Archive for February 6th, 2012

  • Chi Am Circle 2012 Board of Directors are sworn in.

    On the Scene: Upcoming Events

    EVENTS BY THE BAY Association of Chinese Cooking Teachers (ACCT) opened up the Chinese New Year with an action filled evening of fine food with guest speakers, cooking demos and plentiful gifts for all.  Guests to Oakland’s Peony Restaurant were greeted with colorful red bags filled […]

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  • APIQWTC banquet

    APIQWTC To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

    Oakland, CA – APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women &Transgender Community, pronounced “API-Cutsey”) will celebrate it’s 25th Anniversary  and the Year of the Dragon with a banquet at the Legendary Palace Restaurant, 708 Franklin Street in Oakland, CA on Saturday, April 21, 2012. APIQWTC was formed in 1999 as […]

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  • Noodles on a Train

    Noodles On A Train = Chinese National Outrage

    It’s not Snakes on a Plane but Noodles on a Train that has gone viral in China though it’s been mostly ignored in the US/West   Round 1, Hong Kong subway riders are horrified when some hapless mainland China hillbillies have nerve to give their […]

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  • Why French Parents Are Superior – Delayed Gratification

    Why French Parents Are Superior – Delayed Gratification

    Reader Roger Dong sent in this tip: No matter where you stand on the Tiger Mother syndrome, few could argue with evidene and conviction that American parenting is working. In fact, if parenting doesn’t improve the long term health of our Country does not have […]

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  • Can Asian Americans Save Classical Music?

    Can Asian Americans Save Classical Music?

    Can Asian Americans Save Classical Music? Slate’s Michael Ahn Paarlberg asks Can Asians Save Classical Music? But there is one group that still likes classical music and, what’s more, pays to hear it performed: Asians. Of Asian-Americans ages 18-24 responding to the same survey, 14 percent […]

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