Legacies of War, an exhibit that brings attention to the continuing consequences of the U.S. secret war in Laos from 1964 to 1973, opened in Boston this past week. It includes survivors’ illustrations, interviews from refugee camps, archival and contemporary photographs, and a documentary film, Bombies (a review of the film is forthcoming). Far more than a historical commemoration, the exhibit is an appeal to humanity and morality that technological militarism and imperial policy be accountable for the continuing slaughter of innocents.
This is the second of two Azine interviews with two of the great contemporary Hawaiian Slack Key Masters. The first was with Keoki Kahumoku. This interview is with Sonny Lim, who, like Keoki, comes from a rich family tradition of Hawaiian musicians and was one of the featured artists on Slack Key, Volume 2, which won the first Grammy awarded for Hawaiian music.
On March 11, in honor of International Women's Day, INCITE! Boston Women of Color Against Violence held a film screening and fundraiser for GABRIELA, a mass-based women's organization in the Philippines. A packed audience of over 70 viewed a documentary on GABRIELA's activities, called "Fight Without Fear!," produced by local organizer Darlene Lombos.
compadre, if i injected my flesh with silicon did hundreds of situps a day wore lacey push up bras got surgery to correct my Asian single-eyelid wore subtle lipstick, concealer, and gloss made my gaze bruised with shadow and mascara wore dainty stilleto heels and flippy skirts got some hips would you buy me then?
hermano, does market follow demand, or demand follow market? i want to be the white girls of your wet dreams with million-dollar
Note from author: i am a long-time reader of your fabulous zine. recently i was asked to write a chapter on an upcoming book on global youth cultures. i took the oppurtunity to reflect on the last 7 years of doing cultural work and really look at youth & cultural movements in historical context. the following is the first third of the chapter and the rest can be read on my blog site.