City Visions Japan http://kalw.org en Creative compassion: Bay Area artists raise money for Japan http://kalw.org/post/creative-compassion-bay-area-artists-raise-money-japan <p><b>Host:</b> Lauren Meltzer</p><p><b>Producer:</b> Yumi Wilson<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p><p>From delicately crafted tea bowls to contemporary jazz to the spoken word, Bay Area artists are marking this May&rsquo;s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by dedicating contributions from some of their work and performances to the victims of the recent earthquake in eastern Japan.</p><p>Some artists have gotten involved because of a personal connection; others are simply reaching out to help a country in need.</p> Mon, 16 May 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 7185 at http://kalw.org