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Asian Americans Break the Silence & Stereotypes Panel – SXSW 2017

For too long, Asian Americans have been underrepresented, stereotyped, or whitewashed in mainstream media & left very much invisible. In recent years, a growing grassroots movement & collaborative effort of Asian American creatives in new media, music, & film have changed the scene & brought this issue to the forefront after years of cultural evolution. […]

May 9, 2017 • by Marvin Yueh

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Kollaboration EMPOWER + STAR – November 11-12, 2016

This fall, Kollaboration will be hosting its biggest and most ambitious series of events aimed to inspire, promote and celebrate the Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) community in arts and entertainment. Taking place from Friday, November 11 to Saturday November 12, 2016, over multiple locations around the Little Tokyo neighborhood, the two-day event consists […]

September 2, 2016 • by Marvin Yueh

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The Many Manifestations of #OscarsSoWhite

Recently, the New York Times released a feature titled “The Faces of American Power, Nearly as White as the Oscar Nominees” and revealed a startling trend.  The feature compiled a list of “503 of the most powerful people in American culture, government, education and business, and found that just 44 are minorities,” which is approximately […]

March 1, 2016 • by Jennifer Baik

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Lily Rugo’s Top 5 Asian American Entertainers of 2015

Our next year-end list comes from Kollab Blog Associate Editor, Lily Rugo. Lily is a 2nd year journalism student at Emerson College and a member of the Kollaboration Boston Team. As one of our youngest editors, she offers unique perspectives to the blog team. In addition to Kollaboration, she’s also been published in USA Today and the multiple Emerson […]

December 29, 2015 • by Lily Rugo

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Five Dream “Kollaborations”

At Kollaboration, our objective has always been to come together as a community and battle negative stereotypes and the status quo via “empowerment through entertainment.”  Over the years in getting to know the numerous artists we’ve been honored to work with, we’ve seen a number of collaborations come about through the various mediums in the […]

December 17, 2015 • by Lauren Lola