‘Gentleman’ Psy unveils hip-swinging dance, music video

‘Gentleman’ Psy unveils hip-swinging dance, music video

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korean pop star Psy unveiled Saturday the hip-swinging dance and music video for his new song, aimed at replicating the global success of “Gangnam Style” and its famed horse-riding dance. The singer showed off the much-anticipated dance moves — a simple swaying, grinding hip movement — at a promotional concert in Seoul, […]

14.04.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Videos ·
Men have harder time reading women’s emotions: study

Men have harder time reading women’s emotions: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that men have a harder time reading women’s emotions than they do other men’s — because they use different parts of their brain when trying to identify feelings in women versus in men. In the study published in PLOS ONE, the researchers examined the brains of 22 male participants as […]

14.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
US sees stronger ebook sales, but growth slows

US sees stronger ebook sales, but growth slows

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Electronic books provided 23 percent of US publishing revenues in 2012 but sizzling growth rates have eased, according to industry figures released Thursday. The Association of American Publishers said ebooks gained ground in all categories — adult fiction and nonfiction, young adult and children’s and religious publishing — and helped the industry increase […]

13.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Science & Technology ·
Renamed Chinese Hollywood cinema goes IMAX

Renamed Chinese Hollywood cinema goes IMAX

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Hollywood’s historic Chinese theater will be transformed into an IMAX big-screen cinema under a deal signed by its owners, after they renamed the Tinseltown landmark. The theater, which draws millions of tourists every year taking photos of the hand- and footprints of generations of movie stars imprinted in its forecourt, is now […]

13.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The Temptation of Arjuna: A Tale of Spiritual Triumph (Indonesia)

The Temptation of Arjuna: A Tale of Spiritual Triumph (Indonesia)

Through November 10, 2013 The Temptation of Arjuna: A Tale of Spiritual Triumph (Indonesia) Ahmanson Building, Level 4 Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 No extra cost with general paid museum admission. Web announcement: www.lacma.org/art/installation/temptation-arjuna-tale-spiritual-triumph This exhibition showcases the recent acquisition of a rare Balinese painting from the […]

13.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2013

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2013

May 2-12, 2013 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2013 Various times and venues Ticket prices vary.  Student and senior discounts available. Website: asianfilmfestla.org/2013/ There are numerous short films from/about many Southeast Asian countries.  The following are the SEA feature films in the program: A RIVER CHANGES COURSE May 04 – 12:15 PM  Directors Guild of […]

12.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Vietnamese International Film Festival (VIFF)

Vietnamese International Film Festival (VIFF)

Irvine, Santa Ana, Los Angeles, CA More information at www.vietfilmfest.com/. Numerous short and feature-length films by and about Vietnam and the Vietnamese diaspora.  Most venues in Orange County. Thursday, April 11 will see both short and feature films and discussion at UCLA. DAY OF THE BRUINS Free and open to the public. But tickets should be printed […]

12.04.2013 · Filled under: News ·
Cambodia Town Culture Festival

Cambodia Town Culture Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2013 Cambodia Town Culture Festival 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM MacArthur Park 1321 E. Anaheim Street Long Beach, CA 90813 Free and open to the public. For general information: Susan Needham, sneedham@csudh.edu or Pasin Chanou, Cambodia Town, Inc.,cambodiatown@yahoo.com Cambodia Town Culture Festival is a lively celebration of Long Beach’s Cambodian community, the largest concentration […]

12.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Cherry Blossom Princesses

Cherry Blossom Princesses

The 2013 Cherry Blossom Princesses visited the Philippine Embassy today as part of their weeklong education and cultural exchange program, which provides an opportunity for young women from across the United States and around the world to come together and network.  The mission of the program is to have the Cherry Blossom Princesses participate in […]

12.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
The Music Center Announces 2013-14 Season

The Music Center Announces 2013-14 Season

 Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center to Feature Six Major Premieres; World City Introduces LA to Renowned World Music, Dance, and Theatre Artists; Nationally Recognized Active Arts Gives the Community 25 Different Ways to Engage Directly with the Arts – – Renae Williams Niles Named New Head of Programming –           April […]

12.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Photos ·
See the Introvoys in One Night for a Cause at NoyPitz Glendale

See the Introvoys in One Night for a Cause at NoyPitz Glendale

The Introvoys will be performing in “One Night for a Cause,” a benefit event on April 22nd at 7:00 PM at NoyPitz Bar & Restaurant in Glendale, California.  The show will be hosted by special guest, Ms. Antoinette Taus, a multitalented singer and actress from the Philippines. Singer-songwriter Kathleen Palma Farless will be opening the show. […]

12.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Refresh: Aesthetic & Lifestyle Medicine Raffle Contest

Refresh: Aesthetic & Lifestyle Medicine Raffle Contest

Refresh: Aesthetic & Lifestyle Medicine, Glendale’s premier destination for aesthetic health and beauty treatments will be holding a multifaceted raffle contest throughout the month of April. The contest will have three winners, each of whom will have a choice of several prizes. The prize distribution can be seen below: Grand Prize: Chemical Peel treatment OR laser hair removal (upper lip/under […]

11.04.2013 · Filled under: Contests ·
Get Milk; get sleep!

Get Milk; get sleep!

Did you know as many as 2 out of every 5 persons are suffering from insomnia? This statistic is according to the National Institutes of Health. Millions of others are also suffering from sleep disorders such as snoring, sleep apnea and nighttime wakening, even if they sleep the appropriate number of hours every night.  With […]

11.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
LA Autism Walk Expects 40,000 Attendees, including High Profile Supporters

LA Autism Walk Expects 40,000 Attendees, including High Profile Supporters

PASADENA, CA—40,000 community autism supporters are expected to unite for a single cause at the 11th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Last year’s LA Autism Walk raised $1.8M and was named the highest fundraising autism walk in the country for 2012. The […]

11.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Journey at Pechanga, hosts the prestigious Sing Tao’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament  and the exclusive KoreAM 2013 Pro-AM

Journey at Pechanga, hosts the prestigious Sing Tao’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament and the exclusive KoreAM 2013 Pro-AM

Journey at Pechanga is home to Pechanga Resort & Casino’s premiere championship golf course.  Dedicated to marketing this fabulous course to their many Asian golfers and casino patrons, Pechanga proudly sponsored Sing Tao’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on April 1, 2013.  Boasting a full field of over 130 golfers, car giveaways and many other prizes, […]

11.04.2013 · Filled under: Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Felix Reginald Lopez declared Order of Demolay, National Ritual Champion

Felix Reginald Lopez declared Order of Demolay, National Ritual Champion

Reginald Lopez, Master Councilor of Walt Disney Chapter, Order of Demolay, Anaheim, California, was recently declared the 2013 Frank Marshall Tournament of Champions for the Open Division of Ceremony of Lights in Dallas, Texas on March 24, 2013. Representing the Southern California Jurisdiction, he defeated competitors from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado and Arkansas, with […]

11.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Plastic chemical may expose foetuses to cancer: agency

Plastic chemical may expose foetuses to cancer: agency

(PARIS-AFP) – France said Tuesday it would call for Europe-wide controls on a paper product containing bisphenol A after a watchdog agency said the widely-used chemical may expose unborn children to breast cancer later in life. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a common component of plastic bottles and the linings of food cans, but some […]

10.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Want to be a sports star? Look in the mirror

Want to be a sports star? Look in the mirror

(PARIS-AFP) – The shape of a man’s face can help predict his sporting acumen, according to a study on Wednesday that found Japanese baseball players whose faces were relatively broad rather than long were most likely to hit a home run. University of London psychologists measured the facial width-to-height ratio, or fWHR, of 104 batters […]

10.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Dina speaks up about Vic-Pauleen romance

Dina speaks up about Vic-Pauleen romance

Actress Dina Bonnevie finally broke her silence over the reported relationship of her former husband, actor Vic Sotto, with actress Pauleen Luna. Bonnevie said she is hoping that Luna will remain by Sotto’s side even if the actor gets older. “I would opt for somebody older kasi masyadong malaki ang age gap eh. Baka naman […]

10.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
N. Korea border crossing shut to tourists: China official

N. Korea border crossing shut to tourists: China official

(DANDONG, China-AFP) – The biggest border crossing between North Korea and China has been closed to tourist groups, a Chinese official said Wednesday as nuclear tensions mounted, but business travel was still allowed. “Travel agencies are not allowed to take tourist groups to go there, since the North Korean government is now asking foreign people […]

10.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·