• Happy Year of the Wood Horse 4712! Predictions by Angi Ma Wong

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Happy Year of the Wood Horse 4712! Predictions by Angi Ma Wong
    Predictions for Year of Wood HORSE 4712   1/31/14 to 2/18/15 By Angi Ma Wong, Intercultural & Feng shui Consultant 2014              Hang on tight, Folks, it’s going to be a fast-paced year and not for the faint of heart. The characteristics of the Horse – headstrong, principle-driven, stubborn, inflexible, emotional and unstable,...


  • 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: ...
  • Dr. Herb Wong Pioneer Jazz Journalist & Educator 1928-2014

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    April 20, 2014 Menlo Park, CA Photo: Dr. Herb Wong at home July 18, 2012 Photo by Frank Jang.  Legendary jazz journalist, broadcaster, educator, and record and concert producer Doctor Herb Wong, 88, passed away at home in Menlo Park, California yesterday morning.  He hosted his own jazz show on KJAZ radio which aired from 1959 to 1996. He was a frequent emcee at the Monterey Jazz Festival, co-founded the Palo Alto Jazz Alliance, produced the Palo Alto Jazz Festival, and was a president of the International Association for Jazz Education, and elected to its Hall of Fame. In December, 2013 he was honored with the Palo Alto Excellence Award in Jazz Education.  An avid educator, he designed and taught more than 75 courses on jazz during his 25 years as an edicator in Palo Alto. H...
  • Deadline Extended to April 20, 2014 - Apply to the Latino Media Market

    Posted by AC Team

    Updated: The deadline has been extended to April 20! Submit your film projects to the Latino Media Market. This is a great oppotunity!  The NALIP 2014 Latino Media Market™ (LMM) is designed to bring funders, studio executives, distributors, dealmakers, agents, mentors and employers together with NALIP members and their projects. Now in its tenth year, the LMM consists of a meeting series for up to 24 selected projects. Filmmakers meet one-on-one with industry representatives who provide sound advice on how to advance their project to the next level. If your project meets the specific needs of the company, this can potentially open a window for your project to grow into a commissioned pilot, obtain broadcast licenses or completion funds. The photograph above is (L) with Katherine Lo, Di...
  • Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936-1970 Exhibition

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    San Francisco Filmmaker Arthur Dong has a new book and exhibition featuring items from his collection of nightclub memorabilia which he began to collect in 1985 for his research on his award-winning documentary "Forbidden City USA" about San Francisco's fabled Chinatown nightclub.  A series of events in San Francisco are scheduled: APRIL 12: 5:00-7:00 pm: "Forbidden City Happy Hour with Arthur Dong." Special guest Ben Fong-Torres is confirmed as a special guest to introduce filmmaker, author and curator Arthur Dong at a cocktail reception at the CHSA Museum to celebrate Arthur's new book and exhibit. Chinese Historical Society Museum, 965 Clay Street, San Francisco CA 94108. FREE. Info & RSVP: APRIL 13: 1:00 pm O...

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