JTown Summer Sessions 2011

The long-awaited blog summary of the J-Town Summer Sessions 2011! Well, maybe not that long-awaited, but anticipated. Right? Right. I’d hope so, anyway, since this intrepid blogger suffered sore feet and sunburned shoulders to bring you a live-blog of the entire event.

Festivities!

Mark your calendars! The Asian American Studies Center at UCLA is hosting a Welcome Reception to be held on Tuesday, September 29 from 5-7 in the Powell Library Rotunda, and it’s the opening event for the exhibit that will be displayed there from September 25 to December 11. (Pacific Ties will also be part of…

Songs of Consciousness

For all of you in the Los Angeles area – Kappa Psi Epsilon of UCLA are having their 6th annual open mic night on May 12th.  The event is free for all and everyone is invited to perform!  Here’s some more info: This open mic night is an outlet for performers, artists, and regular people…

Kal Penn goes from White Castle to White House!

Kal Penn (Harold and Kumar) leaves his recurring role on the popular Fox show, “House” to work as a liason between the Obama adminisration and the Asian constituency. White House spokesman Shin Inouye said Tuesday that the actor who had a recurring role on Fox’s TV show “House” and has starred in several movies would…