The final Argyle Night Market for the season happens tonight from 5-9 PM, filling Argyle Street between Kenmore and Sheridan with food vendors, community booths, local business, activities for the kids, a beer garden, and music. Tonight’s market offers a special tribute to John “Vietnam” Nguyen, a rapper, spoken word artist, student, and activist who […]
At noon, KAN-WIN, a local nonprofit focused on eradicating gender-based violence, especially for women and children across Asian American communities, is holding a rally outside of the Wrigley Building (400 N. Michigan) as part of a global day of action for “comfort women”–Asian survivors of sexual slavery at the hands of the Japanese military leading […]
The Blasian March, cofounded in New York by onetime Chicago dancer and performer Rohan Zhou-Lee in the wake of the George Floyd Black Lives Matter protests, has grown to encompass other cities, including New Haven and Los Angeles. Now, thanks in part to Columbia College Chicago’s Asian Student Organization, it’s come to Chicago. As Zhou-Lee […]
Even with Asian-American talent on and off the screen, the film reflects back a myth of monolith.
On rejecting anti-Asian American rhetoric and standing up to hate
On choosing between protecting yourself from a virus and facing discrimination
And other Asian celebrations in Chicago.