Archive for November 9th, 2007

  • ‘Celebrating Him Mark Lai’ Luncheon

    ‘Celebrating Him Mark Lai’ Luncheon

    Laura and Him Mark Lai (photo credit: Frank Jang) Historian, writer and community activist Him Mark Lai was honored for his contribution to Chinese American history with a luncheon at the Empress of China in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Oct. 28.

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  • Asian Americans in The South: A Breed Apart

    Asian Americans in The South: A Breed Apart

    News of Bobby Jindal’s victory in the Louisiana governor’s race two weeks ago rocketed through the nation, the Asian American community and even India, where his relatives celebrated with sweets, firecrackers and bhangra dancing. Asian Americans in the South are nothing new. But who would […]

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  • Arts Briefs

    Arts Briefs

    Taiko Drumming EVENT: San Jose Taiko in concert DESCRIPTION: The heart-pounding beat of the taiko showcases the energy and grace of the Japanese American taiko drum. This year’s concert pays special tribute to the troupe’s home in San Jose’s Japantown. DETAILS: $20-33, Nov. 9, 8 […]

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  • Who’s Hot: 11/9/07

    Who’s Hot: 11/9/07

    Submit your nightlife photos and events to and check in each Friday to see if you made it in AsianWeek!

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  • Louisiana’s Reconstruction 2.0

    Louisiana’s Reconstruction 2.0

    Bobby Jindal is a lucky guy. He has enviable credentials: magna cum laude from Brown, Rhodes Scholar, policy wonk, whiz kid, efficient administrator, good son, great husband, doting father and devout Catholic. And he has made history as the first nonwhite to be elected to […]

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  • Newsom Honors FilAm Heritage Month

    Newsom Honors FilAm Heritage Month

    SAN FRANCISCO — Instead of celebrating All Hallows’ Eve with trick-or-treaters, Mayor Gavin Newsom commemorated the end of Filipino American Heritage Month by bringing together Filipino World War II veterans, business leaders and community members in the City Hall rotunda.

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