Archive for August 31st, 2009

  • Chinese Seniors Cook Up First Book

    Chinese Seniors Cook Up First Book

    Nothing beats a home-cooked meal, but how often do we even know how to cook something distinct as homemade Chinese cooking? San Francisco’s local Chinese senior community at Lady’s Shaw Senior Center (LSSC) offers a cookbook to satiate your curiosity for authentic Chinese cuisine! LSSC’s […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/31/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/31/09

    >> NYPD Honors Asian Female Pioneer >>7 Decades After Washington University Accepted Japanese American, His Grandson Begins Classes >> Edward Chow Jr. Named Veterans Affairs Secretary >> Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Ron Takaki

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  • Week 24: Chinese American Heroes in Unexpected Professions

    Week 24: Chinese American Heroes in Unexpected Professions

    This is Week 24 of AsianWeek’s salute to Chinese American heroes, in strategic partnership with Chinese American Heroes, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to documenting the contributions of Chinese Americans to America and the world. We are all familiar with Chinese Americans as lawyers, doctors, […]

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  • Ang Lee finds the ‘Woodstock’ connection

    Ang Lee finds the ‘Woodstock’ connection

    Actor Emile Hirsch (left) with Ang Lee on the set of Taking Woodstock. Photo by Ken Regan Ang Lee has seamlessly jumped from Jane Austen fare (Sense and Sensibility) to gracefully flying martial artists (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) to giant green comic book superheroes (Hulk) […]

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  • Angel Island Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

    Angel Island Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) will kick off a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island at its annual fundraising dinner on Friday, September 18, 2009 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the […]

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