Special re-registration/ Special detainment? Sounds and true stories from Nov. 19th’s rally to halt registration and endangerment of civil liberties for immigrants, Muslim Americans, South Asians, and North Koreans held at INS in SF. Also, learn about Asian American prisoner Mike Ngo’s struggle to end segregation in prison. Plus, a Native American History Month Special: … Continued
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Stories from the Cherokee and Pacific Rim peoples are featured in the performance Ghost Festival III: Fire in Heaven. We’ll talk with award-winning story-tellers Brenda Wong Aoki and Gayle Ross – a descendent of John Ross, leader of the Cherokees during their forced removal along the Trail of Tears. The performance at Yerba Buena Center … Continued
Apex talks with Oliver Chin about his book The Tao of Yao about basketball star Yao Ming, and about his 11/22 appearance at Eastwind Books in Berkeley. San Francisco Taiko Dojo is the leading US-based Japanese folk drum group. Find out about their November performance as well as their guest drummers including American Indian activist … Continued
Not Hollywood but Bollywood. The city of Bombay is the most prolific producer of movies in the world. Find out about this genre as its impact grows globally. Apex talks with 3rd I, a SF nonprofit that presents their International South Asian Film Festival in the first week of November. Visit the Festival Website Plus, … Continued
How the recent shooting death of a young Laotian woman has affected the Laotian community in Richmond; Award-winning author Maxine Hong Kingston on the Power of Non-Violence; Members of Korean Americans United for Peace talk about the recent suicide of a Korean farmer at the WTO meeting.
Maxine Hong Kingston talks about a Vietnam Veterans writing group and her new book, The 5th Book of Peace. An inside look at Korea: Find out about Korean sentiments in an increasingly tense situation with the US and what caused the WTO suicide of the Korean farmer. Plus music, calendar, and more!
What book combines memories of a childhood in the Philippines, a re-rendering of the filming of Acopolypse Now, and a remarkable cast of characters? This new book by Fil-Am writer Jessica Hagedorn is the focus of an interview with Apex’s Rainjita Geelser. And as part of KPFA’s fund-raiser, Jessica’s book will be available with a … Continued