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McDonald's "Year of the Dragon" Tote Bag Art Content

In celebration of this month’s AAPI Heritage Month, McDonald's wants to give the community a chance to showcase some of its talents. Open to all Chicago Based Artists, come and join the Year of the Dragon Art Contest!
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Unfiltered Laughter: Sugar Sammy's Comedy Odyssey

Sugar Sammy, a Montreal-born comedian with Indian roots, has built a global comedic empire over 25 years, drawing from his multicultural upbringing and influences like Eddie Murphy. With a bilingual show breaking records in Quebec, he fearlessly addresses taboo topics while adapting his material to connect with diverse audiences worldwide. Now touring the US, Sammy offers a fresh comedic perspective, believing laughter unites us beyond borders.
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Seoul Spinners: The Rise of Korean DJs in Chicago

Spinning beats and bridging cultures. Check out our list of Korean DJs in Chicago!
Interviews

2D Restaurant's Fusion of Interests, Ideas, and Ideals

Overcoming the pandemic, 2D Restaurant continues to flourish in Parisian-Asian style through their fusion of interests, ideas, and ideals.
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Filipino Folk Fusion Band, SamaSama Project, Nominated for Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago 2023

Filipino Folk Fusion Band, SamaSama Project, Nominated for Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago 2023
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Flair of Pink Power: Women Empowerment Documentaries You Should Watch

While the Barbie movie effectively relayed the sad historical truth of women through a fictional trope, there are hundreds of documentaries that can truthfully show the degree that women can burn to change this. See the power of our real-life Barbies and how they blazed the world with their flair!
Community

Upholding Happiness: The Bhutan's Way of Life

Although Bhutan is not a typical tour destination for those who chase whirlwind adventures, it is still worthwhile for those whose hearts are willing to journey its tranquil beauty. Here are the reasons why:
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Final Weeks for “Do-Not-Miss” LUCY AND CHARLIE’S HONEYMOON at Lookingglass Theatre Company

Lucy and Charlie’s Honeymoon is Now Playing at Lookingglass Theatre through July 16 Only!
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The Dashing Debonairs of CMAA 2023 Red Party and Asian American Men’s Fashion Show

It is finally here! We now present to you the lineup for this year’s Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) Red Party and Asian American Men’s Fashion Show.
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Mandala South Asian Performing Arts and Sonny Mehta Receive 2023 Joyce Award

Musician Sonny Mehta and Mandala South Asian Performing Arts are receiving a 2023 Joyce Award, the Joyce Foundation announced today.
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History Goes Back to the Future in Artist Kongkee’s Warring States Cyberpunk Exhibit, through July 15

Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, ‘No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.’ Award-winning artist and animation director Kongkee asks, “What happens when a soul emerges after 2,000 years from underwater—does it seek out something new? Does it return to familiar places?”
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Must Visit Cambodian Establishments Around Chicago

For this feature we’d like to highlight some establishments of our Cambodian brothers and sisters so that we may take a glimpse into their culture and lifestyle. Here are some places around Chicago that is worth visiting.