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Intiman’s Dragon Lady and Philippine Migration

The migration of a family from the Philippines to America has been explored in colorful form by Sara Porkalob in Dragon Lady, a one woman show at the Intiman Theater, closing October 1st. 457 more words

LOCAL INTEREST

The Nobodies, The Nothings, and The No Ones.

I was born in a small town outside of Manila City, Philippines. The first few years of my life was spent in a town called Cavite. 2,842 more words

Echomuse

THE LANGUAGE OF THE PHILIPPINES # 3

MORE ABOUT THE PAST AND NUMBERS

(Please read my two previous Blogs at https://pilipinongfilipino.wordpress.com before you read this one. It will give you a better understanding of this Blog) 558 more words

In Tama’s No-Frills Space, the Filipino Food Is Anything But

At a new restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, every dish comes with a careful presentation, and a story.

Published: June 15, 2017 at 05:30AM

Food By LIGAYA MISHAN… 65 more words

NYT

When Assimilation Isn't Enough

by Cheryl Marcelo

Mirrors show me a different version of myself depending on where I am. When I taught abroad, I saw a young woman advancing in her professional career; in Philadelphia, I saw someone who confidently led peers in advocacy and professional development initiatives at Temple University; in unfamiliar places, an adventurer hungry for new sights and smells. 2,217 more words

Immigration

'ROUND MIDNIGHT: a tapestry of four diverse lives set against 50 years of a changing Las Vegas

’Round Midnight

By Laura McBride

Touchstone/Simon & Schuster: May 2, 2017

374 pages; $25.99

In just two novels, Laura McBride has become the unofficial Laureate of Las Vegas, depicting life on and beyond the Strip in vivid, occasionally wrenching detail. 762 more words

Book Reviews

SHIFTING THE SPOTLIGHT

In what I believe is the first photograph of me that exists, there is a woman standing behind me who is neither my mother nor my lola (with whom I lived with for the first year of my life). 1,369 more words