2017 by Althea Bennett & Amber Torres

episode 70: culture and comfort

Episode Image by Jenn Marrero

Theme song

HoodGrown by David-James

@davedashjames_

https://soundcloud.com/davedashjames

Transition music

Nathan Peters

@mztrwlsn @mrwilsonbeats

https://soundcloud.com/mrwilsonbeats


TAG THE ARTIST:

Jenn Marrero

Twitter @jennmarrero

ko-fi.com/jennmarrero

http://jenn-marrero.com/


FOR US BY US:

Asian American Resource Workshop

https://www.aarw.org/arts-and-culture

http://www.baaff.org/


WORD ON THE STREET:

BPS

Boston Public Schools Face $5 Million Lawsuit From Former Student Shot By Dean

https://www.wgbh.org/news/education/2019/04/11/boston-public-schools-face-5-million-lawsuit-from-former-student-shot-by-dean

Boston Public Schools Names New Superintendent

https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/Boston-Public-Schools-Name-Superintendent-Brenda-Cassellius-509349071.html

Incoming Boston schools superintendent left ‘unconstitutional mess’ in Minnesota, advocate says

https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/05/02/incoming-bps-superintendent-left-unconstitutional-mess-in-minnesota-advocate-says/

MASS

Judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant escape an ICE officer

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/25/us/massachusetts-judge-indicted/index.html

Mass. Woman Trespassing on Tracks Killed By Train

https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/Mass-Woman-Trespassing-on-Tracks-Killed-By-Train-509482881.html

Aht

A man has been arrested after $16,000 sculpture was taken from NYC gallery in broad daylight

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/27/us/sculpture-theft-nyc/index.html

A Day in the Life: Curator and Social Media Star Kimberly Drew Buys a Tom Sachs Chair and Noshes on Pizza During Frieze New York

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/kimberly-drew-frieze-new-york-1535797

What to See at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, From Sculptures Made of Acrylic Nails to a Lush Painting of Adam and Eve

https://news.artnet.com/market/highlights-from-1-54-contemporary-african-art-fair-2019-1536109


KING PINS:

Ruth Asawa

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-doodle-celebrates-japanese-american-artist-ruth-asawa/

https://www.ruthasawa.com/

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/american-postwar-abstraction/v/from-wire-to-weightlessness-ruth-asawa-untitled

http://www.artnet.com/artists/ruth-asawa/


UNSUNG HEROES/history moves:

An Wang

https://www.bochcenter.org/discover/our-theatres/wang-theatre/theatre-history

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_Miracle

https://www.nytimes.com/1990/03/25/obituaries/an-wang-70-is-dead-of-cancer-inventor-and-maker-of-computers.html

https://www.i-programmer.info/history/people/550-an-wang-wang-laboratories.html


GOOD LOOKS (interview):

Adobo-Fish-Sauce

https://adobofishsauce.com/


REALTALK:

Virgil Abloh Responds to Claims Off-White Is Too White

https://theglowup.theroot.com/virgil-abloh-responds-to-claims-off-white-is-too-white-1834526251

Virgil Abloh Responds to Criticisms About Lack of Diversity at Off-White

https://footwearnews.com/2019/business/retail/virgil-abloh-diversity-off-white-team-1202777159/

Friends & Fans Come to Virgil Abloh’s Defense Over OFF-WHITE’s Apparent Lack of Diversity

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/virgil-abloh-off-white-diversity/


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