Asian Pacific American

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FLASHPOINTS with Dennis Bernstein

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Will the South Korean parliament vote to impeach their president: we'll have a special update with Flashpoints regional correspondent Kay Jay Noh: then we spend the rest of the hour hearing some free speech from activist Medea Benjamin. Read more

The Aftermath . . .

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Scot Nakagawa of Race Files

Airs at: Fri, 11/25/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Where do we go from here? This is a question we've been asking ourselves a lot since the results of the presidential election were announced. To help give us some understanding about how we move forward in fighting oppression, we spoke with anti-fascist activist Scot Nakaga... Read more

2 Chinese-American Vets

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
For Veteran's Day, Dmae presents two stories of Chinese-American vets from different American wars. First up she talks with Eddie Fung, a WWII vet who was forced to work hard labor in  Japanese POW camp and helped to build the famed "Bridge on the River Kwai." We'll hear ab... Read more

Fitting-in (rebroadcast)

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
This month we're bringing you something from our archives, from all the way back in February 2016. In this month’s episode of Pacific Underground, we address the topic of fitting-in. We interview Albert Nguyen about his experience of growing up in Minnesota and being an art... Read more

Kristina Wong Blends Comedy and Activism in The Wong Street Journal

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
  The Guardian describes Kristina Wong: "A third generation Chinese American originally from San Francisco, Wong...doesn’t just defy Asian stereotypes – she destroys them. Like Hari Kondabolu, Margaret Cho and Russell Peters, Wong’s irreverent critique of mainstream cultu... Read more

Boom Arts New Season

Airs at: Tue, 10/04/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host James Dixon talks with Ruth Wikler-Luker, founder and curator of Boom Arts  dedicated to presenting provacative international and contemporary plays and Mike Crenshaw, Cultural Activist. We'll hear about Boom Arts new season which begins with THE WONG STREET JOURNAL. D... Read more

Fall 1-hour Special

Airs at: Tue, 09/20/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents a fall membership drive one-hour edition of Stage & Studio. First up we feature with Alexis Tidwell (Crystal), Johari Nandi Mackey (Chiffon) and Ebony Blake (Ronnette) who make up the dynamic trio chorus in Little Shop of Horrors  at Portland Center Stage.  We... Read more

The Fortunes + Everfair

Airs at: Tue, 09/13/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with two authors beginning their book tours for KBOO's membership drive show. First up, we'll hear a short preview from Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new book combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Eve... Read more

Preference: queer arts and history

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
.   From September 10 through September 18, Theater Diaspora will be presenting staged readings of A Language of Their Own, at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. We'll be joined in the studio by the cast and director of the play, written by Chay Yew (pictured here, to ... Read more