Archive for May 14th, 2009

  • Fast As Nascars, Iced like J’s Cars

    Fast As Nascars, Iced like J’s Cars

    SAN FRANCISCO — Although our passion for auto-powered goods may have run out of steam, J’s Gathering suggests our soft spot for fully-loaded import cars and ice cream paint jobs has accelerated. Year-in-year out, J’s Gathering brings fans from across the state for the Asian […]

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  • Welcome to Little Saigon and the 5th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration

    Welcome to Little Saigon and the 5th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration

    The largest gathering of Asian Pacific Americans in the nation is back and bigger than ever, featuring Asian American artists, DJs, martial arts, j-cars, a Muay Thai kickboxing ring, diverse food, a karaoke contest, arts and crafts, anime, free hepatitis B screenings and more! New […]

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  • Asian Art Museum Offers Shopper Incentives for Fairgoers

    Asian Art Museum Offers Shopper Incentives for Fairgoers

    The Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) and the San Francisco Asian Art Museum have joined together to recognize the diversity of the Asian community in San Francisco and to promote Asian cultural arts and crafts. This year’s event takes place on May 16, 2009, from […]

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  • Anime Street Pavilion Takes Over S.F. May 16th

    Anime Street Pavilion Takes Over S.F. May 16th

    Time to bust out that Sailor Moon or Pokémon outfit and celebrate otaku (anime fan) culture! Anime fans are in for a treat as the Anime Pavilion returns, once again, to the Asian Heritage Street Celebration, with a fun daylong program, including an anime-themed runway […]

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  • Martial Arts Exhibition at the AHSC

    Martial Arts Exhibition at the AHSC

    For the third year in a row, this year’s Asian Heritage Street Celebration promises an action-packed, in-your-face Bay Area martial arts round-up featuring students of all backgrounds. The free exhibition, organized in part by San Francisco’s World Team USA, is expecting a turnout of over […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 05/14/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 05/14/09

    >> Potomac River Tragedy Binds Vietnamese and Mexican Grieving Families >> Xiu Ping Jiang: Mentally Ill and in Immigration Limbo >> Melcher convicted of three murders, acquitted on hate crime charge >> ‘Slumdog’ Actor’s Home Demolished >> Taiwanese College associations back admission of Chinese students

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  • Chinese American Hero: Steve Shih Chen

    Chinese American Hero: Steve Shih Chen

    Name in English: Steve Shih Chen Name in Chinese: 陳士駿 Name in Pinyin: Chén Shìjùn Gender: Male Birth Year: 1978 Birth Place: Taipei, Taiwan

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  • B inspired! Multimedia Contest Winner: Andrea Tan

    B inspired! Multimedia Contest Winner: Andrea Tan

    Under the auspices of the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, the Jade Ribbon Youth Council presented the First Annual B-Inspired! Contest. Students were invited to submit an essay or video in response to one of two prompts: 1) Please tell us how you or […]

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