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Magic In the Midst of Pandemic

With everything that is going on, we could all use a bit of magic, fun, and laughter. Kevin’s Virtual Magic Experience brings that sense of fun and interaction even within the comforts of your own home.
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#AsianWhoCANUplift: Mia Park

Mia believes that when water rises, all the ships rise with it. For the past years, she has been using her skills in acting, writing, producing, and teaching yoga to uplift herself and others.
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#AsianWhoCANBrew: Francis Almeda

Francis acknowledges the importance of a support system for people to continue pursuing their passion. He has been fostering valuable relationships and a sense of community among AAPIs through Side Practice Coffee.
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Reading Towards Diversity

Founded in 1963, this Chicago-based independent bookstore chain has been sharing stories on cultural heritage, aiming to educate the public on diversity that contributes to nation-building.
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Reigniting a Dream with a Push from the Asian American Community

Justin Leong, a man who was swayed by the demands of life, has found a chance to face his fugly side: making a lot of excuses to remain in his comfort zone. Finally, he overcame this last June 2020 by simply taking a pencil to begin his comics called The Fugly Dumpling which now has a whopping 19,000+ readers.
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The K-Pop Groups We Stan

The popularity of K-Pop has created opportunities to form close communities which are filled with hot discussions about personal biases, concert dates, tours, merchandise, and more! Wondering what all the excitement is about? We didn’t want you to miss out on the fun so we’re giving a quick roundup of these groups and some of their popular songs!
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START-UP: An Impressive K-Drama For The Budding Entrepreneur In All Of Us

Start-Up is all about one’s journey in building their own company from scratch but it goes a bit deeper than that. Find out a couple of things that we find impressive about the series to give you a quick view of what makes it interesting to watch!
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Fortune Favors the Average Joe

Raj Subrameyer who is an Average Joe launches his new book, Skyrocket Your Career, which shares useful tips on how to stop running on autopilot and begin to aspire to find your true passion and identity.
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Token Theatre debuts with rom-com play Zac Efron

Token Theatre’s debut play, “Zac Efron”, is a rom-com about Asian gay men looking for love. Co-written by Rhee and actor & Token director of development, Wai Yim. The company will have an online reading of scenes from the play this Thursday and Saturday, directed by Helen Young and starring Broadway veteran Telly Leung.
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Easter Eggs: FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS

Disney Christmas Advert 2020 - Filipino things you might have missed while you were crying, from household items to minor audible things.
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‘Parasite’ Becomes Vanguard of Oscars History

In the recent 92nd Academy Awards, Parasite made history as it became the sixth foreign language film to win the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
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Lisa Tejaro is Whip-Smart in "Wit"

​Lisa Tejaro is one of Chicago's finest actors, giving what the Chicago Sun-Times calls "a whip-smart, ultimately crushing performance" in The Hypocrites production of "Wit".