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  • SF Entertainment Commissioner and The Grand owner Steven Lee (left) with Mayor Lee (Courtesy of Steven Lee on Facebook)

    SUGAR & SPRITE, OR WAS THAT SPITE

        American Beverage Association’s $5,000 donation this spring to non-partisan, non-profit Chinese American Voters Education Committee makes for interesting dynamic. ABA’s been spreading goodwill in SF to fight Supervisor Eric Mar’s two cents per ounce soda tax. Among them was David Lee, director of CAVEC, a non-partisan voter registration and […]

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    ‘Future is Rich’ for City College of San Franciso, Says Chancellor

      SAN FRANCISCO – This week marks the start of the fall semester at City College of San Francisco, which celebrates its 80th anniversary next year. Even as the fight to retain its accreditation continues, school administrators say they are working to ensure CCSF’s survival […]

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    Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration Honored Local Community Groups and Schools

        The AsianWeek Foundation and the Tenderloin Economic Development Project hosted the Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration Honorees Reception and Volunteer Appreciation Party on Wed. Aug. 13 at Twitter. The event sponsored by Twitter, honored several not-for-profit organizations for their work in the Asian Pacific […]

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    CAAMFest San Jose Returns September 4-7, 2014

        SAN FRANCISCO – The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is thrilled to announce the return of CAAMFest San Jose, taking place September 4-7, 2014. CAAMFest San Jose brings the innovative sprit and forward thinking of CAAM’s annual CAAMFest to the South Bay for […]

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    Six of the Baddest Asian Pacific American Comedians Come to Knock on SF’s Door

    Are you the one who knock-knocks? If you are, you just might be bad enough for the BAD ASIANS comedy showcase. Presented by API Cultural Center, Bindlestiff Studio, and The Colossal Show on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at 8:30 p.m., Bad Asians is featuring the […]

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  • Dakini, an enlightened Tibetan Buddhism goddess and SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)'s Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (Golden). On view now in the Asian Art Museum's Gorgeous exhibition.

    San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum Announces 2014-2015 Exhibition Schedule

      Art of Adornment: Southeast Asian Jewelry from the James and Elaine Connell CollectionThrough Aug. 3, 2014On view in the Southeast Asian galleries, this display features 41 rare objects from a broad range of Southeast Asian cultures—all drawn from a recent donation of jewelry from […]

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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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    AVALOS PAID LOVER $30K FROM CAMPAIGN

        John Avalos paid his former paramour and his soon-to-be former legislative aide Rachel Redondiez more than $30,000 from his failed mayoral campaign according to SF Ethics Commission 2011 filings. Likely being Avalos’ highest paid campaign staffer, she received $28,888 in salary or fees and another $2,806 in miscellaneous […]

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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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