books, Cinema and the Environment

Noted author and investigative journalist Pratap Chatterjee discusses his new graphic novel (shout out to co author Khalil Bendib); Kashmiri film maker Danish Renzu talks about his film Half Widow; and environmental journalist Nityanand Jayaraman updates us on the ongoing environmental crisis that has been festering in the small south Indian town of #Thoothukudi that led to 10 peacefully protesting civilians recently being killed … Continued

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APEX Express – May 3, 2018: Kirthi Nath on CAAMFest36, Incarcerated 6×9, Paper Sons

Tonight, we will be in conversation with  Alleluia Panis, Director and Choreographer of Incarcerated 6×9, which runs on May 4-13. Alleluia Panis is a legendary elder and the driving force behind Kularts.Then, we’ll be talking with bay area filmmaker Kirthi Nath about her new feminist documentary, 98 Years and Counting (co-directed with Zel Anders), and … Continued

Preeti Mangala Shekar spotlights the contentious campaign to determine the future of sex education instruction in the Fremont Unified School District. Find out more about the ongoing debate between the #SaveFremontSexEd Collective and the #FremontParents over sex education curricula in Fremont school district.     We also shine a light on a fierce and feminist audio … Continued

Tonight, we talk with renown author and playwright, Jessica Hagedorn, who is mounting a world premiere of “The Gangster of Love”. This interview is done by superfan and local artist, Cece Carpio. We also talk with members of 100 Days Action. Following the 2016 presidential election, this Bay Area artist collective organized cultural responses that … Continued

Tune in to an arts and cinema special and has some wonderful South Asian women’s voices including Micropixie about her new album coming out soon, and Sindu Singh about Bay Area Drama Company‘s new play Kanyaadaan. We also spotlight Ulam: Man Dish, a Filipino food documentary by filmmaker Alexa Cuerdo, premiering at the upcoming San Francisco International Film Festival!

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