Archive for September, 2010

  • Fat Rabbit Farm Releases First Book

    Fat Rabbit Farm Releases First Book

    Los Angeles – Fat Rabbit Farm recently released their first book, Babee and The Valley of The Hungry Ninjas, written by Nicholas Doan, illustrated by Patty Variboa and created by Jason Ponggasam and Patty Variboa. The book brings the characters of Fat Rabbit Farm’s line […]

    Full Story

  • Daily Dose: 09/30/10

    Daily Dose: 09/30/10

    NATION >> Senator Durbin reintroduces DREAM Act as stand-alone Los Angeles- Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill) has reintroduced the DREAM Act days after Republicans voted against the measure, which was a part of a comprehensive immigration bill. The DREAM Act would provide a path to citizenship […]

    Full Story

  • 3rd Annual S.F. Filipino American Jazz Festival comes to Fillmore Jazz District

    3rd Annual S.F. Filipino American Jazz Festival comes to Fillmore Jazz District

    On Sunday, October 10th, the 3rd Annual San Francisco Filipino American Jazz Festival will be coming to the historic Fillmore Jazz District of San Francisco and will feature performances by world-renown Filipino jazz artists. The line-up of vocal artists include headliner Pimo Kim and his […]

    Full Story

  • Korean American Professional Society: Connecting the Community

    Korean American Professional Society: Connecting the Community

    For over 18 years, the Korean American Professional Society (KAPS) has provided professional networking, personal advising, and community service within the Korean American community of the San Francisco Bay Area. However, the non-profit organization’s commitment does not end at the professional level; its dedication extends […]

    Full Story

  • Daily Dose: 09/29/10

    Daily Dose: 09/29/10

    Nation >> The Buzbee Law Firm advocates for Vietnamese American restaurant business owners Houston- The Vietnamese Asian American Restaurant Association (VAARA) has retained The Buzbee Law Firm to advocate for businesses BP oil spill. VAARA President Tony Nguyen stated that the organization is troubled by […]

    Full Story

  • District 6 Supervisor Candidates Tackle Asian American Issues

    District 6 Supervisor Candidates Tackle Asian American Issues

    San Francisco – On September 22, 2010 the AsianWeek Foundation and the South East Asian Community Center, held the only District 6 Candidates forum in the city thus far, to focus on the pan Asian Pacific American Community. Hosted by UC Hastings College of the […]

    Full Story

  • Daily Dose: 09/28/10

    Daily Dose: 09/28/10

    Nation >>New Jersey South Asians attend SAALT forum Old Bridge, NJ – Nearly 100 South Asian community members and government agency representatives recently participated in the “Working Together to Strengthen Communities” forum sponsored by the South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), the Citizens of Old […]

    Full Story

  • Fashion With a Passion

    Fashion With a Passion

    Evangeline Lum joins models on the runway for the 22nd Annual On Lok Generations Fashion Show. Fashion shows just keep getting better each time. At the Sept. 11th 22nd Annual On Lok Fashion Show Luncheon, the President of the Friends of On Lok, Cynthia Yee […]

    Full Story

  • Daily Dose: 09/27/10

    Daily Dose: 09/27/10

    Nation »US Government makes “honest mistake” in displaying Philippine flag The US government admitted it made an “honest mistake” when it displayed an inverted Philippine flag during Philippine President Noynoy Aquino’s recent visit to New York. The flag in times of peace is displayed with […]

    Full Story

  • Kevin Wu on “The Amazing Race” and His Rise to YouTube Fame

    Kevin Wu on “The Amazing Race” and His Rise to YouTube Fame

    Twenty-year-old comedian Kevin Wu, a.k.a. Kevjumba, is a YouTube sensation with over one million subscribers and 25 channel million views. Collectively his hilarious videos poking fun at Asian American issues and stereotypes and things he finds amusing have garnered over 90 million views. Gathering inspiration […]

    Full Story