Entertainment Spotlight

  • Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’

    Posted by Ben Fong-Torres

    Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’
    By Ben Fong-Torres It’s short shrift time. I have a life that’s ripe (and slightly wrinkled) for blogs and tweeting; for facebooking and updating. I’m just no good at it. My last column here on AsianConnections was about the memorial in late July for my sister Shirley. My last posting on the authors’ site, Redroom, was about a radio promo tour I did (20 stops, all on the phone...

Backstage Pass Articles

  • One-on-One with Maggie Cheung

    Posted by Lia Chang

    One-on-One with Maggie Cheung and a mini-retrospective during the 28th Asian American International Film Festival in New York.

  • Manzanar: An American Story at UCLA Live on Jun. 2

    Posted by Lia Chang

    Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Kristi Yamaguchi, Pat Suzuki, Martin Sheen, Sab Shimono and John Cho are in "Manzanar: An American Story" at Royce Hall on Jun. 2. This multi-media orchestral work is led by maestro Kent Nagano, with original text and directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, music composed by Jean-Pascal Beintus, David Benoit and Naomi Sekiya.

  • All Asian-American cast of IVANOV at Bernie West Theatre in New York

    Posted by Lia Chang

    Joel de la Fuente, Mia Katigbak, Daniel Dae Kim, Stephen Park, C.S. Lee, Orville Mendoza, Michi Barall, Mel Gionson, Keiko Green, Deepti Gupta, Rochele Tillman, and Virginia Wing are featured in the NAATCO production of Chekhov's Ivanov at the Bernie West Theatre in New York through Jun. 8.