Author Archives: tincan

activist imagination. & irrelevant side notes.

in what could be considered a response to (or therapy for dealing with) the myth/existence of the apathetic asian american*, the venerable Kearny Street Workshop (an asian pacific american arts nonprofit based in san francisco) is celebrating its 35th anniversary … Continue reading

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implicitly asian. and stuff about voting.

While searching for information about voting activity by race & ethnicity in california (an activity itself spurred on by hearing a radio discussion about ethnic groups being underrepresented at the polls–yeah, i know, not exactly the biggest surprise ever, but … Continue reading

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Louderfasterfunnier: 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors comedy show in LA

i’m posting about this primarily because i don’t think i can make it to the show myself, so i’m hoping to live vicariously through some other people who can actually check it out. said show is louder! faster! funnier! and … Continue reading

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equal opportunity goodness

just read this NYT article, “the new affirmative action,” written by David Leonhardt, about how UCLA is dealing with fallout of prop 209. for context, it starts out with describing the situation UCLA found itself in after prop 209 passed: … Continue reading

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oh happy day: goh nakamura & dino ignacio

i am so pleased to have discovered today that two of my favorite people and artists–ridiculously talented & skilled singer-songwriter Goh Nakamura & equally endowed artist/animator Dino Ignacio — are working on a new animated video of Goh’s song “embarcadero … Continue reading

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commemorate, bitches: i-hotel home week

as some of you gentle readers out there are perhaps aware, august 4th of this year marks the 30th anniversary of san francisco’s chinatown/manilatown I-Hotel eviction. today, july 26th, starts off the week dubbed “I-Hotel Home Week” by the Manilatown … Continue reading

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