Lifestyle Archive

  • GumMoon

    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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  • FilipinoMentalHealth

    Inaugural Filipino Mental Health Symposium

        The Filipino Mental Health Initiative – San Francisco, San Mateo County, and student organizations and staff at San Francisco University, together, are pleased to offer their Inaugural Filipino Mental Health Symposium, “Kwentuhan: Sharing Our Stories” on Friday, April 11 at San Francisco State University’s Jack Adams […]

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  • HungryGames

    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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  • 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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  • CambodianDance

    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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