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Obon celebration

Airs at: Fri, 08/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Join Producers Tabitha and Sara as we are joined by guest Jenna Yokoyama to talk about Obon, a holiday that has been celebrated in Japan for hundreds of years and celebrated in America since the first Japanese immigrants arrived. What does it mean to the Japanese-American c... Read more

HAPI AAPI Artist Panel

Airs at: Fri, 08/02/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Producer Matt Lim attends the HAPI (Hapa, Asian, and Pacific Islanders of Portland) AAPI Artist Panel and listens to some of Portland’s most talented API artists talk about their work. Dmae Roberts (writer, theater, filmmaker, radio producer), Emma Rust (comic artist, youth... Read more

The Grave on the Wall

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "In this memoir, Brandon Shimoda, an American poet of Japanese descent, tells the story of his family, starting with his grandfather, who was transformed into an 'enemy alien' by World War II; and in doing so, tells a universal story of the horrors of war both physical a... Read more

They Called Us Enemy

Airs at: Thu, 07/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Jenna Yokoyama spoke with two members of the team behind the They Called Us Enemy (Top Shelf, 2019), a graphic novel that tells the biographical story of George Takei's experience with Japanese American concentration camps. Featured are graphic artist Harmony Becker... Read more

The Journey of Lady Buddha

Airs at: Tue, 07/21/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents a half-hour version of The Journey of Lady Buddha. The full-length docu-play originally produced in 1999 is a an hour-long personal and historical exploration of cultural conflicts in spirituality and the search for the Asian goddess of compassion and mercy... Read more

AAPI in Public Service / Radiozine

Airs at: Fri, 07/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
On today's Pacific Underground, producer Matt Lim speaks with Jeff Selby about AAPI in public service, and on KBOO show Radiozine, Professor Karina Moreno informs producer Jenna Yokoyama of a few ways concerned individuals can do something about the inhumane treatment of mi... Read more

CoHo Summerfest 2019

Airs at: Tue, 07/02/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Philip Cuomo, artistic director of CoHo Productions which brings another season of CoHo Summerfest running through July 21st. He's joined by interdisciplinary artist Catherine Egan and actor/performing artist Soomi Kim. (Aired 11am 7/2/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM... Read more

Five Years . . .

Airs at: Fri, 06/28/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
    Celebrating Five Years of The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" -Radio Show - with Diablo -Dirty Diablo on KBOO Community Radio! Just playing some of my favorite Music and focusing on all the things I just love! Wrapping up 5 years of doing this show and a whole month of Pedal... Read more

Detention in Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
On this episode of Pacific Underground, Producer Sara is joined by fellow Japanese-Americans Jenna Yokoyama and Chisao Hata for an intergenerational discussion on the recent decision from the Trump Administration to incarcerate migrant children at the Fort Sill base in Okla... Read more

Monsters I Have Been

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
“Kenji Liu’s Monsters I Have Been writhes knotty tentacles through textual boneyards," raves Douglas Kearny, "disturbing screenplays, theoretical works, and literatures in their coffined-off sleeps... Sharp, protean, dexterous, and discontent―Liu’s collection shows where th... Read more