Haikus On Hotties Returns for Another Year of Asian American Hotness

The year is ending. How will you mark the future? Why not with hot men? It’s almost the end of 2016, which means people can finally turn the calendar and bring in a new year. And there’s no better way to start 2017 than with over a dozen handsome Asian men with poetry written on them. After the success […]

Tim Atlas On his Experience on The Voice – Coffee Break w/ Minji Chang

Singer-Songwriter, and Kollab SF Alum, Tim Atlas joins Minji for this Coffee Break chat. Tim recounts moving to LA to continue his pursuit of music as well as his experiences on NBC’s The Voice as a member of both Team Gwen and Team Pharrell. Hear more from Tim at https://www.youtube.com/user/timfergus0n Like what you hear? subscribe […]

Julia Cho and Artists at Play Blows Sh*t Up on the Stage

Asian representation in media has been receiving a lot of attention over the last few years. Starting with the progress made on TV by shows such as Fresh off the Boat and Master of None opening the community’s eyes to the possibilities of genuine Asian American stories being told on screen (by Asian Americans), and […]

Meet Some of the Asian/Pacific Islander Actors in the Cast of Disney’s Moana

Disney’s next animated film, Moana, is set to come out in theaters this Thanksgiving. Set thousands of years ago in Oceania, it tells the story of a young navigator and a demigod as they set sail across the ocean, in search of a fabled island. From the release of its first few trailers, anticipation is constantly […]

Awkwafina & Mindy Kaling Join Ocean’s 8 Cast

Earlier today, Deadline confirmed that deals are close for the initial cast of their new heist movie Ocean’s 8, directed by Gary Ross (The Hunger Games and Free State of Jones). Big names in announcement include Oscar winners Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Anne Hathaway as well as notable names like Helena Bonham-Carter and Rihanna. While […]

Sarah Kuhn has a Heroine Complex – Coffee Break with Minji Chang

Writer Sarah Kuhn joins us on Coffee Break to talk about her newly released novel Heroine Complex, the first book in a new superhero saga starring Asian American female protagonists! Sarah shares about her inspiration for the story, the process of publishing her first novel, and how she became, and sustains as, a professional creative. Learn more about Sarah and […]

Artist Kamea Hadar Celebrates Identity and President Obama with His New Mural “Hapa”

Earlier this summer, Honolulu became a little bit more presidential when a new mural of President Barack Obama came into existence. Found on a street corner in the city the 44th President of the United States was born and raised, the piece of art is the latest handiwork of local artist, Kamea Hadar. “So the mural […]

Kollab ATL Chats With Julee Cerda About Smart People, “Twokens,” and Acting

Kollaboration Atlanta’s Qui Ho interviews actress Julree Cerda about her upcoming role in the play “Smart People,” premiering in Atlanta on July 12 at the True Colors Theatre Company.  Julee Cerda is an American actress born in Seoul, South Korea. She was raised in New York but spent part of her childhood in her father’s […]

We Call Her Yolanda: A Story of Recovery

When Typhoon Haiyan, otherwise known as Typhoon Yolanda, hit the Philippines in 2013, the media was quick to deem the Philippine population as “resilient,” applauding the ability of the Filipino people to persevere in the face of one of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. But shortly after the Typhoon settled, stories of the storm […]

Naomi Ko talks Screenwriting, Taking on Hollywood Racism, and Writing Terrible Fan Fiction

Listen to the audio version of this article: Stationed on opposite ends of the continental USA, my interview with Naomi Ko starts off with a weird game of video tag before the dawning realization that my sunny afternoon is an ungodly hour in her California morning. After finally connecting, she says “Sorry for the mess. […]