Archive for October 5th, 2007

  • APAture’s Window on APA Artists

    APAture’s Window on APA Artists

    Kearny Street Workshop’s ninth annual APAture festival from Sept. 18 to 29 showcased more than 100 emerging Bay Area APA visual artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers and performers at seven venues in San Francisco’s Mission District and Chinatown.

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  • One of the Magic Four — Carmen Chu

    One of the Magic Four — Carmen Chu

    Mayor Gavin Newsom’s praetorian guard of neighborhood liaisons Jason Chin and Francis Tsang escorted newly appointed interim Supervisor Carmen Chu around a Japantown Miyako Hotel event honoring the 65-year relationship between Quakers and Japanese American internees last Thursday.

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  • Macy’s Passport to Glamour

    Macy’s Passport to Glamour

    This year’s Macy’s Passport Fashion Show on Sept. 20 at the Herbst Pavilion encompassed glamour, celebrities, acrobats, athletes, ethnic dancers, children and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese, who moved gracefully and seductively.

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  • Chu for Jew and the Double-Crossing of Watada

    Chu for Jew and the Double-Crossing of Watada

    I have two public wishes for my upcoming birthday. The first is for the Army to give up, or at least delay, its attempt at a second court-martial of Lt. Ehren Watada, the first commissioned U.S. officer to refuse deployment to Iraq. The second is […]

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  • Bay Briefs

    Bay Briefs

    Spirit of Japantown Festival EVENT: San Jose Japantown Fest DESCRIPTION: Ikebana exhibit, anime, comedy, cooking demonstration, car exhibit, samurai sword and martial arts demonstrations, arts, crafts and food. DETAILS: Free, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jackson Street (between 3rd & 7th streets), San Jose. CONTACT: […]

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  • Ana ‘The Hurricane’ Julaton Blows into Pro Boxing

    Ana ‘The Hurricane’ Julaton Blows into Pro Boxing

    A hurricane is coming, and contrary to what people may fear, this one brings positive change to a sport long dominated by men. The hurricane comes in the form of a young female boxer named Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton. In her three-year boxing career, Julaton […]

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  • AsianWeek’s Filipino American Heritage Month Series

    AsianWeek’s Filipino American Heritage Month Series

    AsianWeek is proud to celebrate Filipino American Heritage Month in October. Established in 1988, the month honors the 5 million Filipino Americans who comprise 21 percent of the Asian American community. Over the next four weeks, AsianWeek will present a series of feature stories about […]

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