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Written by on March 28, 2014

The sun is shining, the birds are singing—it’s National Poetry Month!

I stopped reading “The Best American Poetry” and found a book of Asian Pacific American poetry instead—which I understood, which made me laugh, which made me think, which did not offend. Then I started seeking out Asian Pacific American poetry and poets. Slowly, I realized that the problem was not me, the problem was finding poems that fit me.

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Written by on April 28, 2012

Quantic the Sound Explorer

by Brenda Lee Intengan Will Holland is a Colombia-based dj and producer who has released several notable Latin and African-influenced electronic recordings within the past decade under the name Quantic. A discerning selector, he curates the best sounds of different genres – from hip hop to soul music to roots reggae – and incorporates those […]

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Written by on October 5, 2010

A Chat with Steve Gibons of the Gypsy Rhythm Project

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Chicago is the World’s very own Steve Franklin catches up with Chicago’s Gypsy Rhythm Project leader Steve Gibons and talks to him about their music and their experiences performing to various ethnic communities around town.

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Written by on October 1, 2010

Interview with Alex Cuba

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I had a chance to talk with Alex Cuba after his lively set at the Rumba Room in Chicago. Listen in and download an excerpt from his live performance. You can check out some great photos from the show at http://www.zerostudio.net/alexCUBArumba100709/ Interview: Alex Cuba Live Performance at Rumba Room Chicago Special thanks to Amor at […]

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Written by on October 19, 2009