Arts Express: Why Wong Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

**Wong Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest: A conversation with actress Kristina Wong, about her solo stage performance delving into Asian American women in socio-economic psychological distress. And what any of this may have to do with the Rape Of Nanking; lack of medical insurance; the China Doll fetish; knitting; stress, race and culture; oversized bras, and too much lipstick. Now out on DVD.


**Arts Express Book Corner: The Storm King. Pete Seeger reads from his memoirs. Touching on recollections of his wife and lifelong comrade in arms, Toshi; the Oriental Exclusion Act; stone soup; peeling potatoes; and the penalty of exile for translating Karl Marx into Japanese.

Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.