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Artists for APAture

Kearney Street Workshop is now looking for artist submissions from the San Francisco Bay Area for its 13th annual multidisciplinary arts festival, APAture. The festival—slated to run from September 26 to October 5 in the San Francisco-Oakland region—is designed to “produce, present, and promote art that empowers” the Asian-Pacific American (APA) community. Kearney Street Workshop […]

June 19, 2014 • by Sarah Cho

A Different Type of Yellow Fever

For several years, a multitude of news outlets including CNN and the Daily Telegraph, have reported on the dominant trend of Asian plastic surgery towards “looking more Caucasian.”  However, one man in Brazil known as Xiahn Nishi — formerly named Max —  has taken steps to seek the reverse.  The Brazilian man, born with originally […]

June 2, 2014 • by Sarah Cho

Bernard Park Wins “K-Pop Star” Season 3

Kollaboration Atlanta Alum Bernard Park was recently named the winner of the third season of Korea’s K-Pop Star, a survival style singing reality show that has found immense popularity both in Korea and internationally.

April 24, 2014 • by Sarah Cho

Silence the Tiger Mom’s Roar

Defined by UrbanDictionary.com as a stereotypically Asian mother, the term Tiger Mom has been widely used in popular TV shows, YouTube videos, and other popular media. But, the question remains as to whether these mythical creatures actually exist and whether this style of parenting is really as effective as it’s been made out to be. […]

April 4, 2014 • by Sarah Cho

Kollaboration 2014 Kicks Off

Kollaboration – a non-profit with annual showcases featuring performances from local Asian-American musicians, dancers, and other miscellaneous talent – is in the midst of preparing for their 15th year of shows.  Though it originally began in Los Angeles, it has grown tremendously and now has shows in 14 different cities.  Keep up to date with […]

March 30, 2014 • by Sarah Cho