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Newseum Opens Exhibit Celebrating Ethnic Media

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By Jenny Chen In May 2014, the Newseum debuted a surprisingly different take on media with their “One Nation with News for All” exhibit. The exhibit, which takes a close look at ethnic media in the United States, is the first collaboration between the Smithsonian and the Newseum. According to Jim Deutsch, program curator with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife …

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APAICS Celebrates its 20th Anniversary at the Annual Gala Awards

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By Aurora de Peralta Photos credit: Will Kim On the warm spring evening of May 6, 2014, many of the AAPI community’s most influential members gathered for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) 20th annual Gala Awards Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel. The founder of APAICS, the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, was present to celebrate the …

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AALEAD Celebrates 15th Anniversary–and a $43K D.C. Grant

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By Jennie L. Ilustre Bring out the champagne! Asian American LEAD (ALLEAD) is celebrating its 15th anniversary as a difference-maker. What’s more, last month, the D.C. Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) awarded AALEAD over $43,000 as its first-time Vietnamese American Youth Empowerment (VAYE) grant.            “The grant is a new grant opportunity that will help provide …

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2014 Lunar New Year in the DMV: The Year of the Horse

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By Michelle Phipps-Evans Lunar New Year is the most important festival of the year in many Asian countries. The D.C. metro area will celebrate the occasion with parades, dragon dances, live musical performances, and more. This year the Lunar New Year is a 15-day event that starts with the New Moon on the first day of the new year, which …

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Celebrating India’s Independence Day with Ambassador Rao

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OCA Celebrates 40th Anniversary at National Convention

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From July 18-21, OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates hosted their national convention at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, D.C. The convention included a preliminary screening of the documentary film “Linsanity”, workshops on activism, a politics plenary session, and a star studded gala, which closed the event. — Were you at the OCA conference? Share your photos with us …

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Madam Chennault Celebrates 88 in Style

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By Michelle Phipps-Evans Washington, DC – Hundreds of well-wishers converged at the Mayflower Hotel in NW Washington, D.C. on June 22nd to reminisce and to celebrate the birthday of an icon. The elegantly dressed audience dined on salmon and Angus beef, and enjoyed birthday cake and lively conversations. They came to celebrate the 88th birthday of Anna Chennault, chairwoman for …

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Celebrating the New Year with Anhui Huangmei Opera

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Anhui Huangmei Opera Troupe of Anhui, China visited the Washington area in the middle of the Chinese Lunar New Year. DC’s Anhui Friendship Association and Anhui Association jointly hosted a dinner to welcome the troupe and were treated with a very special Huangmei Opera show at the New Fortune restaurant on Feb. 12.

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Happy 4711 at Lakeforest Mall

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The Lunar New Year celebration at Lakeforest Mall was underway in a swirl of color and high energy, an annual tradition celebrating old world values in the new world. Organized by the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center (CCACC), the 2013 festivities ushering in 4711, the Chinese “Year of the Snake,” attracted happy crowds. The celebration included crafts workshops, cultural …

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The International Leadership Foundation (ILF) celebrates New Year

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Photos by Gino Wang.

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Special: LUNAR NEW YEAR COVERAGE

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Members of the area’s Chinese American community celebrated Chinese Lunar New Year 4711 on Feb. 10 in Chinatown. The annual New Year event is sponsored by The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, a group representing 30 Chinese-American organizations throughout the Greater Washington area. Over 40,000 people attended the festival and parade that featured traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, Kung Fu demonstrations, live …

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IGNITE: 2013 Korean American Inaugural Celebration Inaugur-Asian Coverage

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