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    The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is Now Accepting Submissions for CAAMFest 2015

        CAAMFest is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian and Asian American films,  presenting approximately 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. Since 1982, the annual festival has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a […]

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    Japan Film Festival of SF Welcomes Yuki Furukawa

      San Francisco, CA – The 2014 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco, the first and only fully-dedicated Japanese film celebration for the S.F. Bay Area, invites cinema fans to welcome special Guest of Honor, the Japanese actor Yûki Furukawa, for the special U.S. theatrical premiere of  “wo ai ni” in TOKYO. […]

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    Asians Go Viral With Frozen

    Disney’s Frozen may not be the greatest Disney movie ever made, but it’s certainly been its biggest viral hit, and biggest money maker in a while. Youtube users usually upload one or two of the most popular songs, but Disney put up official versions of […]

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    Social Notes: Spectacular 36th Annual Dance Festival

          Fancy footwork, artistic handwork and undulating bodies matching the beat of pounding drums made a mesmerizing dance show at the 36th Annual Ethnic Dance Festival held at the Yerba Buena Center, June 5-29. Standing room-only crowds couldn’t stop applauding. The timeless quality […]

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    Spotlight on API Boys and Young Men at Legislative Hearing

          Asian Pacific Islander youth leaders and community experts brief legislators on the status of API young men in the areas of health, workforce, and higher education. San Francisco, CA – The California Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, chaired […]

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    Parangal Dance Company Performs at SF Ethnic Dance Festival

      Come see Parangal Dance Company in the 36th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival! This extraordinary World Premiere of ancient and contemporary Filipino dance brings the rich imagination of the Sulu Archipelago close-with mesmerizing chant, bell-like gongs, and elaborate props and regalia, extraordinary dancers retell […]

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    Japanese Pop Teen Idol Group Tokyo Girls Style Launches Crowdfunding Project for J-POP Summit Concert

    Phenomenal Teenage Pop Idol Act Launches Fundraiser To Produce A Special TV Documentary Capturing The Group’s U.S. Live Concert Debut With A Sea Of Sunflowers At The Annual Bay Area Japanese Pop Culture Extravaganza In July  San Francisco, CA – In conjunction with their upcoming appearance […]

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    Origami-Palooza: Join San Francisco’s Only Paper Party!

    Sunday, June 22, 2014, 1 to 5 p.m. Japan Center Malls1737 Post St.San Francisco’s JapantownOrigami-Palooza will feature an origami exhibit, tables with instructors to show you new folds for all ages, a table dedicated to folding Paper Cranes for the World Tree of Hope in […]

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    Granny Cart Gangstas Back for No Happy Endings Show June 28

      The Grannies are back for another one-night stand. The name Granny Cart Gangstas is derived from some of our founding members’ pedestrian lifestyle in San Francisco; it’s ‘gangsta’ (a reappropriation of the word to connote high approval) to be able to use a ‘granny […]

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    Soy and Tofu Festival Takes Place this Saturday in Japantown

      The fourth annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival will be held Saturday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in San Francisco Japantown’s Peace Plaza and Buchanan Mall, Post at Buchanan streets. It will feature soy-related vendors, free samples, an educational component highlighting […]

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