June 20th on APEX Express, we feature guest host Marky Enriquez.
Marky is a west coast DJ and Music Curator for Undiscovered SF, a creative night market. Most recently, he was in a theatrical production, MUMU, at Bindlestiff Studio, which featured 1970s Filipino music.
He’ll be talking with Joel Quizon. Best known for his filmmaking, Joel is a collector, curator and archivist of Pilipino music. He’ll help us dive into the world of OPM, or Original Pilipino Music.
Community Calendar Items
UNDISCOVERED SF, a creative night market is premiering on Saturday, July 21st in SOMA Pilipinas Cultural Heritage District. Check out undiscoveredsf.com for more information.
This Saturday at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Eastwind Books will be hosting a talk with Oakland-grown, Michelin-starred Chef James Syhabout about his Isan Thai and Lao roots, and the inspiration for his hugely popular Hawker Fare restaurant.
The PowerLeeGirls Miko Lee and Jalena Keane-Lee present “The Story Before” we talk with 3 APA artists at very different places in their careers. We ask them about how they got to present day where they are sharing skills with the next generation, creating innovative theatre, and talking about arts, activism and progressive change. Featuring APA artists: educator/filmmaker Bhwain Suchak, playwright and professor David Henry Hwang and filmmaker Alex Chu.
To end out the month of May PowerLeeGirls Miko Lee and Jalena Keane-Lee speak with storytellers who are making waves. We speak with An Excess Male Author Maggie Shen King. And hear from two of the culinary activists behind the Rooted Recipes Project. We talk with Heather White whose poignant documentary Complicit focuses on migrant electronic factory workers in China.
Thursday, May 3 on APEX Express, we’ll be in conversation with Alleluia Panis, Director and Choreographer of Incarcerated 6×9, which runs on May 4-13 at Bindlestiff Studio. Alleluia Panis is a legendary elder and the driving force behind Kularts.
Then, we’ll be talking with bay area filmmaker Kirthi Nath about her new feminist documentary, 98 Years and Counting (co-directed with Zel Anders), and will screen at the upcoming CAAMFest36.
Also, we’ll be in conversation with local author, Dickson Lam, about his new memoir, Paper Sons, winner of the Autumn House Nonfiction Award. Tune in and catch up with your host: Tara Dorabji. APEX Express, brings you an Asian and Asian American view from the bay and around the world and airs every Thursday night at 7 pm (pacific) on KPFA. Tune in at 94.1 FM in the Bay or streaming at www.kpfa.org
We spotlight the contentious campaign to determine the future of sex education instruction in the Fremont Unified School District. Find out what the ongoing debate between the #SaveFremontSexEd Collective and the #FremontParents over sex education curricula in Fremont school district is all about. We also shine a light on a fierce and feminist audio story project by ARROW, a Malaysia-based feminist research organization, on the power of storytelling to change hearts and minds about women’s reproductive rights and health.