Monthly Archives: June 2010

A “hot” romance from… VinaWood!

April saw the Việt Nam premier of Để Mai Tính, a romantic comedy directed by Charlie Nguyễn, produced by and starring Dustin Nguyễn (of...

In the News: SEA Cinemas, Agent Orange and Fishing in Oil

Scholars and film buffs will be descending on Saigon in a few days for the 6th Annual Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference, July 1-4. It...

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Dao Strom

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: Vietnamese Poets of the Diaspora II” at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Six writers...

Singer Cathy Nguyen featured in New York Times

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! My colleague at USC, Josh Kun, has an article in the New York Times today talking about...

le thi diem thuy: the writer we are all looking for

I stumbled upon “The Gangster We Are All Looking For,” through a class reading. The novel, although published over five years ago, still stands...

500 Voices & Asian Voice Radio

Last summer, I was again in Austin, Texas, attempting to make things happen with my music career. I had done a short tour in...