Archive Apex: Sept 2009

Folks, if you want to hear past shows, just give us a hollar. (KPFA’s stuck with an on-line listening limitation.) To see more past listings go to: Apex Archive Spring Summer 2009. If you want a copy of a program just contact us. Also via phone 510-848-6767×464

September 23, 2009: Eroding of Ethnic Press or Evolution to Non-Profit? The Nichi Bei Times faces closure. The historic Japanese American newspaper early-on chronicled the Redress and Reparations movement and the Community’s struggle to save Japantown. Kenji Taguma, English editor of the NB Times, talks about the first-ever attempt to survive as a nonprofit newspaper and what may be lost if the Times closes.

September 10, 2009: A day before 9-11, comedy of color comes through the gate. Negotiating race & humor: Kabeezy Singh and Sammy Obeid of Ko Comedy on-air. And, strike/walkouts/teach”outs” hit UC campuses across the state. Students talk about what’s at stake and their fight to save Asian Language classes. Calendar Highlight: Joyti Mandir’s Odissi Dance performance.

Apex Express – September 10, 2009 at 7:00pm

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September 3, 2009: Jazz giant John Coltrane and the music of India. Percussionist Anthony Brown’s pan-Asian, African American Orchestra talks of Coltrane’s music that encompassed the jazz tradition but explored the sound of India in the 1960’s. The Orchestra performs a birthday tribute to Trane and the Africa-India Connection at Yoshi’s SF.

Apex Express – September 3, 2009 at 7:00pm

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