Monthly Archives: July 2016

Happy Birthday Malichansouk Kouanchao

Happy birthday this week to award-winning Lao American visual artist Malichansouk Kouanchao, who was the subject of the children’s book Mali Under the Night Sky by Youme Nguyen.

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Art of Healing at Long Beach, July 28

Coming to the Manazar Gamboa Theater and organized by Jumakae, “The Art of Healing” will feature several artists including: Sayon Syprasoeuth, Somlit Inthalangsy, Sambo Sak, Tony Siv, Tina Lim, Timothy BigBrother Cheung, Youth from Educated Men with Meaningful Messages (EM3), … Continue reading

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Diversicon 24: July 29-31, 2016

This weekend in Minnesota is Diversicon 24 – “Martians, Vulcans, and Women of Valor” at the Best Western Plus—Bandana Square. Sahtu Press founder Nor Sanavongsay provides this year’s convention art! Sanavongsay previously provided the art for Diversicon 22 and 23, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ova Saopeng

Happy 43rd birthday to Lao American writer and performing artist Ova Saopeng of TeAda Productions, which is currently conducting a fundraiser this month to continue their work with the community and creating a space for Asian American theater.

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Lao American Mental Health, Zombies and Tarot

Excerpts of Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay’s Kung Fu Zombies vs. Shaman Warrior will be part of the issue of The Asian American Literary Review on mental health in the Asian American Community. One aspect of the project connected to the issue … Continue reading

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Lao Artists Coming To Laotian National Conference

Award-winning poet Krysada Panusith Phounsiri will be among those attending the Laotian National Conference in Las Vegas! He’ll have copies of his debut book from “Dance Among Elephants” for sale there or you can order one from Sahtu Press, Inc. … Continue reading

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Bounxeung Synanonh receives National Heritage Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts announced that Bounxeung Synanonh of Fresno, was selected to receive a National Heritage Fellowship award. Bounxeung Synanonh lost his sight at the age of 15, but learned to play the khaen from elders in … Continue reading

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