2 hrs ago
Theater review: PlayMakers' Hold These Truths
Hold These Truths a ...a ...a ...a ...a ... PlayMakers at Kenan Theatre Through April 27 PlayMakers concludes a season remarkable for its thoughtfulness on big topics, whether timely or timeless, with a PRC2 Series production.
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15 hrs ago
Avril Lavigne's Latest Video isn't Racist, But it is Disappointing
Canadian music artist Avril Lavigne released her latest music video for her song, "Hello Kitty," and it has some people up in arms claiming it's racist.
17 hrs ago
Hidden History: Farm Labor Camps in WWII
Jerome , known now as the Minidoka Relocation Center at the Minidoka National Historic Site, was the largest center and housed 9,000 people during Between 1942 and 1944, 33,000 Japanese-Americans volunteered to leave the relocation centers to work on farms and lived with their families in farm labor camps operated by the , the FSA housed ... (more)
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Bucks craftsman's complex now a national landmark
The George Nakashima Woodworker Complex in New Hope, Bucks County, has been recognized as a National Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Chapel Hill News
a Hold These Truthsa confronts Japanese-American internment
Inspired by a true story, "Hold These Truths" takes place in Seattle during World War II, where University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights U.S. government orders to forcibly incarcerate people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Book Review: 'Fall Down Seven' by C.E. Edmonson
Winner of the 2014 Reader Views Literary Awards for Best Historical Fiction, Fall Down Seven is the moving and dynamic story about a Japanese-American family's experiences when World War II begins.
The Daily Breeze
Japanese tattoo art show explores the craft and its future
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday-Sunday and noon-8 p.m. Thursday through Sept.
The closing of Abu Ghraib and the U.S. failure in Iraq
The government of Iraq last week announced that it had padlocked the infamous prison at Abu Ghraib.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
Invaluable devotion to Hawaii's families spanned decades
Two months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, amid anti-Japanese sentiments and fears within the Japanese community, Kanazawa, then a 26-year-old self-described country girl from Waimea, Hawaii island, was tapped to serve Japanese citizens in Hawaii as executive secretary to the Swedish vice consul, who had assumed the Japanese Consulate's duties ... (more)
The Star Press
Feed your soul at Denver's Domo
Domo isn't just a Japanese restaurant. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture -- by visiting a museum that evokes a northern Japanese farmhouse, strolling in a garden studded with Buddha statues, or even taking a martial arts class in the lovingly converted former warehouse where the restaurant compound is located.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
What a bursting out there was and what a blossoming
The first-year teacher in social sciences at Papillion-La Vista High School spent last week in the nation's capital, representing Nebraska at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a cultural exchange program between the U.S. and Japan.
St. Petersburg Times
For poet Tess Gallagher, creativity grows from collaboration
For many writers, poetry is a solitary craft. But for acclaimed poet Tess Gallagher, creativity is often a matter of collaboration.
The Globe and Mail
Sulu who? Famous, finally, for being George Takei
When George Takei was first on television being gay was 'not even talked about.'
Thu Apr 17, 2014
A Lynching and Stories of Two Wars
April 12, 1782: Loyalists took Patriot Captain Joshua Huddy, held as a prisoner in New York, to Highlands, where they hanged him in retribution for the killing of Loyalist Philip White, killed while allegedly attempting to escape while being transported to Freehold as a prisoner.
The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis...
The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis and action with insulin sensitivity and diabetes mellitus in women at midlife.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Foodie vacation destination: Feed your soul at Denver's Domo
Domo isn't just a Japanese restaurant. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture - by visiting a museum that evokes a northern Japanese farmhouse, strolling in a garden studded with Buddha statues, or even taking a martial arts class in the lovingly converted former warehouse where the restaurant compound is located.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mises Economics Blog
Did the US Provoke the Axis Powers?
In her latest hit piece on the Mises Institute, WaPo's Jennifer Rubin quotes a David Weigel hit piece on the Mises Institute in which Weigel attacks David Gordon and Ralph Raico for daring to criticize Winston Churchill.
Books For The Road - Two by Jamie Ford
Jamie Ford has captured me. His first book, Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter And Sweet was good and I wondered if another book would match the sensitivity and depth of that.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Call For More Japanese Women In International Peace Efforts
A panel of experts on Monday advised Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida for more active participation of women as part of the nation's efforts to boost peace-building contributions in conflict areas.
Plywood Report: Bend's Pono Farm Opening Japanese Spot in Hollywood
Bend-based butcher shop Pono Farm & Fine Meats - which operates a stand at the Portland Farmers Market - will soon open a Portland outpost, but it'll be different from its Southern Oregon deli counter.