The Conservatory of Music in San Francisco came alive with music, dance, beatboxing, and comedy during the evening of Saturday August 23, as the 5th Annual Kollaboration San Francisco came into full swing. All the performances kept the audience actively engaged and entertained over the course of the three-hour event, and out of the six finalists, one went on to win Kollaboration SF 5 and the chance to perform at this fall’s Kollaboration Star.
Meet our new Kollaboration Chicago champion, Paul Kay!
Cary Fukunaga took home his very first Emmy for his work on True Detective last night and possibly became the first Asian American to win an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, or for any kind of directing at all for that matter.
Asian American women have been steadily rising in the world of entertainment over the past few years, whether it’s been through landing leading roles on television or performing at live music festivals. But what about the Asian American women in executive roles?
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has quickly become the newest social media trend of the summer, and now Asian American celebrities have joined in on the chilly fun.
ISAtv announced yesterday that it has picked up web series East Meets Morgan, an experiential pop culture show hosted by blogger and internet personality Morgan Lynzi exploring the bridge between East and West pop cultures through music, style, food, and beyond. Continue reading “Morgan Lynzi to Explore East and West Pop Culture Crossover in “East Meets Morgan””
To Koreans, fashion is no joke. With popular designers and brands like Jeremy Scott, Boy London, and HIGHNOBIETY showcasing their array of eclectic fashions in K-pop music videos and dramas, who wouldn’t want to own these creative pieces and show off their individuality? Continue reading “Fashion Showdown at KCON Transforms LA Convention Center into Garosu-gil”
The Green Turtle, the first Asian American superhero in comic book history, returns after nearly 70 years since its short-lived run in a new graphic novel, The Shadow Hero. Written by Gene Luen Yang and illustrated by Sonny Liew, the graphic novel explores the origin story of the Green Turtle as Hank Chu from the streets of Chinatown in the fictional city of San Incendio.
Kollaboration recently chatted with Yang, who is best known for his acclaimed graphic novels American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints as well as his work on Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender comics. In the following interview, Yang talks about his motivations behind creating an origins story for the Green Turtle and his thoughts about bringing in an Asian American superhero to current times.
As the domains of art and culture continue to find their place online, fashion continues to evolve into a communal art form. In many ways, fashion is now becoming more accessible, less elitist, and easier to follow thanks to the fashion bloggers who have fostered this intimate community online.
In particular, the community of Asian American fashion bloggers has grown considerably—and refreshingly so, especially when Asians continuously struggle today to break the bamboo ceiling. Here are 10 Asian-American fashion bloggers (and vloggers) who are representing the AAPI community in style.
With the 40th season of Saturday Night Live approaching, SNL recently tweeted out a call for host suggestions. We took the initiative to write up a list of Asian American talents who would rock the stage as a SNL host.