By Takuma Okada
What Is APARTY?
1. With the characteristics of being a part of something.
2. With the characteristics of being separate, or set apart, from something.
1. A social gathering of guests. Synonyms: party.
2. A music showcase curated by LEX for … Read more
The smash-hit musical Miss Saigon has returned to Broadway. The revival is nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Revival and Best Actress in a Musical for young Eva Noblezada in the role of Kim. Noblezada, a Mexican and Filipino American, was only 17 years old when she was … Read more
What is it like to be an Asian woman in America? Well, the comedy duo SJ & Ginny created a wonderful video series called Quiet Tiny Asian to show just that, as it features an Asian American woman exposing her baby niece to The Woman’s Guide to Being … Read more
By Cathy Sun
An Asian American mother in Maryland has turned funny stories about her family into a comic book that debuted as the number 1 new release in the comic strip section of Amazon. Cindy Goh’s book, Samuelism: C Starts with Cookie is mostly based upon the unfiltered and ridiculous thoughts of … Read more
An Indian American who works for NASA says he was detained at the U.S. border during his return trip to the U.S. from South America four days after President Trump issued his now stalled Muslim ban.
Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, … Read more
John Chiang’s campaign for Governor of California is picking up speed.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Chiang’s most recent financial report revealed that he raised $4.2 million in 2016, almost matching the amount raised by Democratic frontrunner Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom in the same year.
Chiang, the state treasurer, has … Read more
Several high-profile Indian American lawmakers have denounced the Republican Hindu Coalition’s support for President Donald Trump’s executive orders on refugees and immigrants.
That’s what Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu feels should have happened to Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck, reported NBC Boston. The actor settled two suits filed against him in 2010 by former co-workers.
Wu took to Twitter to criticize … Read more
Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive, to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.
The annual Indiaspora Gala in Washington, D.C., which has traditionally celebrated the presidential inauguration, will instead this year celebrate the great advancement of Indian Americans in politics.
The Gala will celebrate the “Fab Five” Indian Americans recently elected or … Read more