May 10, 2010

Evening Magazine: Tribute band remembers those in internment camps

Posted in Bainbridge Island, Japanese American Incarceration, Minidoka Pilgrimage, Minidoka Swing Band, Uncategorized tagged , , , , at 10:28 pm by minidokapilgrimage

For those who may have missed the viewing on Thursday evening, the Evening Magazine piece on the Minidoka Swing Band was also posted online.  Here’s a link to the source article and video: http://www.king5.com/on-tv/evening-magazine/Tribute-band-remembers-those-in-internment-camps-93028904.html.

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May 6, 2010

Minidoka Swing Band on Evening Magazine

Posted in Bainbridge Island, Minidoka Swing Band tagged , at 11:19 am by rkozu

For those in the Seattle area and have the ability to watch Evening Magazine on King-5 TV.  Evening Magazine will be doing a feature on the Minidoka Swing Band at 7pm tonight, Thursday May 6, 2010 on Channel 5.  Check it out if you have time!

http://www.king5.com/on-tv/evening-magazine

May 4, 2010

41st Manzanar Pilgrimage

Posted in Manzanar Pilgrimage tagged , at 7:29 pm by minidokapilgrimage

Totally had this slip by but the Manzanar Pilgrimage held their annual pilgrimage on April 24, 2010.  We wanted to support them in their pilgrimage efforts.  So here are a few links of various articles from their blog about their pilgrimage.

Blog: http://blog.manzanarcommittee.org/

A Letter to Obaa-chan: http://blog.manzanarcommittee.org/2010/05/04/41st-annual-manzanar-pilgrimage-a-letter-to-obaa-chan/

41st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage Highlights the Unfinished Business of the Civil Rights Struggle: http://blog.manzanarcommittee.org/2010/04/30/41st-annual-manzanar-pilgrimage-highlights-the-unfinished-business-of-the-civil-rights-struggle/