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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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  • CAAMFest 2015 Kicks off its 33rd Year March 12-22

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

      UPDATE: March 19, 2015 There are so many great films, music and food events to attend at CAAMFest 2015!  First, check CAAMFest's guide here. Don't miss out. There are only a few more days of this fantastic festival! I attended three film premieres last weekend in San Francisco and they are a must see.  March 20, 2015 at 7:10pm - On Stage Conversation with Filmmaker Arthur Dong with film critic and author B. Ruby Rich takes place at the New People Cinema, 1746 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115. CAAM is honoring Arthur Dong this year as its Spotlight feature for his more than four decades of inspirational filmmaking. His latest documentary debuted last Sunday March 15 at CAAMFest, The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor, and a digitally remastered version of his 1989 ...
  • Top Chef Shirley Chung launches her exciting restaurant today in Irvine, California!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    December 10, 2014 Chef Shirley Chung's TWENTY EIGHT Modern Chinese Cuisine Lounge and Restaurant 19530 JAMBOREE ROAD, IRVINE, CA  http://TwentyEightOC.com Congratulations to Top Chef Shirley Chung! Today marks the launch of new, exciting cuisine in Orange County, California with the grand opening of her highly anticipated restaurant TWENTY EIGHT: Modern Chinese Cuisine. Trained in classic French and Italian cuisine and born and raised in Beijing, China, Chef Shirley Chung's extraordinary style of cooking "without borders" can now be showcased at her very own restaurant located in Irvine, California. The beautiful restaurant occupies the ground floor of a complex adjacent to Orange County's Google headquarters, and is nearby to the University of California Irvine and Newport Beach. Che...
  • http://asianconnections.com/2014/03/29/circle-your-calendars-for-may-10-2014-request-an-invite-from-the-smithsonian-and-shoot-for-a-day-in-the-life-of-asian-pacific-america-exhibition;3684

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Update July 4, 2014 It's Live! Check out A DAY IN TE LIFE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA! Curated by Eddie Wong for SmithsonianAPA.org! www.smithsonianapa.org.   Update May 22, 2014 Eddie Wong's bright idea to produce and guest curate an online digital exhibition "A Day in the LIfe of Asian Pacific America" is now in preparation to open on July 4, 2014 at SmithsonianAPA.org. Submissions are now closed, and the curators are busy making selections to include in the online exhibition. The ambitious exhibition is the largest open-submission project for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, which attracted 300 creatives from all over the world, contributing 1500 pieces.    Update May 11, 2014 Post the images or videos you shot on May 10 by May 14!  The steps to upload a...
  • U.S. State Dept. Announces 'No Visa' Policy for Filipinos

    Posted by AC Team

    April 22, 2014 Washington, D.C. The State Department has announced a life-changing new policy for Filipinos. Visas will no longer be required to travel to the United States. The policy to take the Philippines off the list of countries that are required to obtain visas for travel to the U.S. is effective immediately. For more on this announcement click to related stories: Adobochronicles.com WheninManila.com ...