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Community Issues

Dec 28, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Phily.com: Pop Up Art in Chinatown Could Get Neighbors Talking to Each Other

posted by Randall

 

balletPhiladelphia’s Chinatown is a unique blend of communities who all claim portions of Chinatown as their own. A new art project hopes to bring these people together, while bringing new art forms and culture into the neighborhood.

Some artists have proposed a roving tea cart of art performances that would travel around the neighborhood.… Read more

Community Issues

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Los Angeles Times: Memories of Vietnamese Refugees First Christmas in US

posted by Randall

SantaLos Angeles Times reporter Ahn Do remembers her family’s first Christmas in the United States. It was really the family’s first Christmas ever as the Christian holiday is not celebrated in Vietnam. Do’s family came to the US shortly after the end of the Vietnam War in 1975. Her family’s story is in the LA Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Huff Post: Today’s Matt Lauer Reportedly Being Yelled At by Fans Over @AnnCurry

posted by Randall

tettelevision Family in front of TVFans take their television seriously. TMZ reported that Matt Lauer is being screamed at by fans upset that he reportedly forced his former co-host Ann Curry off the show. Huff Post reports that the incidents have upset Lauer and left him freaked out.
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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Ultimate Rockets: @jlin7 200,000 votes ahead of @Jharden13 in All Star Balloting

posted by Randall

basketball courtJeremy Lin remains the third top vote getter among Western Conference guards in the NBA All Star Balloting. In fourth place is his back court mate James Harden. Harden is more than 200,000 votes behind Lin despite being the Houston Rockets leading scorer. With voting available to fans worldwide on the internet, Lin is benefiting … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

EMusicality: #Chinese American Reportedly Makes Top 40 of @AmericanIdol (spoiler alert)

posted by Randall

HollywoodEmusicality reports that Eric Liu, a contestant from last season’s American Idol competition will make the top 40 this year. Liu told American Idol last season that he’s unique and has something new to bring to the table. He looks to be a change from other Asian American contestants on American Idol. He’s definitely not … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Braiser: @padmaLakshmi Nearly in Middle of Basketball Brawl

posted by Randall

basketball courtSitting court side at NBA basketball games may not be as glamorous as appears on television. Celebrity Top Chef Padma Lakshmi got a little too close to the action during the Bulls- Knicks game. She was almost knocked over by a lunging Jason Kidd who later apologized, Braiser reported.

No apology was forthcoming from Tyson … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Emusicality: #Filipino American Rumored to Make Top 40 of New Season of @AmericanIdol (spoiler alert)

posted by Randall

Music graphicEmusicality reports that Filipino American singer Bridget Jett Hermano has made the top 40 of the new season of American Idol. If true, Hermano will fellow the footsteps of Jessica Sanchez who placed second in the competition last season. Emusicality posted several of Hermano performances here. Enjoy.

 

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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Bleacher Report: @Jlin7 Running Even With @RFeltonGBMS

posted by Randall

basketballAfter getting off to a slow start, Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets now compares favorably with Raymond Felton, the man who replaced Lin at the point guard position with the Knicks. An analysis by the Bleacher Report shows Lin slightly ahead in several statistical categories. Even Lin’s much aligned defense compares well to the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Heroes & Icons: #Japanese American Just Misses Being Voted into The Wrestling Hall of Fame

posted by Randall

wrestling2Kaimon Kudo was one of the good guys of wrestling. He weighed just 170 pounds and blended judo and jiu-jitsu into wrestling.

Heroes & Icons reports he just missed the cut for being named into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame. Kudo was said to be the most popular of Pre-WWII Japanese wrestlers and managed … Read more

Politics

Dec 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

National Journal: # Blacks Flexing Political Muscle. #Asians & #Hispanics Not so Much. #Vote

posted by Randall

ballot A statistical analysis by the Pew Research Center found for the first time the voter participation rate of African Americans may have outpaced whites. The final numbers won’t be in for a few months, but analysts say the scenario is highly probable, reports the National Journal.

Asians Americans made up 4 percent of the … Read more

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