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2 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

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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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Asian-American, University of Washington

15 hrs ago | Kotaku

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.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks, Avril Lavigne, Life, Hello Kitty, Asian-American

17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

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)

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Related Topix: Minidoka, ID, Asian-American, Arts, Photography

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WFMZ

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Prison, University of Washington, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, US Military, US Navy

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Covina, CA, Asian-American

Merced Sun-Star

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Abu Ghraib, Asian-American

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)

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Waimea, HI

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.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Denver, IN, Asian-American

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ralston Recorder

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.

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Related Topix: Papillion, NE, Asian-American, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, St. Petersburg, FL, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Ireland, Asian-American

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.'

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, George Takei, Gay/Lesbian, Asian-American, Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Highlands, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Great Meadows, NJ, Warren County, NJ, Asian-American

CiteULike

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.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Asian-American, Biology, Science, Fasting

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NJ.com

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.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Asian-American

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.

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Writer's Wanderings

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Thailand

Eater

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.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Life, Food, Dining, Asian-American

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