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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!
Community

Out of the Shadows: The Bill Imada Top 50 Unsung Heroes of 2024

During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Hustle Network holds the Bill Imada Top 50 Unsung Heroes of 2024, including Lakhi Siap, Co-Founder of the Chicago Asian Network. Inspired by Bill Imada's commitment to giving back, Lakhi emphasizes resilience and collective action in empowering the AAPI community. As these unsung heroes are celebrated, their stories serve as a reminder of the power of solidarity and the legacy of positive change.
Arts/Entertainment

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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Breaking Boundaries: Jenn Tran Makes History as First Asian Bachelorette

In celebration of Women’s Month, we shine a spotlight on Jenn, a beacon of strength and compassion. As she embarks on her journey as the first Asian American Bachelorette, Jenn embodies the essence of resilience and determination, proving that women can excel in both career and love.
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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

This Fil-Am Father-Son Duo Hits a Viral Chord

Where trends come and go like fleeting moments, there are some stories that stand out. One such heartwarming tale revolves around a father and son whose soulful singing video became a viral beacon of joy for millions around the world.
Food

Lunar Feasts! (Chicago Food Guide for the 2024 LNY Celebrations)

Feast your way into the Lunar New Year with Chicago Asian Network's ultimate dining guide!
Community

Lunar New Year Events Around Chicago

No Lunar New Year Plans? Check out some of these events celebrating this exciting holiday!
Community

Asian American Coalition of Chicago Welcomes Sen. Duckworth to 2024 Lunar New Year Celebration (SOLD OUT)

Asian American Coalition of Chicago Hosts 41st Annual Lunar New Year Celebration February 10 at Drury Lane
Arts/Entertainment

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
Arts/Entertainment

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!
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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: