Archive for July, 2013

  • Ken Wong

    Ken Wong: Going Beyond Plateaus in Life

          As a young boy, Ken Wong watched a lot of cops and robbers portrayed on TV and in the movies. He identified with the “good guys” and dreamed of protecting the community….some day. Born in Canton, China, Ken immigrated with his parents […]

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    Kollaboration SF Showcase 4 Set for This Saturday

        This year, Kollaboration SF is hitting the South Bay at the beautiful California Theatre with six fierce competitors who will be facing off for a $1000 Grand Prize and $500 Audience Choice Award. Kollaboration SF is the largest Asian American entertainment event in […]

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  • GoGrandriders

    CAAMFest San Jose Welcomes 10 Grandriders from Taiwan

        SAN FRANCISCO, CA – CAAMFest San Jose is pleased to announce the San Jose premiere of GO GRANDRIDERS as their Centerpiece Presentation. Ten Grandriders are coming from Taiwan to attend the screening on Saturday, August 17 at 6:30PM at Camera 3 Cinema. Join […]

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    Bright House Networks, ABS-CBN launch Lifestyle Network in Bakersfield, Central Florida and Tampa Bay

        REDWOOD CITY, CA – ABS-CBN International, the largest Filipino entertainment, news and broadcast company in the U.S., announced today the launch of Lifestyle Network on Bright House Networks. Lifestyle Network is available to all The Filipino Channel (TFC) customers of Bright House Networks […]

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    Were Filipinos “Aliens” in the United States?

        The last time I spoke with Joe Alfafara was at the funeral of the mother of his life partner, Anita. I had known Joe for more than 20 years but that lunch conversation, which turned out to be our last, was our most […]

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    Ameredia Lends AsianWeek Foundation A Creative Hand

        Multicultural advertising agency, Améredia, has produced an animated promotional video in support of AsianWeek Foundation’s fundraiser, “Off With His Hair!” In appreciation of the organization’s work in advancing Asian Pacific American identity in the United States, the agency has donated the animation pro […]

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  • Peace in Park

    Peace in the Park Festival Set for Aug. 24 in Golden Gate Park

      Peace in the Park festival brings together the diverse San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of peacefulactivities for all ages and backgrounds. On August 24th, the festival will feature world musicians and visual artists; qigong, hatha yoga, life-changer seminars, kid’s activities, exhibits by local non-profits and meditation experience where individuals can […]

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  • Liang

    Epilepsy and Asian Americans: Bringing Community Together Through Knowledge and Understanding

          Many years ago, my uncle was diagnosed with epilepsy. As the story goes, when he was a baby, he was dropped on his head. Then, the seizures started. My uncle’s epilepsy shaped his life and the choices he made.  In my culture, […]

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  • Catherine Eusebio

    Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation Honors Immigrant Heroes

          The 2013 recipients of the Immigrant Heritage Awards were announced by the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) recently. Launched in 2010, the Immigrant Heritage Awards celebrate individuals and institutions whose work exemplifies the valuable contributions made by immigrants today. “These awards […]

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    LANA Hopes to Inspire the Youth and Community

        Yuma, AZ – Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas is the place to be next Friday and Saturday, August  2nd & 3rd, 2013. LANA will hold its Fourth Laotian National Conference in the spacious and inviting venue. The theme of the conference is Inspire […]

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