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'Artbound' tells Asian American stories from LA's Chinatown punk wars to theater representation

Lucia de la Garza and Eloise Wong of the Linda Lindas attend PBS/SoCal/KCET original Arts and Culture series 'ARTBOUND' presents 'Chinatown Punk Wars' at Grand Performances on September 22, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Lucia de la Garza and Eloise Wong of the Linda Lindas attend PBS/SoCal/KCET original Arts and Culture series 'ARTBOUND' presents 'Chinatown Punk Wars' at Grand Performances on September 22, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Punk music wars in LA’s Chinatown. A white-washed mural by a Mexican painter. And an Asian American theater company turning representation on its head.

Those issues and more are in the latest season of PBS SoCal and KCET’s show, “Artbound,” which kicks off Wednesday. We hear from Nic Cha Kim, “Artbound” series producer.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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