Monthly Archives: February 2017

Calling Southeast Asian Youth: SEAD presents Selfies, Society + Being Southeast Asian

Calling all Southeast Asian youth in Minnesota! On March 11-12th, come explore Southeast Asian history, heritage, identity and society with us in our mini weekend workshops packed with knowledge, multimedia and a safe space that’s yours to own. Free registration, … Continue reading

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NPR: “A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA”

Listen to this podcast of Fresh Air with Terry Gross with the author of “A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA.” recently released by Simon & Schuster. It will be … Continue reading

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“Forget Nothing” limited edition art book released

Lao American visual artist Chantala Khommanivanh recently announced his first limited edition self published art book. This 40 page 8″x8″ hardcover book contains photographs of paintings he’d done from 2010 through 2016. The edition was limited to 50 copies and … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap of Dreams new Lao American documentary

A new documentary has been released capturing some of the stories in the Lao American community including artist Chantala Kommanivanh and Wanda Sihanath, a thalassemia survivor, Sengvilay Aphay, Thonglouane Keorajavongsay, Akarath Soukhaphon, Alex Hanesakda, Kate Volarath, Chasen Chau, and the … Continue reading

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Lao American Artist Sisavanh Phouthavong-Houghton featured at Asians Doing Everything

Lao American visual artist Sisavanh Phouthavong-Houghton was recently given the spotlight at Asians Doing Everything. Be sure to check them out as well as her great body of work at her website.

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Loy Khambay Correa interviewed at Little Laos on the Prairie

Loy Khambay-Correa recently attended her first National Lao American Writers Summit in San Diego where she displayed many of her paintings and her line of t-shirts. Little Laos on the Prairie took the time to interview her about her journey from … Continue reading

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Sydney Viengluang stars in “The Letter”

Lao American actress Sydney Viengluang is making headlines for her role in the zombie TV show, Z-Nation, but she also recently completed a new short film “The Letter” said to be based on a true story. Watch for it!

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