Monthly Archives: July 2011

Darren Criss Returns with More Glee at San Diego Comic-Con 2011

By Ken Darren Criss, that A Very Harry Potter Musical wonder who parlayed being viral into a series regular on Glee, will come one step closer to being Harry Potter: He’ll step in the shoes of Daniel Radcliffe for three … Continue reading

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Back to School Shopping, Asian American Style [SPONSORED POST]

Thank you to Crocs for sponsoring this blog post. Please click here to learn more about Crocs’ new Back to School line. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own. … Continue reading

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New San Francisco HIV Prevention Plan Excludes Asian Americans

With San Francisco’s HIV community at endemic levels rather than pandemic levels, San Francisco’s HIV director has re-allocated the community-based agencies it funds and has left APIs out of a HIV Prevention Plan which targets Caucasian, African American, and Latino … Continue reading

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Japanese Card Game Bridges Generational Gap

From the Honolulu Star Advertiser: This past weekend witnessed Hawaii’s first intergenerational Hanafuda card game tournament. For the first time, children were allowed to participate, because as the organizer said, “This is a cultural treasure…. A gift from the issei to … Continue reading

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APA Spotlight: Don Nose, President, Go For Broke National Educational Center

APA Spotlight is a weekly interview of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community leaders. It is a spotlight on individuals who have dedicated their careers to issues surrounding the APIA community with the goal of bringing much deserved recognition to … Continue reading

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Armed with a Camera Fellowship Deadline Extended to 8/5

For all you up-and-coming Asian Pacific American filmmakers: as posted before on this site, Visual Communications is accepting applications for its prestigious Armed With a Camera fellowship. Lucky for you, the DEADLINE’S BEEN EXTENDED by one week to August 5th. … Continue reading

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8Questions with Priscilla Ahn & New Album ‘When You Grow Up’

You may have heard Priscilla Ahn’s songs featured on Grey’s Anatomy or Dancing with the Stars, but the youthful singer-songwriter is back with a new album, When You Grow Up. We caught up with Priscilla to learn more about how … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Book or Autographed Poster

Hey everyone – you have just 24 hours left to enter our Giveaway to win a Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Book or Autographed Poster, provided by 8Asians and Fox Searchlight pictures! Read this post for more information, and … Continue reading

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Gary Locke Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to China

Back this May, former Governor of Washington and former Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke went through Senate confirmation hearings for his nomination for Ambassador to China. In the midst the of increasing the debt limit, the Senate unanimously confirmed Locke, making … Continue reading

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