Living Archive

  • 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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    Chinatown YMCA kicks off Diabetes Prevention Program with Diabetes Awareness Health Fair

      San Francisco, CA – The Chinatown YMCA, in partnership with Chinese Hospital, the Chinese Community Health Plan, the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association and NICOS hosted a Diabetes Awareness Health Fair on Friday, February 21st at the Chinatown YMCA. This event was […]

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  • AIISF Board member Larry Low, third left, welcomes his parents Judge Harry Lows, wife Doreen and new Board member Phil Chin to PPC event.

    Chinese New Year Doings

        Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation opened 2014 hosting a special recognition reception for its first year/founding Pacific Passages Circle members at the Disney Family Museum in San Francisco’s Presidio.  A special tour was arranged with the Museum’s Curator Michael Labrie to see the Tyrus Wong exhibit.  Enjoying the experience of learning of the […]

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    Graton Resort & Casino Gives Away a Car and Cash Every Day in February

      ROHNERT PARK, Calif. – From February 1 through February 28, 2014, Graton Resort & Casino will give away a total of $800,000 including 28 cars and $210,000 in cash. Daily drawings will be held to give away one 2014 Ford Mustang or Ford F150 as well as […]

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  • Desert Adventure Tours leaders Phil and Morgan take the Wong family on a jeep eco tour of San Andreas Fault area.

    On the Scene: Winter Vacation in Palm Springs

          When the San Francisco Bay Area winds were blowing wildly, bringing freezing temps in December, I decided it was time to spend the winter holidays in warm Palm Springs with my Wong family.  We were not disappointed when clear blue skies and temperatures in the mid […]

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  • Chef Ray Garcia shows Carole Yamaguchi, Jacquelyn Kerns and Gerrye Wong around his boutique restaurant The Fig.


      EXCITEMENT ON THE ROAD   As soon as we turned our car into the long driveway past the gate to enter the grounds of the  famed Fairmont Miramar Hotel, we spied the magnificent Moreton Bay Fig Tree, which is surely a symbol the hotel’s history of more than […]

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  • Miss San Francisco Heidi Cheung (left) Miss San Francisco’s Outstanding Teen Julia Li (middle) Miss Golden Gate Raquel Fatiuk (right)

    Miss San Francisco: Competing for the Crown

        San Francisco crowned Heidi Cheung as Miss San Francisco 2013 in the Miss America Program. She is the third Miss San Francisco title holder in three consecutive years starting with Crystal Lee in 2011 and Vivian Wei in 2012. This year San Francisco […]

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  • Sitting atop Marina Sands three buildings is a boat-like structure featuring an infinity pool up 58 stories.

    On the Scene: Adventures Abroad and at Home

        ADVENTURES ABROAD AND AT HOME   Following a Southeast Asia cruise on the Crystal Cruises’ Millennium ship last month, our disembarking port was Singapore which gave me an opportunity to return for my first visit back after 20 years. The welcome I received at the Fairmont Singapore made the […]

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    Hyphen Hoedown: Issue 26 Release Party

      Get down with the Hyphen Hoedown! Support your go-to news & info source for Asian American issues & relevant stories within your community with  the  Issue 26 Release Party on March 2 from 9pm-1am. To celebrate the release of Issue 26: The South, we […]

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    New Asian Owned 4×5 Gallery Opens in SF Today

        San Francisco, CA – Today marks the Grand Opening of 4×5 Gallery, San Francisco’s newest photography space, and the opening of their inaugural exhibition denatured, featuring the work of Erik Auerbach. Located in the Lower Haight and sharing a retail space with Glass Key Photo, co-founders […]

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