Author: Chris

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2017 Hapa Japan Festival

Celebrating its 3rd year, the 2017 Hapa Japan Festival is a celebration of mixed-race and mixed-roots Japanese people and culture. Running February 22-26, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA the festival aims to bring awareness of the growing Hapa Japanese community through concerts, exhibits, film screenings, a...

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2017 Fred Korematsu Day

Celebrating its 7th year, the 2017 Fred Korematsu Day continues to honor Fred Korematsu and his contributions to the nation's civil rights movement. Organized by the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, Korematsu Day is observed on January 29, 2017 as a day to remember the life of...

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2017 UVSA Tet Festival

Celebrating its 36th year, the 2017 UVSA Tet Festival in Southern California is the world’s largest Tet Festival outside of Vietnam. Running January 27-29, 2017, the festival hosted by the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations (UVSA) and takes aim at preserving the Vietnamese culture with...

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2017 London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration

Continuing its annual tradition, the 2017 London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration is the largest Chinese New Year celebration held outside of Asia. Running January 29, 2017, the London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration has become an integral part of the London event calendar and...

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Puma Clyde “Chinese New Year”

In celebration of the 2017 Chinese Lunar New Year, German-based sportswear manufacturer, Puma has created a limited edition version of the Clyde silhouette. Called the Clyde "Chinese New Year," the sneaker features a premium black leather upper contrasted with a white outsole. Additionally, an iridescent Formstripe mimicking...

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Love Alarm

Premiering in 2018, streaming giant Netflix has commissioned its first Korean drama series, titled Love Alarm. Produced by Jaemoon Lee of South Korea's Hidden Sequence, the 12-part television drama series will be adapted from the widely popular web cartoon of the same title by Chon...

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2017 Asian American Expo

Celebrating its 36th year, the 2017 Asian American Expo is the largest Asian trade show in the United States. Running January 14-15, 2017 in celebration of the coming Lunar New Year Festival, the Asian American Expo features 6 large exposition halls filled with 1,000+ vendors from Asian...

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2017 Anime Impulse

Celebrating its 2nd year, the 2017 Anime Impulse fuses the worlds of Anime, Manga Culture, Video Games and K-Pop with a festival encompassing everything fun in Asia. Running January 14-15, 2017, the festival organized by the creators of the hugely successful KTOWN Night Market and OC...

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Kinokuniya Coming to Dallas

Japanese-based bookstore chain, Kinokuniya is set to open its first two flagship stores in Dallas, Texas. Located in the suburbs of Dallas; Carrollton and Plano, the first location in Carrollton is scheduled to open January, followed by the Plano location opening February, 2017. Founded in 1927...

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Silence

Directed by Martin Scorsese, Silence is a historical drama feature-length film based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Shusaku Endo. Set in seventeenth century, the film follows two Portuguese Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) "who face violence and prosecution when...