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    Posted by Ben Fong-Torres

    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...

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  • Enter to Win A Trip to the New Orleans Jazz Festival and DVD Classics from Universal!

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    Enter to Win a Trip for 2 Couples to the famed New Orleans Jazz Festival and your own set of the cult classic "Imitation of Life" just released by Universal Studios Home Video.

    Considered one of the most acclaimed films of its time, Universal Studios Home Video is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the timeless classic by featuring both the original 1934 and 1959 versions on one disc.

    A favorite of many, this is the first time ever that you can own the original 1934 version.

    "Imitation of Life" - brought to life the reality of racial misogyny and the hidden conflicts that for many in America during this era, the ability to pass as white presented the opportunity for a better life. Timeless and still relevant today, Universal's "Urban Suite" DVD set is being introduced to a whole new generation.

    Enter to Win exciting prizes, including a vacation for two to the 35th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

    TO ENTER:

    Entry can be done online or by mail. To learn more visit: http://www.thebigballoon.net/uuspromo.jpg or for Spanish visit http://www.thebigballoon.net/uuspromocion.jpg. Entries must be postmarked by March 5 and received by March 15. Winners will be announced April 5, 2004. Complete sweepstakes rules are available by request at uuspromo@thebigballoon.net. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law.