NOV. 12 SAVE KOGAWA HOUSE special concert
is Canada's only nationally distributed magazine covering Asian
Canadian arts and culture. Editor Jessica Gin Jade and Publisher
Jim Wong-Chu were interviewed on CBC Radio's Sounds Like Canada by
Sheila Rogers on Thursday Morning.
Jenny Uechi, writer and managing editor attended the November 12th
Celebration and Awareness concert for Save Kogawa House. Jenny
“Naomi's Road” a huge success at Vancouver Public Library!
Jenny Uechi, November-13 2005
November 12, 2005
Renowned artists and community spokespeople gathered in the Alice
MacKay Room of the Vancouver Public Library on Saturday, November 12 to
express their support to save the Joy Kogawa home from demolition. The
free public concert was organized by Todd Wong, founder of the annual
Gung Haggis Fat Choy and writer Ann Marie-Metten, the Vancouver
coordinator of the Save Kogawa House committee.
Raymond Chow, Harry Aoki, Alison Nishihara, Andrea Nann, and the
Vancouver Opera cast of “Naomi’s Road” gave moving performances to
audiences who gathered to rally their support against the demolition of
Joy Kogawa’s childhood home, which appears in her awardwinning novel
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