Arts-Entertainment Archive

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    Asian Heritage Street Celebration Volunteers Wanted

    There are over 100 volunteer positions and even more ways to help out. Find a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests. We are looking for volunteers to help out during the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in […]

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    Asian American Female-Led Comedy Launches 2nd Season

      SAN FRANCISCO, CA — They’re baaaack! After a sizzling debut in 2012, Sheetal Sheth, Lynn Chen and Michelle Krusiec return in this web-based comedy about three best frenemies and the best book club ever. Produced by the Center for Asian American Media, NICE GIRLS […]

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    MISS SAIGON Alum Miguel Braganza Celebrates 30 Years In the Biz, May 2

        New York – Originally from the Philippines, Miguel Braganza II, Walter Terry scholar in the dance performance and choreography program at Harvard University in the ‘80s, and assistant to Tony Award-winning director John Dexter in the original Broadway production of “M. Butterfly” from […]

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    J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL RETURNS TO S.F. WITH AN EARLY TREAT NEXT WEEKEND AT NEW PEOPLE

      San Francisco, CA – The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco’s annual celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion and film, joins with Japanese entertainment company, ASOBISYSTEM, to announce a special early treat for fashion and pop culture fans as it presents a personal appearance […]

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    Women and Children Flourish in Renovated Housing in Chinatown

      Chinatown, San Francisco – April 2014 marks the one year anniversary of a complete renovation to Gum Moon Women’s Residence (Gum Moon), a non-profit serving women and children in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Thanks to donor support and the Seismic Safety Loan Fund, Gum Moon […]

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  • Members of Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center walk in the Faces of Asia culutral procession which kicks off the street fair. Photo by Michael Jeong.

    Join the Faces of Asia Cultural Procession!

    Colorful Asian ethnic attire will be paraded through the 10th annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration set for Saturday, May 17, 2014 as part of the Faces of Asia cultural procession at 11 a.m. The public will once again have a chance to win […]

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    The Second Annual Dumpling Wars Benefitting Kearny Street Workshop

    After hosting an enormously successful “Dumpling Wars,” Kearny Street Workshop (KSW) is bringing the battle between dumpling virtuosos back to the Bay at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. All ticket sales benefit the San Francisco-based 501(c)(3). Dubbed “Dumpling Wars 2: The Hunger Games,” eight teams […]

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    Asian Art Museum Signs MOU with National Palace Museum of Taipei

        SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, March 31, the director of the National Palace Museum of Taipei, Ms. Fung Ming-chu, welcomed Asian Art Museum director Dr. Jay Xu to Taipei to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two museums. The memorandum officially acknowledges the museums’ collaborative […]

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  • 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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    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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