Archive for March, 2014

  • San Jose Taiko mesmerizes audiences with the powerful, spellbinding, and propulsive sounds of the taiko drum. Inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, SJT has broadened this historical art form into a style that joins traditional rhythms with other world and contemporary music, including African, Brazilian, Filipino, Latin, jazz and hip hop, bridging many styles.

    The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Releases Lineup

          San Francisco, CA – The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival recently announced the programming for the 2014 Season at Yerba Buena Gardens in downtown San Francisco running Sunday, May 4 through Sunday, October 26, 2014.  The Festival kicks-off on Sunday, May 4 with Ten-time Grammy winning Latin Jazz pianist and NEA […]

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  • Chinese American Community Foundation Directors L to r Back Hanson Li, David Lei, Dien Yuen, Ted Dang, Buck Gee; L to R Front Emily Leung, Dr. Rolland and Kathy Lowe

    On the Scene: Springtime in California

    Great news in the Bay Area was the CACF – Chinese American Community Foundation’s recent launch of a new report on the giving characteristics of Chinese American philanthropists in the Bay Area.  Chairman of CACF Dr. Rolland Lowe told over 100 attendees his sage thoughts on Chinese Americans giving prowess, saying, […]

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  • State Senator Leland Yee

    PREPARING FOR THE YEE CONTAGION

       For Democrats, California is a toxic ethical environment with the legal troubles of State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco and his LA County colleagues – Roderick Wright of Inglewood and Ron Calderon of Montebello. Republicans – thanks to the trio – could regain […]

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  • Koko Lin

    Koko Lin to Receive Phoenix Award from Local API Group

      Oakland, CA  – Koko Lin, Chinese American Computer Software Engineer and Community Activist will be honored at the APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community, pronounced “API-Cutesy”) Lunar  New Year Banquet.  This year’s 27th annual banquet will be held at the Legendary […]

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    CAAMFest 2014 Concludes After 11 Days of Asian and Asian American Storytelling in Film, Food and Music

      SAN FRANCISCO – CAAMFest 2014 successfully concluded after 11 days of film, music and food programming. As the largest festival of its kind in the country, CAAM welcomed over 260 participants and showcased over 120 films from 19 countries, including 29 narrative films, 15 documentaries, […]

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    Japanese Rock Icon Yoshiki Plays Classical Compositions at Davies Symphony Hall on April 28

      SAN FRANCISCO – Japanese rock icon Yoshiki performs a concert of his own classical compositions on the piano accompanied by a small string ensemble, at Davies Symphony Hall on Monday April 28. The concert is a stylistic departure for Yoshiki. He is a classically trained […]

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    Cambodian Cultural Dance Troupe Hosts Remembering Ancient Gestures

      Remembering Ancient Gestures on Saturday March 29, 2014 at Silver Creek High School, 4:30pm, in San Jose, California is a special production of the Cambodian Cultural Dance Troupe featuring the graduating senior dancers, the Ho Chan Musical Ensemble from Long Beach, California and the […]

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    Oakland Museum of California Hosts SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot

      Oakland, CA — This spring, the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) presents the major exhibition SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot. On view in OMCA’s Great Hall from April 19 to July 27, 2014, the exhibition features 15 contemporary artists that have been inspired by the artistic sensibility of Giant Robot throughoutits 20-year evolution. Co-curated by Giant Robot visionary Eric Nakamura and OMCA’s […]

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  • Dr. Howard K. Koh

    Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

        By Dr. Howard K. Koh As a physician for over 30 years, I have seen the patient benefits of having health insurance as well as the problems of lacking it. Nearly one in five Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) does not have […]

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    AACI’s Annual Run For Wellness Set for June 7

      Get your fitness on! Join Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) at the 2nd Annual Run for Wellness on June 7th, 2014.  Bring your family and friends for a scenic 5K/10K run (or walk)  and 1 mile kids’ fun run. Proceeds will go towards AACI’s […]

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