Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fresh Faces: LinSUN Rising

One of the new writers we met this year at the Lao American Writers Summit was spoken word artist LinSUN whose bio goes: “linSUN is a breath of fresh air! A lifelong student at heart, an educator on Purpose, she … Continue reading

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Happy 10th anniversary, Outsiders Within

November is National Adoption Month. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the book, Outsiders Within by Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Sun Yung Shin.  In the time since, everyone involved went in some fascinating directions. The anthology … Continue reading

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Mattie Do: First Lady of Lao Horror Makes A Scene

Over at Wired Magazine, they have a new profile, “Mattie Do, Laos’ Sole Female Director, Scares Up Attention With Dearest Sister,” by Nathan Mattise, who takes a look at the amazing rise of Laos’ first woman director and the success her second … Continue reading

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Creating “Short Futures” at CTRL+ALT

Over the weekend of November 11-12, over 40 local and visiting artists, including Lao American artists Saymoukda Douangphouxay Vongsay and Bryan Thao Worra transformed the old Pearl River Mart in New York’s Soho district into a dynamic space for express … Continue reading

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Lao American Animator Interviewed

Don’t miss the Little Laos on the Prairie interview with Carol Rasaphangthong, founder of Cool Town Creations. She shares her inspiring perspective on her art and creative community for consideration. We hope this will be read by many emerging artists and … Continue reading

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Laotian Poetry in Newest Mekong Review

Award-winning Laotian American poet Krysada Panusith Phounsiri was featured in the new issue of Mekong Review, November 2016-January 2017, (Volume 2, Issue 1) along with the poets Maung Philar and Khai Q. Nguyen. The Mekong Review is printed in Cambodia and … Continue reading

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Laos in the House Guest debuts!

Laos In The House Guest is a new video stories web series from Catzie Vilayphonh and her team at Laos in the House. In this ongoing series, they’ll be following interesting people they meet along their journey to collect stories. They’re … Continue reading

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