The Diasporic Vietnamese Artist Network (DVAN) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) present the Third San Francisco Vietnamese American Poetry & Art Festival, a premiere showcase for Vietnamese American writers and artists. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 at the African American Arts and Culture Complex from 7-9 pm. Hosted by … [Read more...] about Video Mondays: DVAN Hosting 3rd SF Vietnamese American Poetry and Art Festival
The developmental world is abuzz with news of President Barack Obama's nominee for the next World Bank president. Jim Yong Kim, the current president of Dartmouth and a well-respected world health expert, has been tagged to lead the international financial institution following the departure of current president, Robert Zoellick. Although Kim's position hasn't been secured, … [Read more...] about Video Mondays: Jim Kim — Physician, Dartmouth President, World Bank Presidential Nominee…Rap Star?
Not too long ago, VTP shared with you a first person style interview with Minh Duc Nguyen, a Vietnamese American director who was making his feature directorial debut with the movie Touch. At that time, Touch, which tells the story of an interracial romance between a manicurist and a mechanic, was being screened at the Vietnamese International Film festival. We were worried … [Read more...] about Coming Now to a Theater Near You: Touch by Minh Duc Nguyen
Our1World and the Friends of Hue Foundation are joining hands to create a health-related public service video training workshop and production program. Young folks, ages 14 - 22, are invited to participate. Volunteers will be trained on how to use multimedia to tell effective and compelling health stories. The stories and additional media created in the course of the program … [Read more...] about Volunteer Opportunity: Produce a Health PSA with Our1World and Friends of Hue Foundation
One of our writers, Vincent Trinh, will be discussing his work helping Janet Liang's bone marrow at 10 am tomorrow on Insight, a program from Sacramento's local NPR station. Vincent will talk about how he formed a connection to Janet's cause and decided to organize a bone marrow drive at UC Davis on his own time, despite not knowing Janet personally. Carol Gillepsie, the … [Read more...] about Catch Vincent Trinh on NPR Discussing Janet Liang’s Bone Marrow Drive Tomorrow