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Feb 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Bleacher Report: Fil Am JR Celski knocked out of 1,000 meter

Bleacher Report: Fil Am JR Celski knocked out of 1,000 meter

posted by Randall

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It was a devastating end to the quarterfinals for JR Celski in the 1000 meter short skate quarterfinals.

The Filipino American came in a disappointing fourth place, knocking him out of the competition, reports the Bleacher Report.

The frustration follows Monday’s disappointing fourth place finish in what was … Read more

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Feb 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: First Filipino art exhibit on the West Coast opens at the USC Fisher Museum

Inquirer: First Filipino art exhibit on the West Coast opens at the USC Fisher Museum

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Philippine ArtThe first exhibit ever dedicated to contemporary Filipino art on the West Coast has opened at the USC Fisher Museum.

The Triumph of Philippine Art features paintings, sculptures, art installations, videos and photographs created by Filipino artists depicting the political turmoil and socioeconomic struggles of the Philippines.

Some notable pieces on display include the Rigodon, Read more

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Feb 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Rappler: First Filipino American women could be elected to Congress

Rappler: First Filipino American women could be elected to Congress

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Donna MercadoFor the first time in United States history, a Filipino American woman is the front-runner for a seat in the United States Congress.

Donna Mercado Kim is a Democratic politician currently serving as the 13th President of the Hawaii Senate. Her previous experience includes serving on the Honolulu City Council, in the State House of … Read more

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Feb 6, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Fil Am filmmaker behind “Manny” describes documentary as a dream come true

Inquirer: Fil Am filmmaker behind “Manny” describes documentary as a dream come true

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Manny (documentary)Ryan Matthew Moore is the Filipino American filmmaker behind the upcoming documentary, Manny, set to be released in the Philippines this March.

“This is a dream that I had for a very long time,” said Moore about the film.

Moore first met Pacquiao five years ago through common friends.

When he first started filming … Read more

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Feb 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ABS CBN: Filipino American girl impresses American Idol judges

ABS CBN: Filipino American girl impresses American Idol judges

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Watson, MalayaA young Filipino American girl from Southfield, Mich. has wowed the American Idol judges.

Thirteen-year-old Malaya Watson impressed the judges with her performance of Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way,” winning her the coveted “golden ticket” to Hollywood.

Watson credited her Lolo, which means ‘grandfather’ in Tagalog, as a musical influence.

“My musical inspiration comes from … Read more

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Feb 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on DNAinfo New York: Filipino American journalist beaten because he kicked a woman?

DNAinfo New York: Filipino American journalist beaten because he kicked a woman?

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Randy GenerThe brutal beating of Filipino American journalist, Randy Gener, has taken a strange turn since initial investigations that the assault was a hate crime against the openly gay author.

DNAinfo New York has reported that according to a criminal complaint filed with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, the fight may have escalated because Gener kicked … Read more

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Feb 2, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Bruno Mars scores big at Superbowl with halftime performance. @BrunoMars

Bruno Mars scores big at Superbowl with halftime performance. @BrunoMars

posted by Randall

Bruno MarsThe reviews are coming in and by most accounts, Bruno Mars scored big in the half time show at Superbowl XLVIII.

The Filipino American and Puerto Rican from Hawaii started off his set with an energetic drum solo then moved into his hits Locked Out of Heaven and Treasure before wrapping his 14 minute set … Read more

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Jan 31, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on .@Seahawk & Fil-Am Doug Baldwin preps for his first Superbowl

.@Seahawk & Fil-Am Doug Baldwin preps for his first Superbowl

posted by Randall

Doug Baldwin carries Philippine flag Seattle Seahawks Doug Baldwin knows one thing for sure about Sunday’s Superbowl against the Denver Broncos.
 
He told GMA he won’t be carrying the Philippine flag the way he did in a game against the Minnesota Vikings to bring attention to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
 
“That’s not happening,” he simply said.
 … Read more

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Jan 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Arrest made in beating of Filipino American gay journalist

Arrest made in beating of Filipino American gay journalist

posted by Randall

Randy Gener

NBC New York is reporting that an arrest has been made in the severe beating of Filipino American and gay journalist Randy Gener.(thanks to Troy Espera for the tip).

Leighton Jennings, a 24-year old man from Queens, was charged with second-degree assault.

This was the sketch police had previously released of the suspect Randy Gener beating suspect

Meanwhile, $50,000 … Read more

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Jan 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on .@BrunoMars takes home Grammy for best pop vocal album

.@BrunoMars takes home Grammy for best pop vocal album

posted by Randall

Bruno Mars GrammyBruno Mars is on a roll.

He won the Grammy last night for Best Pop Vocal Album for his Unorthodox Jukebox CD, beating out Justin Timberlake, Lorde, Robin Thicke and Lana Del Rey.

The album hit number one in 2012 and spawned several singles including Locked Out of Heaven, When I Was Your ManRead more

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