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  • 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,...

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  • Help 'Right Footed' Documentary about Jessica Cox Take the Final Step!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 24, 2014 Los Angeles  "Right Footed" the inspiring documentary about Filipino American disability activist Jessica Cox who was born without arms is almost ready for distribution. Donate now through IndieGoGo to help the filmmakers complete this documentary. The film is directed by Nick Spark and produced by Mona Lisa Yuchengco, a documentary filmmaker, Filipino American community activist, and publisher of Filipinas magazine. The url link to donate is:  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-right-footed-take-the-final-step--2  Despite the challenges, Jessica managed to overcome both physical and emotional hurdles to become independent, learning to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet and - facing one of her greatest fears - learning to fly ...
  • 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 www.delanomanongs.com 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...
  • Sumi Sevilla Haru, SAG-AFTRA Leader 1939-2014

    Posted by AC Team

    October 16, 2014 Los Angeles AFTRA mourns the passing of national board member and former interim Screen Actors Guild President Sumi Sevilla Haru, who died October 16, 2014 at age 75. “It is with great sadness that our SAG-AFTRA family says goodbye to Sumi Haru,” said SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard. “Sumi notably represented SAG-AFTRA and its predecessor unions for decades on our local and national boards, and as Screen Actors Guild recording secretary and interim president. Sumi served our members through her lifelong dedication to actors, the labor movement, and civil rights and equal employment. She did that with conviction, passion and grace. Our deepest condolences go out to her loved ones. We will miss her.”
 Haru joined SAG in 1968 and AFTRA in 1972 and served as a national ...
  • 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 Arts.Mic.com. 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 CAPEUSA.org (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 ...

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