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2010 Fall Arts Guide

2010 Fall Arts Guide

Alan Chong Lau September 16, 2010 1

Fall is the time when a new season for the arts gets under way. This year is full of promise. It is hard to predict trends but a few things do stick out

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Music to His Ears

Music to His Ears

Amy Huang September 16, 2010 Comments Off

A local, passionate, young violinist develops and conducts his own orchestra before heading to Columbia University.

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“A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop” and “Harimaya Bridge”

“A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop” and “Harimaya Bridge”

Yayoi Lena Winfrey September 15, 2010 Comments Off

A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop Based on the Coen Brothers’ 1984 classic, “Blood Simple”, this Chinese version about infidelity, murder and miscommunication is a remake by renowned filmmaker Zhang Yimou (“Raise

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Yamamoto’s show at the Greg Kucera Gallery

Yamamoto’s show at the Greg Kucera Gallery

Susan Kunimatsu September 15, 2010 Comments Off

An artist borrows memories from her Hawaiian childhood in the 1960s to inspire her modern work

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Is the Definition of Sophistication Obsolete?

Is the Definition of Sophistication Obsolete?

Huy X. Le September 15, 2010 1

Recently the wife took me to a ballet performance, where I promptly fell asleep. It was some sort of story about a doll that came to life and fell in love with a guy.

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J-word a No-No

J-word a No-No

Jintana Lityouvong September 15, 2010 Comments Off

The JA and Jewish communities collide over use of a derogatory term

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A Chinese Elder’s Casino-Bus Nightmare

A Chinese Elder’s Casino-Bus Nightmare

New America Media September 15, 2010 Comments Off

They call him Old Li. Too ashamed to return to China, he endlessly rides buses from New York to casinos. Never gambling, he lives on rebate coupons

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Asian Americans and  the Struggle for  Equal Marriage Rights

Asian Americans and the Struggle for Equal Marriage Rights

Kevin Minh Allen September 15, 2010 Comments Off

With the passage of the Defense of Marriage Act of 1998, Washington state banned marriages between people of the same sex within its borders. The Act was upheld in 2006 by the Washington State

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Model Minority Myth and the ‘Miracle Drug’

Model Minority Myth and the ‘Miracle Drug’

Associated Press September 15, 2010 Comments Off

Asian American college students are increasingly misusing dangerous prescription drugs like Adderall to help get good grades

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