Archive for September 23rd, 2005

  • Sunset at the Sunset

    Sunset at the Sunset

    Living in the Bay Area, you’re never too sure what weather you’re going to get. It could be sunny on the Peninsula, sunny as you approach Hospital Curve on 101 and then gray and misty as you approach Golden Gate Park.

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  • Who is Irwin Tang?

    Who is Irwin Tang?

    It’s easy to feel pulled apart by the pain and human suffering in the dilemmas found in Irwin Tang’s How I Became a Black Man and Other Metamorphoses. But for anyone who’s suffered the sting of racial alienation and

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  • ‘Flower Drum Song’ in the Park

    ‘Flower Drum Song’ in the Park

    Let’s face it. It’s been a tough year hasn’t it? Want a fun way to concede the end of summer? How about a musical projected onto a big screen in the park, one that you can sing along with, one that has plenty of corny […]

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  • The Alchemy of Pacific Media Expo at Work

    The Alchemy of Pacific Media Expo at Work

    Instead of backyard BBQs, I spent Labor Day weekend at the Pacific Media Expo (PMX), a convention showcasing a cornucopia of entertainment from Asia and Asia America. This ambitious con hit off its second year featuring work

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  • Naomi Turning into Nasty Girl

    Naomi Turning into Nasty Girl

    PUGILIST PRIMADONNA Naomi Campbell hit me and I loved it! The Jamaican-Chinese runway diva is gaining a reputation for beauty and temper.

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  • CAAEN Builds Network

    CAAEN Builds Network

    The Corporate Asian American Employee Network’s (CAAEN) held its annual gathering in Santa Clara this month and featured top APA business people from Silicon Valley companies talking about mentoring and role modeling.

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  • 19 Groups Benefit from AW Foundation

    19 Groups Benefit from AW Foundation

    The first and nation’s largest Asian Heritage Street Fair announced 2005 beneficiaries for the event, which debuted last May. Proceeds from the inaugural festival in San Francisco’s

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  • Artfully Dodging ‘Millie’

    Artfully Dodging ‘Millie’

    More and more local community theater programs are grappling with controversial Asian American portrayals in their productions. Recently, Woodminster Amphitheater at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, has asked is its patrons

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  • Asiatic Empire In L.A. K-Town

    Asiatic Empire In L.A. K-Town

    LOS ANGELES –– K-Town 9-1-1 was held on Sep. 11 at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in the heart of Koreatown. It brought together politics, poetry and hip-hop, and was organized by Asiatic Empire, the five-year-old activist

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  • Madison Nguyen Sworn in as First VietAm Councilwoman

    Madison Nguyen Sworn in as First VietAm Councilwoman

    The nation’s first Vietnamese American councilwoman was sworn into political office after winning a special election to the San Jose City Council in California last Tuesday.

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