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Playwright Rick Shiomi honored with 2015 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award and Commemorative Book

Playwright Rick Shiomi honored with 2015 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award and Commemorative Book

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December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Playwright Rick Shiomi receives 2015 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award

The McKnight Foundation has named Minnesota playwright, director, producer, theater artist, and musician Rick Shiomi as the 2015 McKnight Distinguished Artist, in recognition of artistic excellence spanning four decades.

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Lia Chang: Portraits of New York Chinatown after 9/11

New York’s Chinatown, located just ten blocks from Ground Zero, was the largest residential area affected by 9/11. Photos include Shell of the World Trade Center, walls of the missing at Gouverneur Healthcare Services in Chinatown, memorials in New York Chinatown’s Chatham Square, the FDNY Firehouse in Chinatown, portable phone banks provided by Verizon,

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: Thom Sesma is the keynote speaker for the Library of Congress celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) at the Mary Pickford Theater on May 17

Thom Sesma is the keynote speaker for the Library of Congress celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) at the Mary Pickford Theater on May 17

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: Performing Arts Images from the Asian American Pacific Islander Collection on Display at the Library of Congress to Celebrate APA Heritage Month

Sponsored by the Library of Congress’ Asian Division, the display of 54 of my “In Rehearsal” photographs, drawn from the AAPI Collection’s Lia Chang Theater Portfolio, along with select working scripts from the Playwrights’ Archives including the plays of Rick Shiomi, Velina Hasu Houston, Christine Toy Johnson, Reme Grefalda, Jeanne Sakata, and Lani Montreal, is being held in conjunction with the Library of Congress celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), and are on view through May 31, 2012.

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment
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