Bay Area Archive

  • Bad Asians

    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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  • Jest Jammin'

    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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  • At  Saratoga History Museum, featured Chinese watercolor artist Doan ZhaoNan  meets CHCP Co-Founding members Lillian Gong Guy, Cynthia Chang and Gerrye Wong

    On the Scene: Community Role Models

      In my work sharing news with you, I am fortunate to come across leaders in the communities and often feel they are unsung heroes who contribute quietly as role models in our Asian American society. I would like to tell you about some of […]

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  • adobo

    Adobo Festival Returns on Aug. 23 and 24 to Union City

    “MAGNIFICO”! That, in a word, is the essence of food. delectable, irresistible, magical, lighting fires in the heart. Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the ADOBO, is coming your way. J. S. Camins Productions in cooperation GMA Pinoy TV is whipping-up a double wham […]

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  • NGNF

    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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  • AWS

    Asian Women’s Shelter Offers Support For the Community

    Do you have friends who experience violence in their lives? Do you wish you could help them to leave the situation? Is language a barrier for them to seek help? Asian Women’s Shelter can help you. It was founded in 1988 to address the needs […]

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