Archive for February, 2012

  • FINAL a movie night flyer

    A Movie Night With James Kyson

    Come enjoy a special one-day mini film festival hosted by James Kyson, star of NBC’s hit show “Heroes” TICKETS: http://kysonmovienight.ticketleap.com/a-movie-night-with-james-kyson/ TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/37358357 SATURDAY, MARCH 3rd SHOWTIMES: 6:30, 8:30 PM AFTER PARTY: 10PM – 2 AM (Sens Restaurant) A one-time only event featuring short films by […]

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  • SFS Board president John Goldman welcomes Sharon Seto, Richard Achuck, David Seto, Gerrye Wong, and Samantha Seto to the Chinese New year concert.

    On the Scene: February Fun

    When Chinese New Years came around this year, the Dragon really came in with a big roar. Setting off a glamorous tone was the San Francisco Symphony’s annual Chinese New Year Concert February 11 at Davies Symphony Hall. Pre concert activities began with fun for […]

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  • Directions in Sound

    CAAM Presents Directions in Sound

    DIRECTIONS IN SOUND From electronic pop to new school hip-hop, Directions In Sound 2012, A CAAM presentation of the SF International Asian American Film Festival, in conjunction with SoundTracking, delivers a genre-bending showcase featuring emerging artists and established vets. Join us on a trip through […]

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  • laugh for lives

    Laugh for Lives

    Laugh for Lives Benefiting Asian American Donor Program Friday, March 2nd at 8pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Palace of Fine Arts – 3301 Lyon Street http://www.aadp.org/lfl12/ $20 pre-sale / $30 at the door Laughter is said to be one of the best medicines of all […]

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  • Amrut at the Chicago Whisky Festival.

    Taste Whiskies of the World at March 31 Expo

          SAN FRANCISCO – Dubbed the “World Whisky of the Year” in 2011 by influential Malt Advocate Magazine, Indian whisky Amrut Fusion will be just one of the many brands present at the 13th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo and Artisanal Spirits […]

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  • 1906 Earthquake

    Significant Dates in Asian/Chinese American History – 3

    Chinese American Heroes presents this series of significant dates in Asian American and Chinese American history in celebration of the start of 2012. This is by no means a comprehensive list of events due to our limited time and resources for research. For the same […]

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    ‘Chink’ Was NOT In The Armor Of APA Journalists

    “Chink” wasn’t even in the armor of the Asian American Journalist Association during the controversy over ESPN’s use of the slur during stories about NBA sensation Jeremy Lin. The San Francisco-based AAJA did not have the slur “chink” listed in their authoritative online All-American: How […]

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  • Jeremy Lin a Hero To Some Since Harvard

    Jeremy Lin a Hero To Some Since Harvard

    Guest piece by Peter Hu, freshman student at the University of Washington in Seattle (actually my son) from the Poplar Pal a featured college life student blog: The Asian Assassin – (The Asian is just as important as the Assassin) I hope people see Lin […]

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  • Kyle Crawford

    Four-Year-Old Boy Needs Marrow Match Be the One to Save a Life

    San Francisco, CA – Kyle Crawford, 4, was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, on December 7, 2011. He is in urgent need of a marrow transplant, this is his only hope for long term survival. Kyle is Chinese and Caucasian and lives in San Mateo. It’s […]

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  • Clear Sailing For CCDC

    Clear Sailing For CCDC

    We’ve had the first test vote for any fallout from the mayor’s race. Fast tracked, Planning Commissioner Cindy Wu’s nomination last week went thru the SF Board of Supervisors un-debated and uncontroversial 10-0 vote (with one absence). That sets the stage for anyone out of […]

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