• "Mozart of Math" UCLA Math Star Terence Tao wins $3 million prize

    Posted by AC Team

    June 28, 2014 Los Angeles UCLA mathematics professor Terence Tao, 38, is one of five winners of the new Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. The award provides $3 million to each of the five recipients from a fund established by high-tech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and Russia. A child prodigy, Tao earned his bachelor's degree at age 16 and finished his doctorate at Princeton...


  • October is Filipino American History Month - Oct-Nov Screenings for THE DELANO MANONGS

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 21, 2014 Updates: New U.S. Screenings for the groundbreaking documentary directed by Marissa Aroy. For news go to the official website at THE DELANO MANONGS Forgotten Heroes of the United Farmworkers Movement Tuesday October 21st, 2014 - Irvine, CA University of California at Irvine Cross-Cultural Center presents the screening as part of the contemporary social issues series.  Co-sponsored by Kababayan at UCI,  Student Life & Leadership, Student Affairs.  A discussion with director, Marissa Aroy and Mayor of Cerritos Mark E. Pulido follows. 7PM  Dr. White Room, UCI Cross-Cultural Center, 106 Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697.   ======================================================================= Thursday October...
  • Are Asian Americans fleeing Hollywood for Asia?

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    September 20, 2014 Are Asian Americans seeking careers in entertainment fleeing Hollywood for Asia? Writer Dana Ter presents compelling evidence in her article for Andrew Lam wrote early this year about the "Bamboo Ceiling" in Hollywood.  For decades, Asian Americans have faced an uphill battle to secure major starring roles in feature films and television. Non-profit (Coalition for Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) in Hollywood has carried the flag for 23 years to train, connect and open opportunities for Asian Americans. This year CAPE  has decided to eliminate all membership fees, and has opened its programs, services, and events to anyone seeking to make a meaningful impact in support of the AAPI community. So if you want to see more improvement ...
  • Robin Williams RIP 1951-2014

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    August 11, 2014 Sad and shocking news about Robin Williams dying today. What a brilliant talent, gone too soon. Here's a shot from our onstage interview at the Mill Valley Film Festival, celebrating his career as an actor as well as a comedian. Thanks, Robin, for all the laughs and your good heart.  - Ben Fong-Torres  ...
  • Maxine Hong Kingston honored by President Obama

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    July 29, 2014 Washington D.C. Author Maxine Hong Kingston was honored today by President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington D.C. She received the National Medal of Arts. Other honorees receving the 2013 National Medal of Arts include singer Linda Ronstadt, documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, and Hollywood studio CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.  The National Medal of Arts is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the U.S. government. Honorees were also given the 2013 National Humanitie Medal. Image courtesy of video. The full list of honorees. 2013 National Medal of Arts Julia Alvarez, Novelist, Poet, and Essayist Brooklyn Academy of Music, Presenter Joan Harris, Arts Patron Bill T. Jones, Dancer and Choreographer John Kander, Musical Theater ...

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