Asian American http://kalw.org en This year's CAAMFest highlights food and music as well as film http://kalw.org/post/years-caamfest-highlights-food-and-music-well-film <p></p><p class="p1">Tonight is opening night at <a href="http://caamfest.com/">CAAMFest</a>, the country's largest Asian American film festival. &nbsp;The 11 day event showcases local and international films focusing on Asian food, music, and people. Festival director Masashi Niewano spoke with KALW's Melanie Young about this year's festival highlights.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:50:00 +0000 Melanie Young 40921 at http://kalw.org This year's CAAMFest highlights food and music as well as film For Asian American women, depression and suicide go largely unseen http://kalw.org/post/asian-american-women-depression-and-suicide-go-largely-unseen <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; ">Last year, KALW&nbsp;began a series on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kalw.org/post/asian-american-mental-health-inside-out" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155); ">Asian American mental health</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; ">. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 23:28:19 +0000 Erica Mu 17447 at http://kalw.org For Asian American women, depression and suicide go largely unseen Asian American Mental Health: Inside Out http://kalw.org/post/asian-american-mental-health-inside-out-0 <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; "><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; ">This article has been formatted for the web. Listen to the audio above to hear the full Q&amp;A and story.</em></p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:18:15 +0000 Erica Mu 17448 at http://kalw.org Asian American Mental Health: Inside Out Elections 2012: San Francisco's Asian Americans and Prop A http://kalw.org/post/elections-2012-san-franciscos-asian-americans-and-prop <p></p><p>As part of our joint series with <em><a href="http://newamericamedia.org/">New America Media</a></em>, every Tuesday until election day, <em>Crosscurrents</em> will be speaking with representatives from local ethnic media to hear about what’s important to their audiences this election season.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:11:11 +0000 Hana Baba 17181 at http://kalw.org Elections 2012: San Francisco's Asian Americans and Prop A Identity, immigration, and family anchor local dancer's latest piece http://kalw.org/post/identity-immigration-and-family-anchor-local-dancers-latest-piece <p>Lenora Lee, a native San Franciscan dancer and choreographer, makes large-scale interdisciplinary work that tells the stories of Asians in America &ndash; stories that she says aren&rsquo;t represented in the mainstream media or in art. And her latest piece, &quot;<a href="http://www.lenoraleedance.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=53:introducing-qreflectionsq-by-lenora-lee-dance&amp;catid=40:2011-projects&amp;Itemid=54">Reflections</a>,&quot; is a response to what Lee says she witnessed as a Chinese American growing up in San Francisco.</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 00:31:57 +0000 Angel Yang 4840 at http://kalw.org Identity, immigration, and family anchor local dancer's latest piece