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Jason Bayani’s ‘Locus of Control’ navigates life as a Pinoy immigrant

A journey to diversity in America WITH the continuing passion to tell the story of his Filipino heritage, touring poet and published author Jason Bayani is proud to share his debut solo show, “Locus of Control” at the San Francisco’s … Continue reading

May 25, 2017

Single moms in their multi-tasking, complicated world: The struggles and joys of doing it alone

ONE of my very close friends is a single mother.   After a failed marriage, she had an affair with a married man and unexpectedly got pregnant.  I didn’t know about the affair — or her pregnancy, until I saw … Continue reading

May 10, 2017

A remembrance of her Filipino heritage

Author Cristie Locsin writes about change and possibilities in “The Value of Equality” WHEN writers make fiction, many would expect that they would go beyond what is expected of them purely because they have more room for imagination.  For first … Continue reading

April 12, 2017

Filipino-interest films take stage at CAAMFest 2017

This year’s CAAMFest 2017 is all set to take place on March 9-19 in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF), the annual event is celebrating its 35th year and promises to … Continue reading

March 02, 2017

Fil-Am artist Rea Lynn de Guzman: Reconnecting with her roots, heritage and history

ONE way to reconnect with one’s roots is by creating artistic pieces, whether in writing, sculpting, painting and more.  In mixed-media installations, some people would think it is just a mish-mash of junk, but in reality, it is a collection … Continue reading

January 12, 2017

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