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    On The Scene: Summer News

        SUMMER NEWS When you think of summer, it brings thoughts of blue skies, pleasant breezes and a busy schedule of weddings, graduations, and celebrations. In Hawaii, The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii held an auspicious inauguration for its new president Robert Yu […]

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    IF YOU WANT TO COME AT MARY, BRING IT

      IF YOU WANT TO COME AT MARY, BRING IT No runs, no hits, no errors when playing hardball. You’d thought it was a celebration of hapa Filipino American Giants Timmy Lincecum’s second career no hitter last June 25. That evening, SF Democratic Party Chair Mary Jung attracted many […]

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    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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    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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    REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS

        REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS Syphilis and taxes helped bring down Al Capone, not just Eliot Ness who got the headlines and legend for taking the mobster down. History and Hollywood didn’t give equal billing to US Treasury Department’saccountant Frank J. Wilson for nailing Capone for income tax evasion…In […]

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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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    Pistahan Parade and Festival to Raise Awareness and Support for Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Areas

      SAN FRANCISCO – Experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the 21st Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival on Aug. 9-10, 2014 at the Yerba Buena Gardens located at Mission and 4th Streets. The event is the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in […]

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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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    Spotlight on API Boys and Young Men at Legislative Hearing

          Asian Pacific Islander youth leaders and community experts brief legislators on the status of API young men in the areas of health, workforce, and higher education. San Francisco, CA – The California Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, chaired […]

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