Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


Vishavjit Singh, creator of the popular Sikhtoons, shares a story and cartoon about complicated identities.

Vishavjit Singh | Mon, Sep 29th- 9:32am | Art & Design, Comics, Community, Culture, Essay, News & Politics, Race

In The Shadow Hero, writer Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Sonny Liew tell an origin story of an American-born Chinese boy who grows up to become a superhero.

Jee Yoon Lee | Mon, Sep 1st- 6:33pm | asian american literature, Books, comics, Gene Luen Yang, graphic novel, sonny liew, the shadow hero, Books Section, Comics, Culture, Diaspora, Fiction, Reviews

Artists at Play, a Los Angeles-based theatre collective, seeks to increase visibility of Asian American actors, artists, and playwrights.

Nicole Soojung ... | Fri, Aug 22nd- 10:31am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

Akemi Johnson considers the legacy of internment within her family.

Akemi Johnson | Thu, Aug 14th- 7:05am | Community, Culture, Diaspora, Essay, History, Race

2015 marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of Anna May Wong.

Dan Morey | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:58pm | Asians in film, dragon lady, Hollywood, stereotypes, Culture, Film, History, Performing Arts, Race

Hyphen's Joyce Chen interviewed Patrick Epino, Stephen Dypiangco, Phil Yu, and Aaron Takahashi about the film Awesome Asian Bad Guys.

Joyce Chen | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:51pm | Q+A, Community, Culture, Film, Race

When Sharon Chang tells her son that he is Asian and mixed-race, she's trying to help him understand what it means to be multiracial and a person of color in America.

Sharon H. Chang | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:53pm | Culture, Essay, Parenthood, Race

Miki Gao shares her personal reflection about the intersection of faith and culture in her life, and why one doesn't make the other any less important.

Miki Gao | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:53pm | Community, Culture, Essay, Race

Sylvie Kim is getting married and keeping her name -- no matter what the county clerk thinks about it.

Sylvie Kim | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:56pm | Culture, Essay, Social Issues

With the exception of vibrant overseas dance communities in China and South Korea, Asian Americans like myself are a definite minority in the U.S. Because of small numbers, this might be why most dancers assume we’re from “out of town.” ...

Yue Sherry Yuan | Fri, Jun 27th- 11:16am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

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