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Takashi Murakami has certainly made a name for himself in the art world, shocking international audiences with his contemporary, commodifiable output which includes everything from paintings and sculptures to collaborationswith Kanye West, Vans, and Louis Vuitton. Playing off popular culture as well as …




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    Master of None

    Launched on November 6, 2015, Netflix has launched its latest original series, Master of None. Created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, the 10-part television comedy series follows the life Dev Shah (Aziz Ansari), a 32-year-old actor who attempts to make his way through life in New......

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    Powered by Overfishing, Sushi is Emptying the Oceans

    Few culinary exports have gone on to attain success comparable to that of the sushi roll. The demand for this type of dish has been so great that it has in turn affected the populations of many oceanic inhabitants. And while it’s global reach has......

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    Shake Shack Opens in Tokyo

    New York-based hamburger fast food chain, Shake Shack recently opened its first flagship store in Tokyo, Japan. Located in Tokyo’s famed Meiji Jingu Gaien park, the retail space seats 67 diners in addition to 100 outside under the patio. The location will feature all of Shake Shack’s......

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    2015 Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

    Celebrating its 5th year, the 2015 Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF) is Vancouver’s premier international South Asian Film Festival. Running November 27-29, 2015, VISAFF bridges the gap between South Asian talent and mainstream audiences with a host of the best feature films and......

  • MUJI Opens in New York

    Japanese retail company, MUJI recently opened its largest flagship store in New York City. Located across New York City’s New York Public Library landmark Schwarzman Building by the corner of Fifth Avenue and Library Way, the retail space is the brand’s largest in the North America spanning......

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    Uniqlo – Star Wars

    Uniqlo, Japan’s leading clothing retail chain has teamed up with Lucasfilm Limited, American film production company for a limited edition Star Wars collection. In anticipation of the December 18 release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the series of apparel consists of hoodies, Heattech wear, sweatshirts, umbrellas and......

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    ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen Coming to Chicago

    ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen is set to open its first branch store in Chicago, Illinois. Located in Chicago’s central business district of The Loop along Jackson Boulevard and State Street, the 12 seat eatery will serve all of ShopHouse’s popular fast casual chain of Southeast Asian-influenced......

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    IP Man 3

    Directed by Wilson Yip follows a biographical martial arts feature film based on the later life of Wing Chun Kung Fu master who mentored Bruce. Marking the third installment of the series, Master Ip is forced to take a stand when a band of brutal gangsters led......

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    2015 South Asian International Film Festival

    Celebrating its 12th year, the 2015 South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) is the largest film premiere destination for South Asian/ Indian filmmakers in the United States. Running December 9-13, 2015, SAIFF offers the best new cinema from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh......