Simu Liu, Zendaya, Tim Cook, Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Michelle Yeoh, Nathan Chen, Eileen Gu, Michelle Zauner, Keanu Reeves, Michael R. Jackson, Oprah, Ariana DeBose, Hwang Dong-Hyuk, Taika Waititi, Andrew Garfield, Jon Batiste, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Letitia James, Maya Lin, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and more on 2022 TIME100

TIME revealed the 2022 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world today. The issue has 5 worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100: actor Zendaya, Apple CEO Tim Cook, recording artist Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, and actor Simu Liu. The TIME100 includes surprising pairings of the list members and the guest contributors TIME selects to write about them. The … Continue reading Simu Liu, Zendaya, Tim Cook, Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Michelle Yeoh, Nathan Chen, Eileen Gu, Michelle Zauner, Keanu Reeves, Michael R. Jackson, Oprah, Ariana DeBose, Hwang Dong-Hyuk, Taika Waititi, Andrew Garfield, Jon Batiste, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Letitia James, Maya Lin, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and more on 2022 TIME100

Joel de la Fuente, Carrie Preston, Florencia Lozano and more Kick Off a Week of Action with Virtual Performance of Margaret Vandenburg’s Satirical Play, ROE V. WADE 2.0 on May 16, and Continues Through May 23

Roe v. Wade 2.0, a collective action troupe of artists and activists, invites the public to participate in a week of theatrical action May 16-23 in defense of abortion rights. The action begins on May 16 at 7 pm ET with an online performance and panel discussion of Roe v. Wade 2.0, a satire written by Drama League Award nominee Margaret Vandenburg and performed by … Continue reading Joel de la Fuente, Carrie Preston, Florencia Lozano and more Kick Off a Week of Action with Virtual Performance of Margaret Vandenburg’s Satirical Play, ROE V. WADE 2.0 on May 16, and Continues Through May 23

The Japanese American National Museum Mourns the Passing of Board of Trustees Chair Norman Y. Mineta

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) is deeply saddened by the passing of an extraordinary leader, friend, and JANM Board of Trustees Chair, the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta. Secretary Mineta was 90 when he passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at his home in Edgewater, Maryland. Over thirty years ago, volunteers invested in the vision for a museum that would … Continue reading The Japanese American National Museum Mourns the Passing of Board of Trustees Chair Norman Y. Mineta

First Look: Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, is presenting the U.S. Premiere of Stefano Massini’s 7 Minutes

Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, is presenting the U.S. and English-language premiere of 7 Minutes, written by Stefano Massini (The Lehman Trilogy). Mei Ann Teo (SKiNFoLK: An American Show) is at the helm of this translation by Francesca Spedalieri, commissioned by Waterwell. 7 Minutes began preview performances on Mar. 17, opened on Mar. 27, and has a limited run through April 10, 2022 at … Continue reading First Look: Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, is presenting the U.S. Premiere of Stefano Massini’s 7 Minutes

Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, is presenting the U.S. Premiere of Stefano Massini’s 7 Minutes

Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, is presenting the U.S. and English-language premiere of 7 Minutes, written by Stefano Massini (The Lehman Trilogy). Mei Ann Teo (SKiNFoLK: An American Show) is at the helm of this translation by Francesca Spedalieri, commissioned by Waterwell. 7 Minutes began preview performances on Mar. 17 and will have a limited run through April 10, 2022 at HERE in New … Continue reading Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, is presenting the U.S. Premiere of Stefano Massini’s 7 Minutes

Tamlyn Tomita and Sean Miura to Co-host Live Broadcast of Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Created in response to the sharp rise in hate directed toward the AAPI community over the past few years, Boston Court Pasadena, East West Players, and Pasadena Playhouse have joined forces to share a virtual reading of Jeanne Sakata’s timely solo play Hold These Truths. The evening is co-directed by Jessica Kubzansky and Margaret Shigeko Starbuck. Co-director Jessica Kubzansky says, “I have had the privilege of … Continue reading Tamlyn Tomita and Sean Miura to Co-host Live Broadcast of Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Feb. 28: Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng Set for Live Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Created in response to the sharp rise in hate directed toward the AAPI community over the past few years, Boston Court Pasadena, East West Players, and Pasadena Playhouse have joined forces to share a virtual reading of Jeanne Sakata’s timely solo play Hold These Truths. The evening is co-directed by Jessica Kubzansky and Margaret Shigeko Starbuck. This live-streamed event features six of the wonderful actors … Continue reading Feb. 28: Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng Set for Live Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

The DNC AAPI Caucus is hosting a virtual Lunar New Year celebration on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7pm ET / 4pm PT to welcome the Year of the Tiger. The event is hosted in partnership with NextShark, a leading AAPI-focused media company and produced by Enfranchisement, and will be hosted and co-streamed on the DNC YouTube channel and NextShark’s Facebook page. The celebration will feature special appearances … Continue reading Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

Congresswoman Meng Introduces Legislation to Make Lunar New Year a Federal Holiday as Asian Americans Prepare to Ring in the Year of the Tiger

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she has introduced new legislation to create a federal holiday for Lunar New Year, as Asian Americans prepare to ring in the Year of the Tiger on Tuesday.  Meng’s measure would make Lunar New Year a federally recognized holiday in the United States, adding it to the list of eleven federal holidays that are currently recognized. The … Continue reading Congresswoman Meng Introduces Legislation to Make Lunar New Year a Federal Holiday as Asian Americans Prepare to Ring in the Year of the Tiger

André De Shields, Tom D’Angora, Margo Martindale, Jackie Cox and Cameron Kasky Receive 2021 Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club Human Rights Awards

The Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, a progressive organization covering the five boroughs of New York City, honored Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields; Award winning theater producer Tom D’Angora; four-time Emmy Award winner Margo Martindale; actor and cabaret performer Jackie Cox; and activist Cameron Kasky, at its annual Winter Gala and Awards Ceremony at the Hard Rock Café (1501 Broadway at 43rd … Continue reading André De Shields, Tom D’Angora, Margo Martindale, Jackie Cox and Cameron Kasky Receive 2021 Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club Human Rights Awards