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What to do in San Francisco this week

San Francisco Examiner 13 Aug 2022
... displaced more than 4,000 Filipino families, the seeds of the Pistahan Festival were planted. The first outdoor event in the newly opened gardens was a vibrant cultural celebration (originally called the Filipino American Arts Expo) that remains strong nearly 30 years later.

Jo Koy’s ‘Easter Sunday’ puts Filipinos front and center

Poteau Daily News 12 Aug 2022
A newly built Bay Area park was named for striking Filipino American farmworkers ... “I think Filipino Americans are no longer shying away from sort of taking a representational role in American politics, which will bring up all sorts of interesting things about Filipino American culture that lots of folks just don’t think about,” Pido said.

‘Easter Sunday’ is a loving ode to Filipino culture

Daily Times Chronicle 12 Aug 2022
Easter Sunday comes, and Joe heads up the California coast to Daly City and the Filipino American neighborhood where his mom and her sister, Teresa (Tia Carrere, who has said this is her first Filipino role in a 40-year career), are each planning holiday meals.

'Bayan Babangon Muli,' a pledge that must not be taken lightly

The Manila Times 12 Aug 2022
Luna and Hidalgo are as much Spanish glories as they are Filipino ... This message was echoed by Bonifacio anew in "Ang dapat mabatid ng mga Tagalog," which contained a laundry list of Filipino grievances against Spain inasmuch as the American Declaration of Independence was a similar expression of grievances against the king of England.

Green wants to be the best version of himself

The Manila Times 12 Aug 2022
FILIPINO American basketball star Jalen Green sizzled in his rookie year in the NBA 2021-2022 season ... "My mindset is to go in and be the best version of myself on and off the court ... At press time, Green was headed to the Ayala Malls Manila Bay where he will further connect with his Filipino roots through the One of One Tribute ... Don't get lost ... ....

Lisa Frankenstein: Carla Gugino, Liza Soberano, and More Join Horror Comedy Film

Coming Soon 12 Aug 2022
The Haunting of Hill House star Carla Gugino and Filipino-American actress Liza Soberano (Alone/Together) have been tapped to join Zelda Williams’ forthcoming horror comedy along with Joe Chrest (Stranger Things) and Henry Eikenberry (The Crowded Room). RELATED. The CW’s Teen Series Riverdale Ending with Season 7 ... RELATED. Vampire Academy ... .

Screenings - Aug. 12

Lincoln Journal Star 12 Aug 2022
OPENING. Bodies, Bodies, Bodies. The first great Gen Z thrillers is a razor-sharp satire of modern privilege set inside an escalating murder mystery in a remote mansion as a hurricane rages outside. R ... B ... PG ... Stand-up comic Jo Koy is a man returning home for Easter in this comedy love letter to his Filipino-American community that's full of stale jokes ... .

Will There Be Long-Lasting Repercussions for Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit?

Breakthrough News 12 Aug 2022
The American government, these politicians, these cynics, these war makers, these warmongers—they don't care about Taiwanese people ... American corporations and American politicians fear for the loss of that power ... invaded the Philippines, and a million Filipinos died resisting the American takeover of their country.

Young de Venecia hails JoKoy's Hollywood movie

The Manila Times 11 Aug 2022
Now showing all over US, the film boasts an almost all Filipino-American cast led by international stand-up artist Joseph Glenn "Jo Koy" Herbert, with Lydia Gaston, Tia Carrere and Lou Diamond Phillips ... Joe is Filipino-American and comes home to the San Francisco Bay Area to see family and longtime friends for Easter Sunday.

Jo Koy, Dan Lin, Universal Donate $75,000 to Search to Involve Pilipino Americans as Historic ...

Longview News-Journal 11 Aug 2022
11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), one of the longest-running nonprofits serving the Filipino American community, accepted a gift of $75,000 by comedian Jo Koy, filmmaker Dan Lin, and Universal Pictures, the team behind "Easter Sunday," the first major studio film about Filipino American family life.

‘Easter Sunday' is a loving ode to Filipino culture

Waco Tribune-Herald 11 Aug 2022
What’s different about “Easter Sunday,” a joyful if overly broad family dramedy starring comedian Jo Koy, is that this extended clan is a Filipino American family and the cast is almost all Filipino, with a few familiar actors finally getting cast as Filipino characters.

Jalen Green grateful for Filipinos’ support during his NBA rookie year

The Philadelphia Inquirer 11 Aug 2022
The Filipino-American guard, who is in Manila for a promotional tour, shared that he felt the support of his fans from the Philippines on ...

Jalen Green to maintain ‘winning mentality’ heading into sophomore year

Manila Bulletin 11 Aug 2022
The Filipino-American guard, in the last season, averaged 17.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.6 assists as a rookie ... Meanwhile, Green, who traces his Filipino roots to Ilocos Sur through his mother Bree Purganan, happily answered a couple of “fast talk” questions and tried his best to guess some Filipino words ... .

LLSWS: Teams draw energy from crowds, vice versa

Reflector 11 Aug 2022
“We’ve all just kind of taken to the Filipino kids,” Albritton said ... Not even 48 hours into the games, the team from The Filipino town of Bacolod City has been embraced and heavily supported, and almost entirely by new American-based Philippines natives and fans from places like Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh and Chapel Hill.

Rockets' Green raves about Filipino support in Manila trip

The Philippine Star 11 Aug 2022
Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green is grateful for the chance to revisit his Filipino roots as the Filipino-American makes a trip to the country for the third time in recent years ....

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