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Farewell to a Generous Spirit
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Eulogies were offered by Frank Kawana on behalf of the family, Professor Lane Hirabayashi, the first holder of the UCLA George and Sakaye Aratani Chair on the Japanese American Incarceration, Redress and Community, and Shoichi Sayano of Hompa … No tags for this post.

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Youth briefs
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The Filipino Community of Ventura County Inc. has a program honoring Filipino-American high school seniors from Ventura County for their dedication to their studies. The nonprofit offers scholarships and on June 22 will put on a Salute to the Graduates … No tags for this post.

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Filipina wins 'The Bachelor'
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Guidici is the daughter of Cynthia Mejia-Giudici, a trustee for the Filipino-American National Historical Society in Seattle. Her father, Carey “Trip” Guidici, is of Scottish and Swiss-Italian descent, and a renowned journalist and former editor-in … No tags for this post.

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Food notes
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The Maharlika license was issued to Eden C. Castillo for a restaurant, café or snack bar. Maharlika's Facebook page said its grand opening was March 2. "Bring your family to celebrate with our family, the opening of the largest Filipino/American … No tags for this post.

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Jo Koy 'comes home' to Las Vegas with new show
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But home for this Filipino-American funnyman is Las Vegas where his career began at a Las Vegas comedy club in 1994. His open mic stints were soon followed by spots on a show at a Strip resort as well as a regular show at the old Huntridge Theater on … No tags for this post.

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DSCC: 'Mitch McConnell Is Not A Victim'
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In the ad, McConnell's wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, responds to a progressive group that recently attacked her Chinese-American ethnicity. "Now far left special interests are also attacking my ethnicity, even attacking Mitch's patriotism … No tags for this post.

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In Campaign Ad, McConnell's Wife Hits 'Far Left' Group For Racial Slur
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In the first campaign ad for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled Wednesday, the Kentucky Republican's wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, fired back at the progressive group that recently levied an attack against her Chinese-American … No tags for this post.

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Tacoma Little Theatre to stage The Joy Luck Club
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Even if you've done neither, you've likely heard of The Joy Luck Club, the modern classic by Amy Tan about four young Chinese-American women, their traditional Chinese mothers and the hijinks that ensue as they try to understand each other. And by … No tags for this post.

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Dance troupe revisits classics for its 25th year
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The gala also includes the high- energy Zin! from Dutch choreographer Nils Christe, which the dance company premiered last year, as well as a newly commissioned and still untitled work from noted Chinese-American choreographer Edwaard Liang. No tags for this post.

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“Tackling Asian Privilege” sharply aggravates racial tensions
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McInnes compares the discrimination that Asians and black people face and tries to posit that white privilege is not real by attaching privileges that are usually associated with being white to the Asian-American community. However, throughout the … No tags for this post.

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Asian American group criticizes Caledonian Record over poster
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MONTPELIER — The Caledonian Record newspaper of St. Johnsbury is being criticized by the Asian American Journalists Association for publishing a poster using a print type associated with Chinese calligraphy for the words “Fry Rice” to urge a local … No tags for this post.

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Asian American film
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CAAMFest, formerly the San Francisco Asian American Film Festival, plays March 14-24 at several Bay Area venues, including our lovely Castro Theatre. Queer Convergence Shorts From a six-pack of shorts available for screening, three stand out. No tags for this post.

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Rex Walters Asian American Sports
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www.asianamericansports.com You would not know it by just looking at him, but USF coach Rex Walters is Japanese American. A former All American at Kansas, Rex talks about his roots and his pride in his Asian American heritage. For more stories on Asian American athletes go to www.asianamericansports.com No tags for this post.

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Voices of Asian American Youth
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A video made by a collaboration between BCNC’s Youth Center, Jubilee Project, and Allies Working with Asian American Youth (A-WAY) to showcase the unique voices of Asian American youth. It was created in response to a lot of media coming out about the pressures on Asian American youth to succeed but all the media was […]

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2013 Rising Star Chefs
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Devin Mc David, the pastry chef at Quince and Cotogna, is from Trinidad; Kyle Itani, from Oakland's Hopscotch, is a fourth-generation Japanese American rediscovering his heritage through the kitchen; and Robin Song at Hog & Rocks is just beginning to … No tags for this post.

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