Laotian American

The Cut: A film about the Armenian Genocide and it's Minnesota connection
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Editor's Note: This is second in a series of Minneapolis Saint Paul International Film Festival “citizen reviews”. This one comes on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide that took place in the waning days of the Ottoman empire in Turkey. The … No tags for this post.

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Mainstream Media Misses the Point on Green Line Fare Enforcement
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You're probably reading the various news stories out there regarding the Metro Transitstudy finding between 4.6 and 9 percent of Green Line Riders evade their fares in some way. Blue Line evasion rates are lower, between 2.6 and 3.6 percent. Go ahead … No tags for this post.

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THEATER REVIEW | "Detroit '67" at Penumbra Theatre: A look back at the future …
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The Penumbra Theater brings to life segments of history that many of us didn't read in our textbooks. Detroit '67 is an inside look at the race riots from the view of a basement in Detroit near the epicenter of the riots. Main characters Chelle and … No tags for this post.

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Improving urban public education: 8 ideas from a veteran teacher
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t's hardly news that less than half of the kids in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools are proficient in reading and math. Education “experts” have weighed in on this topic, but we haven't often heard the perspective of classroom teachers. What … No tags for this post.

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Record Store Day: a cultural nod to our ever-present past
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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MUSIC REVIEW | Gregg Allman timeless at the Pantages Theatre
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Gregg Allman and his eight piece traveling band, in the midst of a spring tour, played to a sold-out house at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Pantages Theatre on March 27. The storied bluesy-rock icon still wears his hair long and his tattoos proudly. He … No tags for this post.

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Guthrie to move, turn building into condos
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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2015 Somali Independence Day Festival in Photos
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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Soundset 2015 at Canterbury Park
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The gates of Canterbury Park opened at 11am sharp to hordes of eager hip-hop fans. The Soundset Music Festival is an exclusively hip-hop music festival created by local music label Rhymesayers eight years ago, an affordable event that draws nationally … No tags for this post.

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Best of Neighborhood News 7/29: Water water everywhere, street racing, thick …
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… * The coolest news so far this summer is the opening of the Weber Park Natural Swimming Pool in North Minneapolis [pictured above, center] is the first “natural swimming pool” in North America (!). Apparently these kinds of “natural pools,” that … No tags for this post.

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Jens Pinther
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In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so important to the future of the community. With … No tags for this post.

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A New Generation of Lao Americans Going Back to Laos through a One-of-a-kind …
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In the past two years, he and several students have experienced first-hand their Lao cultural heritage through the SAIL program at the Lao-American College in Vientiane, Laos. In its third year, SAIL includes an intensive eight-week Lao language course … No tags for this post.

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Meet Baby Kam’ron
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Meet model Kam’ron Neal, the 1 year- old half Lao and half African American kicking off his modeling career at Zulily. Kam’ron Neal’s mother, Anmala Nachampasak says her son’s modeling career with Zulily is taking off. No tags for this post.

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Lao artists to present at ZAPPCON
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11988598_1048247118539126_3154071875565551898_n FRESNO (Sept. 4, 2015) — The ZAPPCON convention recently announced the addition of award-winning Lao American artists Nor Sanavongsay and Bryan Thao Worra will be attending as special … No tags for this post.

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Lao Heritage Foundation Gala
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He has presented widely across the US at events such as the SatJaDham conferences, the National Lao American Writers Summit, and the Lao Artists Festival of Elgin. Sahtu Press is an innovative nonprofit publishing company with the mission to promote … No tags for this post.

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