Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Riz Ahmed Toast at South Asians Pre-Oscar Awards

[ad_1] BEVERLY HILLS, California – The dirty secret of movie industry parties is that they’re rarely fun. Almost no one feels like they are in a crowd. There’s a lot of poses, peacocks, and being busy on the phone. The opposite was true on Wednesday night at a party to celebrate the achievements of South …

As ‘The Nutcracker’ Returns, Companies Rethink Depictions of Asians

[ad_1] City Ballet KJ Takahashi, who starred in the Tea scene of this year’s “The Nutcracker,” which opens the day after Thanksgiving, said he welcomes the changes. Takahashi, who is Japanese-American, said the revisions made him feel more included. Still, he said there was more that could be done and he found the costumes dated …

As ‘The Nutcracker’ Returns, Companies Rethink Depictions of Asians

[ad_1] City Ballet KJ Takahashi, who starred in the Tea scene of this year’s “The Nutcracker,” which opens the day after Thanksgiving, said he welcomes the changes. Takahashi, who is Japanese-American, said the revisions made him feel more included. Still, he said there was more that could be done and he found the costumes dated …

Asians Represented in Classical Music. But are they visible?

[ad_1] Fighting Stereotypes Artists of Asian descent have long been subject to racist allusions and insults, and at least back in the 1960s and 70s, when musicians immigrated to the United States from Japan, Korea, and other parts of East Asia to study and perform. 1967 statement Time magazine’s article titled “Invasion from the East” …