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    The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco Presents the 5th Annual Chinatown Music Festival

      The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco in association with Asian Improv aRts, API Cultural Center, Chinatown Community Development Center and Chinese Progressive Association present the 5th Annual Chinatown Music Festival on Saturday, August 16 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Portsmouth Square on Kearny Street between Washington Street […]

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    S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Extravaganza Attracts Huge Crowds For Music, Anime, Film, Fashion And Ramen

      San Francisco, CA – The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco’s premiere celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion, games, art, food and film, broke all previous attendance records during its recent 6th annual weekend-long event. More than 120,000 people attended the two-day Festival that took […]

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    Misfortune Cookies: MH-17, Student and Professor Murdered

    Putin’s Boys (Did Not) Shoot Down Another Malaysian Airliner The world still hasn’t picked up on any of the obvious clues as to who might be hiding who hijacked MH370 when another Asian and Malaysian airliner ended up crashing straight into the Ukraine conflict. It […]

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    myVLTcontest with the Fung Brothers

    myVLTcontest with the Fung Brothers YouTube Sensations, the Fung Brothers, are at it again with a hilarious and heartwarming glimpse into the struggles of young Asians growing up in immigrant households. See video. Four different scenarios (including one starring the Fung Bros, themselves) depict the […]

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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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    New Generation Nikkei Fund Launches to Support Japantowns

    The New Generation Nikkei Fund has recently been created in order to inspire a new generation of philanthropists to support the nation’s three Japantowns – San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles.  Envisioned by the next generation of stakeholders of the Japanese American community, the New Generation Nikkei […]

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    Bindlestiff Presents the Guerrillas of Powell Street

        The English-language world premiere of playwright Rody Vera’s Mga Gerilya sa Powell Street (The Guerrillas of Powell Street) opens July 12 (through August 2) at Bindlestiff Studio. Based on the award-winning novel of the same title by former San Francisco Chronicle reporter Benjamin […]

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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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