Asian Pacific American

Goodbye 2016

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae says goodbye to 2016 with an end-of-year special. In 2016, we presented and produced 52 shows. We'll revisit some of the best moments of Stage & Studio and we say goodbye to our longtime engineer Janet Anderson! (Airs 11am LIVE on Dec. 27th  on KBOO 90.7 FM or always ... Read more

Feminists Watch Holiday Things

Airs at: Fri, 12/23/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
From Jingle Barack to the "Fresh Off the Boat" and Chinese Santa, we take our feminist look at some holiday classics and newer media about Christmas, Hannukah, and holiday themes in general. Wrapping up with the new song actively modeling an anti-violence stance, "Baby It'... Read more

Penpa Tsering on Political Perspectives

Airs at: Wed, 12/14/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and a Sikyong 2016 candidate, Penpa Tsering, has been appointed as the new Representative for the Office of Tibet in Washington, DC.  The Office of Tibet in the United States was established in 1964 to raise the issue of Tibet a... Read more

Vision and Vigilance Candlelight Vigil

    There will be a Candlelight Vision and Vigilance at the Japanese American Historical Plaza​ here in Portland, on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 4 - 5 PM. A stance for solidarity and support against bigotry - and in opposition to the creation of a Muslim registry. It is sponsore... Read more

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
The Aftermath . . . Read more

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