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Meet FIG

Issue:
November 2, 2022

Originally from Malaysia and now based in New York City, 21 year-old Fay Liew (aka FIG) is about to become your new favorite indie pop artist. Stream her debut album, “BUD,” out now!

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Your (ANNOYING) questions for DJs. Answered by DJs.

Issue:
June 15, 2021

Question: Can you play my song request? Answer: No. Find out the answers to your deepest darkest DJ questions from real DJs.

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Creating Kokekreations: the Japanese Art of Moss Balls

Issue:
April 15, 2022

Learn the story of a shared passion to spread a love for kokedama with the community, rooted in friendship, and belief in the importance of cultural appreciation.

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Mic Check Vol. 001: Nick Lee

Issue:
March 5, 2021

Nick Lee, 24, is forging his path in the music industry. After a meteoric past couple of years, Nick sat down with Yo! Magazine to talk about how his background as an Asian American has influenced his career and his artistic process.

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The Evolution of Collegiate Taiko

Issue:
May 20, 2020

Collegiate taiko has had a prolific expansion over the last couple of decades. Let's explore how it's grown and where it still needs to go.

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Cultural Fusion: A Mother & Son Explore New Paths Through the Art of Taiko

Issue:
March 15, 2022

It is our hope that the taiko community never loses sight of its roots as it works toward an inclusive and collaborative future that celebrates individual uniqueness and cultural diversity.

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Dango Mochi Amigurumi Pattern

Issue:
October 15, 2021

Dango Mochi Amigurumi Pattern

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4 Sustainable Gift Wrapping Ideas

Issue:
December 13, 2021

Brianna (@brimoreecofriendly) is here with 4 easy and sustainable ways to wrap your presents this holiday season!

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Kabocha Daruma Crochet Pattern

Issue:
October 15, 2021

Ready for a craft? Kawaii, not kowai! Wish for lots of tricks (or treats!) this Halloween with this festive Kabocha Daruma.

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My Fantastic Voyage into the World of Dance Music

Issue:
March 5, 2021

The title says it all. Plus, I included a little mix that I think you'll enjoy.

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The Rise of the Mon Tattoo Trend: A Q&A with Japanese American Tattoo Artist Jun Osaki

Issue:
May 3, 2020

More young Japanese Americans are getting their family mon, or crest, tattooed on their bodies today. In a Q&A with Portland-based artist Jun Osaki, we learn more about how tattoos can connect people to their culture.

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Children's Day at Home!

Issue:
April 26, 2020

Koi, dragon, samurai. What do all of these have to do with Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day? Find out in our activity booklet!

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