Cynthia Brothers is from Seattle and has recently worked as a grantmaker in the immigrant rights and civic engagement fields, with the AAPI online organizing group 18 Million Rising, and with pro-migrant arts and culture group CultureStrike. She's also paid the rent as a mental health researcher, public benefits outreach worker, and espresso flunky. She's performed with the Tribes Project in the U.S., Mexico, and South Africa, and in addition to Hyphen, has been published in the International Examiner and Mavin Magazine. Cynthia first got mixed up with Hyphen by covering the 2008 New York Asian American Film Festival. She's also blogged at www.bicoastalbitchin.com.
JKPop dance party, film screenings on the global fashion industry, comic book workshop with Larry Hama, and more.
Last chance to catch the multiracial adaptation of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, Eskabo Daan martial arts classes, Cold Tofu Improv, and more.
A group of friends living in Los Angeles try to pull off a rock 'n' roll lifestyle while negotiating the complexities of relationships, ego, and day jobs.
Marvels & Monsters discussion with Greg Pak and Jeff Yang, Laugh for Lives Comedy Benefit, Movie Night with James Kyson, and much more.
Spam it up with the Pork Filled Players, get in touch with your urban roots at Tree City Legends, and then burn it off at the Chinatown YMCA's Chinese New Year Run 2012.
The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G, SFIAAFF Launch Party, Valentine's Day Fil-Am poetry, and more.
Musician/actor Taiyo Na, backed by the funk and soul-influenced band Dirty Boots, will rock the Hyphen "Survival" Issue Release Party.
Mouth to Mouth Open Mic, David Choi West Coast Tour, and of course Hyphen's Survival Issue Release Party. And much more!
Giant Robot's first art show of the year, the inaugural Koreatown Comedy Festival, and sketch comedy group Stir Friday Night.
Ring in the new year with an ethnic dance festival, a screening of the first Asian American feature film, family festivals and crafts, and more.
Not a whole lot of goings on this pre-holiday week, but you still have an opportunity to check out a Tibetan film screening, a Little Tokyo walking tour, and a literary reading inspired by Queens, NY.
APIA avant-garde poetry, Hep B Free Calendar Launch, Hyphen/AAWW Short Story Contest reading, and holiday mixers.
Workshops on Butoh dance and producing your own film, Sessions LA concert, API Circle Holiday Celebration, and more.
Sparse events this week due to Thanksgiving weekend, but do check out the dance fundraiser for Culture Shock LA, closing weekend of Ching Chong Chinaman, and performances from South Philly High students.
Wing Luke Asian Museum's latest exhibit From Fields to Family will make your tummy rumble and serve up plenty of food for thought.
CAAM's "Filipino or Not?" App release party, Insatiable! Asian American playwrights, Philanthro ALLiance events, and a boatload of film festivals.
The 2011 Page Turner Asian American Literary Festival went down in Brooklyn last weekend. Check out a recap of the panel "CultureStrike: Art & The Politics of Immigration."
Sixth Annual Mr. Hyphen Contest, Kollaboration Los Angeles 11, Water is Rising Performance, and more.
Advancing Justice Conference, "Visions of a New China" Film Fest, Four Destinies performances, and more.
San Deigo Asian Film Fest, Mr. Hyphen Happy Hour, Sansei Live benefit performance with Goh Nakamura, and more.
A night with Gene Luen Yang, Wesley Yang & Jeff Yang, DC APA Film Festival, Ali Wong headliners, and more.
Asian American Literary Review's 9/11 Issue launch, Amy Hill's new show on transracial adoption, Coalition for Asian American Children & Families' Anniversary Gala, and more.
Sheng Wang comedy shows, South Asian Women's Literary Fest, Asian Men Redefined Calendar luncheon (with models!), and much more.
Audrey Magazine's Fashion Night Out, Health Equity Summit, AMP Music and Dragon Boat Festivals, and more.
Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, 9/11 remembrances, Yone Noguchi exhibit, Beach Blanket Babylon, and more.
Looks like a slow week on the events front (peak vacation time, it seems) -- but Hyphenite still has a couple goodies worth checking out.
Ohana Artist Happy Hour, Deth P. Sun exhibit opening, Unheard Voices of 9/11 Hearing, Kollaboration New York 6 Launch Party, and more.
REFLEKTIONS sketch comedy, APIAs on Broadway, Bowling tournament, re-inventing Asian cuisine, and more.
New York Asian American Film Festival, Slant Film Festival, San Francisco Pistahan and Nihonmachi celebrations, Dragon Boat Races, and much more.
APIA Spoken Word & Poetry Summit, OCA National Convention, Animation Festival, J-Town Summer Sessions, Hiroshima lantern commemoration, and more.
Asian American soul music, workshops on getting your work published and making your film, ISA Tour, Heisuke Kitazawa exhibit, and more.
San Diego Comic-Con, Bay Area Solidarity Summer FunRaiser, family puzzle workshop, filmmaking fellowship, and more.
Queer and youth-oriented literary readings, mom-centric open mics, Little Tokyo Design Week, outdoor festivals, and more.
Belle Yang and Gene Luen Yang book readings, Stan Sakai and Paul Torres art exhibits, All Atheists Are Muslim one-woman show, and more.
Safe is SEX/Y Youth Fundraiser, theatre performances, Dehara Yukinori exhibit, and more for your 4th of July weekend.
Sineng Pambansa Filipino film fest, the photography of Corky Lee, Chinese Opera performances, new play readings, and more.
Grand Hallway + Goh Nakamura, book publishing advice, Kollaboration Acoustic 5, Blue Scholars album release shows, and more.
Sion Sono appearnace + screenings, Notorious MSG album release show, Giant Robot art exhibit and more.
The Notorious MSG are back -- think NWA meets biker gang, but sporting bowl cuts and Asian perms. We review their new album, Heavy Ghetto.