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Interview: Filmmaker Amrit Singh Dishes on His Quest to Find New York's Best Dosa

Punjabi American music maven Amrit Singh is the director of a new short film,
Multimedia

From the many phases of his hair to a tweet that inspired his film Dosa Hunt, the Punjabi American music maven tells us how his heritage has shaped who he is today.

Interview: 'Zombie Combat' Expert Roger Ma Protects Fellow Citizens From the Undead

As vampires and zombies threaten to overrun American culture, one man stands between ordinary mortals and the blood-sucking, flesh-eating hordes.

Interview: Turntable Pioneer DJ Qbert Spins for 'Planet Earth'

DJ Qbert. (Thud Rumble LTD.)
Lifestyle

The Filipino American master of the turntables tells Asia Society, "I see myself as a part of the whole human race and am here to make humanity move forward in everything I do."

Interview: Dat Nguyen on Growing Up Vietnamese in Texas and Making NFL History

Former NFL player Dat Nguyen. (Delton Childs)
Lifestyle

The first Vietnamese player in National Football League history is now a sports talk radio personality in San Antonio.

For Heritage Month, Remembering 'One of a Kind' Painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Yasuo Kuniyoshi in his studio at 20 East 14th Street in New York City on October 31, 1940. (Max Yavno/W.P.A./Archives of American Art)
Arts

Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi was an "enemy alien" in WWII who later became the first living American painter to get a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Konrad Ng: The Asian Pacific American Experience is 'Quintessentially American'

Konrad Ng in Washington, DC on October 19, 2012. (apacenter/Flickr)
Lifestyle

The Director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center opens up about his work there, the rising political clout of Asian Pacific Americans and his experiences as part of the extended first family.

Interview: Comedian Margaret Cho on Hot Food, Confucius and Her Next Tattoo

Food & RecipesLifestyle

The groundbreaking Korean-American comedian answers five questions from Asia Society's Clara Lambert.

Photos/Interview: Portraits of Cambodian Diaspora, from Cali to The Bronx

Shorty, 28, Killing Fields tattoo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2011. (Pete Pin)
Multimedia

Cambodian American photographer Pete Pin is on a mission to document the lives and stories of refugees who left Cambodia at the end of the killing fields and settled in America.

Vishakha Desai Op-Ed Discusses 'Mythical' Rise of Asian Americans in US

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai speaks at the Diversity Leadership Forum in New York in June 2012. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
Policy

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's op-ed sheds light on the findings of a Pew study still reverberating in the press.

Desai: Bigger Voice for Asians Needed in US Society

A group of newly natualized U.S. citizens say the Pledge of Allegiance after taking their Oath of Allegiance at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, on Sept. 20, 2010. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

A Pew Research Center study shows that more Asians than Latinos are now immigrating to the U.S. But why are Asians still so underrepresented in public debate?