The following article contains sensitive content such as violence and rape. For historical context, see “Comfort Women Today – After You Kill A Butterfly” On April 13, the 2016 Korean Culture Night “When You Kill A Butterfly” told the emotional struggle of a group of young people during World War II with tradition and innovation.…
April was Jazz Appreciation Month, a month to celebrate the history and heritage of this uniquely American genre.
Second-year pre-med English major Derek Nguyen is directing this year’s Thai Culture Night, “Lost and Found.” Derek talks to PacTies about Thai Culture Night, which is this Saturday April 23 at 6:30 PM in Schoenberg Hall. Admission is free. Pacific Ties: Tell us about Thai Culture Night! Derek Nguyen: Thai Culture Night is a once…
Whitewashing in film is when white actors are cast in non-white roles.
Bad Rap, documentary about Asian American rappers, to premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
The documentary, directed by Salima Koroma and produced by Jaeki Cho, follows four rappers, Dumbfoundead, Awkwafina, Rekstizzy, and Lyricks, as they try to break into the hip-hop world.
On April 2, the audience at the 2016 Taiwanese Culture Night (TCN) “摯親愛的,” or “Dear My Love,” laughed, cried, and applauded the touching performance that focused on the struggles the LGBTQ community faces in Taiwan.