Tune in to APA Compass this Friday, May 3, 2013 at 9 AM. We feature * An APA Call to Action from Grant High School student Sara Onitsuka on proposed cuts to next year's Japanese program * Comedian Jenny Yang, co-founder of the first-ever, all female, Asian American standup comedy tour, "Dis/orient/ed Comedy" * Award-winning children's author, Salina Yoon, who explains why her work is the antithesis of electronic books
When an individual is released from prison or jail, they are free. But are they really? Tonight, Out Loud focuses on a topic that is close to home for our queer family. Recently, Natalie Marie, an Out Loud host and producer, was dismissed from the Q Center, after failing a state-mandated criminal background check. Natalie was the "Volunteer of the Year” in 2012 for the Q Center.
Guest host Sara Sneath speaks with Village Building Convergence Coordinator Cyd Manro about the history of the annual 10-day crowdsourcing event and this year's projects. Manro is the president of City Repair's board of directors and a founding member of Community Rights PDX. Tell us your experience with VBC by calling 503-231-8187 during the broadcast or emailing us at positivelyrevolting at gmail dot com.
Rose Bent, "a stand-out all-female hip-hop crew, joined forces in 2010 with a mission to represent the silenced voices of women in hip-hop. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, The City of Roses, Rose Bent is comprised of two aspiring musicians: Kheoshi & Jacque. Few of the select ladies in a genre some call dead, Rose Bent takes hip-hop for a thrilling and inspiring ride to the future."
They will talk about their passion for Hip Hop, their art and will rap Live!
In Portland, a tiny band of cartoonists believed there should be a platform for artists to connect with their communities; a concept not addressed at the traditional conventions. 10 years ago, the first Stumptown Comics Fest broke the mold and placed Portland at the heart of the burgeoning comics scene.
Join guest host, Paula Small, as she welcomes Aaron Duran, Communications Chair of Stumptown Comics, the arts non-profit responsible for Stumptown Comics Fest. They will discuss the 10-year anniversary of the upcoming Comics Fest, as well as Stumptown Comics mission to increase arts education and reach communities through comics.
Live broadcast of the forum held at Portland State University on the Portland Women's Movement of the 1970s to the present day - from activism to institutions.
The Portland women’s movement of the 70s began with protests and consciousness raising but quickly expanded to include projects and services: bookstores, abortion information and referral, a rape hotline, women’s studies at PSU, a feminist school, a building, a health clinic and more.