Asian Pacific American

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

Jenna Yokoyama, Pacific Underground

Airs at: Sat, 08/27/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Jenna Yokoyama is a Japanese American. She co-hosts the show Pacific Underground (Facebook, Twitter) on KBOO in Portland, Oregon.   It is heard on the FOURTH Friday of every month at 11:00 a.m.   It is also on podcast via Soundcloudand iTunes.    According to its website, ... Read more

Thirst - Our August Theme

Airs at: Fri, 08/26/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
For the last month of summer, Pacific Underground is presenting 4 different segments around the theme "THIRST": Alan Montecillo talks about thirst for revenge in a piece about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Pamela Santos unpacks the way Asian bodies are racialized,... Read more

Subashini Ganesan + Desdemona Chiang

Airs at: Tue, 08/23/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features dancer Subashini Ganesan, curator of New Expressive Works (N.E.W.), an important space for independent performing artists. We'll hear about an open house this weekend to preview all the classes and artists at the space. And in the latter half of the show we... Read more

Tim Dang and CAATA ConFest

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Tim Dang, one of the most influential Asian American/Pacific Islander theatre leaders in the country. After 23 years,  Dang recently stepped down as artistic director of East West Players in Los Angeles, the longest running professional theatre of color i... Read more

The Beloved Community: Non-violence, Activism, Political Engagement and Peace Building

Airs at: Fri, 08/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  Tune in for the pilot of a new show on KBOO, “The Beloved Community!” In his 1959 Sermon on Gandhi, Dr. King said: “The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community, so that when the battle’s over, a new relationship comes into being between the opp... Read more

Weekly Disruption for Aug 5, 2016

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2016 at 8:00am - 8:15am
Produced for Pacific Underground
Weekly Disruption is back for another round of disrupting the news. This week we disuprt the news about Korryn Gaines and the toxic masculinity behind a killing of Anna Bui; the Khan family continue to disrupts Trump; Hollywood's further whitewashing in animated films; Suic... Read more