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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents New Filipino Cinema 2017

A showcase of world-class independent films from the Philippines This August, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) presents the sixth annual showcase of independent films from the Philippines with New Filipino Cinema 2017, co-curated by YBCA film/video curator Joel … Continue reading

August 04, 2017

Margot Bautista Henry, CEO and Founder of Matina

While working in the banking industry for years, Matina CEO and Founder Margot Bautista Henry found herself looking to replenish her wardrobe.  She sought to support Filipino-made, or designed clothes she could wear to work, but somehow her search in … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

Fil-Am tattoo artist Niño Lapid on his craft and meeting GSW’s Steph Curry

The fever on the win of the Golden State Warriors (GSW) as this year’s NBA champions may have died down a bit, but one person — artist Nino Lapid — also made it to the news. Besides, his art has … Continue reading

July 20, 2017

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

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