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Playwright David Henry Hwang (Photo by Lia Chang, Creative Commons license)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Tragedy Comes to the Stage

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, In the News May 19, 2014 at 12:13 pm

The story of Danny Chen, who killed himself in 2011 after suffering from racist hazing by fellow soldiers, is the subject of a new opera written by David Henry Hwang and composed by Huang Ruo. Sing Tao Daily reports on a discussion of their work by the two artists.

(Photo via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Chinese Make Leap from Garment Factories to Fashion Runways

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, In the News June 27, 2013 at 7:33 pm

A Feet in 2 Worlds podcast takes a look at how immigrant hands have threaded and shaped the New York fashion industry, especially in the Chinese community who have gone from garment factories to fashion designers.