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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • Live Crab Vending Machines debut in China's Zhehiang province

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    September 11, 2013 - Hairy crabs are a popular delicacy in China. They are in season from August to October. A new vending machine has popped up in Hangshou, China reported by writer Gwynn Guilford of The Atlantic.com similar to this live hairy crab vending machine which debuted in a subway station in Nanjing, Jiangsu province December 17, 2010. The crab dispenser was designed by Shi Tuanjie, Chairman of the Nanjing Shuanghu Crab Industrial Company  Photo Credit by Sean Yong Reuters Hangshou, China   The owner of the vending machine which just opened in Hangshou in September, 2013 is Mr. Liu who owns a live crab shop. He hopes to cater to crab buyers who come after hours when his crab shop is closed for the night. 11pm at night and hungry for live hairy crab? No problem, just head over...
  • Awards announced - San Francisco's CAAMFEST Celebrates Asian and Asian American Film, Food and Music

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    March 30, 2013 San Francisco Updates - CAAMFest winners announced: DEAD DAD is the winner of the Comcast Narrative Competition. SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE is the winner of the Documentary Conpetition. Aggie Ebrahii Bazaz received the Loni Ding Award The Emerging Filmmaker Award recipient is Ernesto Foronda of SUNSET STORIES. CAAM (The Center for Asian American Media) offers programs all year round. Visit CAAM's website at CAAMedia.org, and support its mission by becoming a member.    March 17, 2013 San Francisco CAAMFest is in full swing!  The Center for Asian American Media has launched CAAMFest, an exciting new festival March 14-24, 2013. Formerly called the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, the 31st annual event not only has a brand new name...
  • Happy Year of the Snake! Angi Ma Wong's Predictions for the Year

    Posted by Angi Ma Wong

    by Angi Ma Wong FenSShui Lady ® Predictions for the Year of the Water Snake 4711   Currently Angi is scheduled to appear at an event called "The Chinese in America Interactive" with storytelling, displays, music and a surprise at the end! Wednesday May 29, 20134:40pmLive Oak Library4153 E. Live Oak AvenueArcadia, California You can order her feng shui books and kits at www.AngiMaWong.com                                               GENERAL FORECAST             During the Year of the Water Snake, the element of water sits on top of the fire element so they are in conflict. The Snake represents the mon...
  • Nov. 9 Wexner Center Event: A Conversation between Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz and Rolling Stone founder, publisher and editor Jann S. Wenner

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    Columbus, Ohio Friday November 9, 2012 renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz will have a conversation with Rolling Stone's co-founder, publisher, and editor Jann S. Wenner at the Wexner Center for the Arts Mershon Auditorium in Columbus, Ohio. Their collaboration at Rolling Stone in the 1970s is legendary. Their subsequent—and independent—roles are also legendary as interpreters and shapers of the social, cultural, and political history of America. This event is part of a public celebration of the prestigious Wexner Prize which will be presented in a ceremony to Ms. Leibovitz on Saturday November 10.  Annie Leibovitz Photo by Nick Rogers courtesy of Leibovitz Studio © 2012  Annie Leibovitz is the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Wexner Priz...