The Yellow Whistle Commends Due Process and the Efforts of AAPI Civil Rights Groups in the Acquittal of Professor Anming Hu 

New York, New York (September 13, 2021) – On September 9, 2021, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee acquitted University of Tennessee Engineering Professor Anming Hu of all charges brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under its controversial “China Initiative”.  Professor Hu’s case was the first to go to trial from this program, which has encouraged and institutionalized … Continue reading The Yellow Whistle Commends Due Process and the Efforts of AAPI Civil Rights Groups in the Acquittal of Professor Anming Hu 

Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

By Lia Chang, Evan D’Angeles and Yuka Takara Legendary star of stage and screen, actor and singer Alvin Ing was best known for his Broadway roles in Pacific Overtures and Flower Drum Song, and the 2014 Paramount Pictures feature crime-drama The Gambler, where he starred as Mr. Lee opposite Mark Wahlberg, along with John Goodman, Jessica Lange and Brie Larsen. He also appeared in the … Continue reading Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

Broadway on Demand Extends Stream of CollaborAzian’s All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma through July 28; A Benefit Concert for Stop AAPI Hate

Due to popular demand, Broadway on Demand is extending the stream of CollaborAzian’s A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, helmed by theatre and television director Alan Muraoka (“Sesame Street,” Aladdin, Miss Saigon), and starring an all-Asian American cast featuring Cindy Cheung (“13 Reasons Why”) as Miss Shingle and The Others, Karl Josef Co (Pacific Overtures) as Monty Navarro, Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera) as … Continue reading Broadway on Demand Extends Stream of CollaborAzian’s All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma through July 28; A Benefit Concert for Stop AAPI Hate

Aug. 2: Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee, Deborah Grausman, Lamont Brown and More Set for BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES, A Benefit for Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is presenting a special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires on Monday, August 2 at 7:00PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. Proceeds from the event will benefit the theater. For tickets and information call (413) 528-0100 or visit www.mahaiwe.org. Broadway in the Berkshires, a magical evening of all-star entertainment, features Broadway’s brightest stars. … Continue reading Aug. 2: Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee, Deborah Grausman, Lamont Brown and More Set for BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES, A Benefit for Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Watch: Dale Minami Accepts Norman Y. Mineta Lifetime Achievement Award from APAICS

In May, the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) honored Minami Tamaki LLP Senior Counsel Dale Minami with the Inaugural Norman Y. Mineta Lifetime Achievement Award during its Virtual APAICS 27th Anniversary Awards Gala Dinner. The Award was renamed this year to reflect the outstanding contributions made by Norman Y. Mineta over a lifetime of public service.  “Receiving an award named after one of … Continue reading Watch: Dale Minami Accepts Norman Y. Mineta Lifetime Achievement Award from APAICS

Richard Ebihara, Wayland Quintero and Perry Yung of The SLANT Performance Group In Reunion Concert at 21 Pell Street

Richard Ebihara, Wayland Quintero and Perry Yung started The SLANT Performance Group in 1995, as a way of addressing racial and sexual stereotypes with energetic and raucous power to combat the image of the silent and shy Asian. Their first show, Big Dicks Asian Men, examined institutionalized power structures that oppressed minorities. Through music, dance, theater and humor, songs such as “No Menus Please” humanized … Continue reading Richard Ebihara, Wayland Quintero and Perry Yung of The SLANT Performance Group In Reunion Concert at 21 Pell Street

Multimedia: Broadway Legend André De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre

The 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre is the latest accolade for Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields, fresh from his critically-acclaimed turn as King Lear at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival. On July 11, Tom D’Angora and Michael D’Angora, co-directors and co-producers of The Theatre World Awards virtual benefit gala, held an intimate viewing party in a screening room at … Continue reading Multimedia: Broadway Legend André De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre

Jul. 15: Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga to Host Virtual All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma

Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga will make a special appearance as the host of CollaborAzian’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder on Thursday, July 15th, 2021. The abridged version of Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak’s musical is directed by Sesame Street’s Alan Muraoka and features an all-Asian American cast and production team. “Historically, Asian American artists have been … Continue reading Jul. 15: Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga to Host Virtual All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma

Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater

Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater https://wp.me/p8ilTC-a8i Continue reading Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater

Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater

On Sunday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m., in a departure from the annual award ceremony, a one-night only virtual Special Gala Award Benefit to honor Broadways best is being held to help raise funds for the prestigious Theatre World Awards. The 2021 Special Honorees include Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, and André De Shields. The ONE-NIGHT ONLY Special Gala Benefit will be a celebration of 75 years of … Continue reading Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater