The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace is coming to Watt Munisotaram in Hampton

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

HAMPTON, Minn. — The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace, as part of its annual world tour, will be at Watt Munisotaram in Hampton, for six days, from Aug 6-10, 2014.[...]…

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Karen Narasaki is nominated to be the next U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2014) — The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced Thursday that President Barack Obama intents to nominate Karen K. Narasaki as Commissioner of the[...]…

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What I learned at Germany conference

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

By  Foung Hawj  ST. PAUL (July 24, 2014) — As the summer of 2014 reaches its midway point, what better time than now to talk about what’s been happening on[...]…

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Exceptional Lao students heading to US

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

VIENTIANE, Laos (July 1, 2014) — Eight exceptional Lao students are coming to the United States for an exchange program. The Embassy of the United States in Vientiane invited the[...]…

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Sign of Hope tsunami debris returns to village in Japan

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HONOLULU (July 24, 2014) — The people of Tanohata Village, in the Iwate Prefecture, on Japan’s northeast coast “are slowly, but surely walking on the path to recovery as a[...]…

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Maxine Hong Kingston to recieve the National Medal of Arts at the White House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2014) — On Monday afternoon, July 28, 2014,  President Obama will award the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal to distinguished recipients[...]…

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After MH17: I commit to international travel more than before

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By ANDREW LAM New America Media SAN FRANCISCO (July 24, 2014) — My mother still remembers me as a happy Vietnamese child whenever I got to fly in an airplane[...]…

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Critically acclaimed “Siddharth” at Edina Cinema

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Now playing at the Edina Cinema, the Richie Mehta film “Siddharth” (2013, Zeitgeist Films, Not Rated, Canada and India, in Hindi with English subtitles) is the spellbinding and gorgeously wrought[...]…

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Young Artists Initiative – Cinderella

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MINNEAPOLIS (July 23, 2014) — Young Artists Initiative (YAI) caps off its 11th Season with the enchanting musical classic Cinderella, in performance Aug. 7 – 10 at the Performance Space[...]…

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UH MELE Program releases second CD compilation

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HONOLULU (July 22, 2014) — Honolulu Community College’ Music & Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) Program is proud to release its second compilation entitled Keiki O Ka ‘Aina. After the successful[...]…

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