202206 03 1By Greg Hugh | June 2022

Last month, veteran actor James Hong received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, making history as the oldest person to accept the honor at 93. Located between Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and the TCL Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, Hong’s star became the 2,723rd star awarded on the Walk of Fame.

By Elaine Dunn | January 2022

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A 9-year-old from Golden Valley is currently basking in “golden girl” status!  Alexandra “Allie” Wilcox, the third-grader at Breck, is the daughter of Elizabeth and Bill Wilcox.  She was crowned winner of the age 7-9 division of the National American Miss (NAM) Minnesota Jr. Pre-teen 2021 pageant held on August 6-8, 2021.  Over the weekend after Thanksgiving, she competed for the National title in Orlando, Fla.

  By Greg Hugh | January 2022

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Minnesota seems the last place anyone would go to for a glimpse of ancient China, but thanks to the late Robert Jacobsen, people come from all over the world to see 5,000 years of Chinese furniture, porcelain, jade and architecture at the Mia, formerly known as the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. 

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By Elaine Dunn | November 2021

Not since the 2020 presidential campaign of Andrew Yang has another significant public office involved another Chinese American, until now.  Michelle Wu, daughter of Taiwanese immigrants, is campaigning for the November 2021 Boston mayoral spot. 

 

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