Artists from the “Jingletown” neighborhood in Oakland are currently showcasing their experience of working and living in an artists’ neighborhood. In the first half-hour, we’ll talk about the history behind this colorful name and speak with some of the artists who find beauty in unexpected places. In the second half-hour, we speak with San Francisco native Arthur Dong about his new documentary, “Hollywood Chinese” which explores the manifold roles of the Chinese in American cinema.
Russ Osterweil, photographer with the Jingletown Arts and Business Community (first half-hour)
Jill McLennan, curator of the Jingletown Junction Art Show (first half-hour)
Laurel True, director of the Institute Of Mosaic Art and owner of True Mosaic (first half-hour)
Arthur Dong, filmmaker whose new documentary "Hollwood Chinese" opens April 11 at the Sundance Kabuki and Grand Lake Cinemas (second half-hour)