Archive for September, 2009

  • Superheroes Wanted for Marrow Donor Registration Drive

    Superheroes Wanted for Marrow Donor Registration Drive

    As three-year-old Finn Okochi runs around his New Jersey living room sporting a Superman cape, the half-Japanese little dynamo can thank his real-life Superhero, a perfectly matched marrow donor from Michigan, for his gift of life—a real feat since only three percent of members in […]

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  • Anna Maria Perez de Tagle Finds ‘Fame’

    Anna Maria Perez de Tagle Finds ‘Fame’

    When we first see Anna Maria Perez de Tagle in the new version of Fame, she, along with an onslaught of budding performing art kids are trying to elbow their way into the New York City High School for the Performing Arts. Perez de Tagle’s character, Joy […]

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  • Economic Disparities for Minorities Sharpen in Recession

    Economic Disparities for Minorities Sharpen in Recession

    By Cristina Fernandez-Pereda, New America Media Minorities are taking the hardest hit of the economic downturn. Policy advocates from different minority organizations participated Wednesday in a Congressional hearing and a teleconference to share the impact of the recession on different communities. “If we look at changes in […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 09/30/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 09/30/09

    >> Annual Meigetsu (Harvest Moon) Taiko Festival 2009 >> Taiwan Int’l Children’s Film Festival >> US-ASEAN Creative Project & Smithsonian Institution presents the 6th Annual UAFF >> Ang Lee Working on Film Adaptation of “Life of Pi” >> KABUKI Lecture & Performance (SF Media & […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 09/29/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 09/29/09

    >>2009 Houston Korean Festival >>Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Diabetic Women at Increased Risk for Heart Condition >> Dr. Tien-Sze Benedict Yen Dies >> Chinatown YMCA Youth Walkout >> Disaster Preparedness Workshop In Cantonese >> Jazz Artist Francis Wong Commemorates UC Berkeley Third World Strike

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  • Islanders Need Familiar Faces to Connect to Count

    Islanders Need Familiar Faces to Connect to Count

    By Erik Fowle, New America Media Editor’s Note: As the U.S. Census gears up to count traditionally undercounted communities, it’s relying on partnership specialists who have strong ties to those communities. Elaine Sihoatani Howard, a Tongan-American is one of them. AsianWeek media partner – New America Media […]

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  • Anticipating October: Filipino American History Month

    Anticipating October: Filipino American History Month

    In my three years working in the community, the anticipation for Filipino-American History Month has never been as dire. It may be that State Senator Leland Yee was successful in passing state legislation to officially recognize October as Filipino-American History Month, or it may be […]

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  • Share the love, win year’s worth of free Shell gas

    Share the love, win year’s worth of free Shell gas

    Do you love your vehicle? Does the chance of winning a year’s worth of free gasoline make you feel warm and fuzzy? Then listen up. Your writing ability and photography could help you win a whole lot of fuel in a new Shell promotion. Five […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 09/28/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 09/28/09

    >> Mr. Hyphen 2009 >>#5 Angry Red Drum Opening Night >> Asian Author Series Lecture: “Japanese American Resettlement Through the Lens” >> TV’s ‘Newlywed Game’ Features First Gay Couple >> US Web TV Channel KOLDCAST TV Signs Hong Kong Production LUMINA for Distribution! >>Online Social […]

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  • Hip Hop Phenom Lyrics Born Headlines Kimochi’s Sansei Live!

    Hip Hop Phenom Lyrics Born Headlines Kimochi’s Sansei Live!

    Hip Hop phenom, Lyrics Born, headlines a much anticipated night of entertainment at Kimochi’s Sansei Live!, Saturday, October 17, 2009, 6:00 p.m. – midnight, at the Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Avenue in the San Francisco Presidio. General admission $75; tickets can be purchased online […]

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