Asian Pacific American

News and Public Affairs Day

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 7:00am - 8:00pm
An all-day special featuring talks and interviews with leading scholars and activists - help support KBOO public affairs during our fall membership drive - call 877-500-5266! The day begins with the award-winning program Democracy Now at 7 am At 8, we feature Pulitzer-Priz... Read more

Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire

Airs at: Thu, 08/22/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Michelle Peñaloza’s ambitious and remarkable debut searches for a place to anchor in spite of a rancorous world where we might have “began as crumbs ferried in the beak of waxwings.” These poems read mythic yet contemporary in their burst of bloom-song and bright blood stro... Read more

Obon celebration

Airs at: Fri, 08/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Join Producers Tabitha and Sara as we are joined by guest Jenna Yokoyama to talk about Obon, a holiday that has been celebrated in Japan for hundreds of years and celebrated in America since the first Japanese immigrants arrived. What does it mean to the Japanese-American c... Read more

HAPI AAPI Artist Panel

Airs at: Fri, 08/02/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Producer Matt Lim attends the HAPI (Hapa, Asian, and Pacific Islanders of Portland) AAPI Artist Panel and listens to some of Portland’s most talented API artists talk about their work. Dmae Roberts (writer, theater, filmmaker, radio producer), Emma Rust (comic artist, youth... Read more

The Grave on the Wall

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "In this memoir, Brandon Shimoda, an American poet of Japanese descent, tells the story of his family, starting with his grandfather, who was transformed into an 'enemy alien' by World War II; and in doing so, tells a universal story of the horrors of war both physical a... Read more

They Called Us Enemy

Airs at: Thu, 07/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Jenna Yokoyama spoke with two members of the team behind the They Called Us Enemy (Top Shelf, 2019), a graphic novel that tells the biographical story of George Takei's experience with Japanese American concentration camps. Featured are graphic artist Harmony Becker... Read more

The Journey of Lady Buddha

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents  a half-hour version of The Journey of Lady Buddha. The full-length piece originally produced in 1999 is a an hour-long personal and historical exploration of cultural conflicts in spirituality and the search for the Asian goddess of compassion and mercy, K... Read more

AAPI in Public Service / Radiozine

Airs at: Fri, 07/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
On today's Pacific Underground, producer Matt Lim speaks with Jeff Selby about AAPI in public service, and on KBOO show Radiozine, Professor Karina Moreno informs producer Jenna Yokoyama of a few ways concerned individuals can do something about the inhumane treatment of mi... Read more

CoHo Summerfest 2019

Airs at: Tue, 07/02/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Philip Cuomo, artistic director of CoHo Productions which brings another season of CoHo Summerfest running through July 21st. He's joined by interdisciplinary artist Catherine Egan and actor/performing artist Soomi Kim. (Aired 11am 7/2/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM... Read more

Five Years . . .

Airs at: Fri, 06/28/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
    Celebrating Five Years of The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" -Radio Show - with Diablo -Dirty Diablo on KBOO Community Radio! Just playing some of my favorite Music and focusing on all the things I just love! Wrapping up 5 years of doing this show and a whole month of Pedal... Read more