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Memorial Day

On Memorial Day in small-town New England we clean the …(read more)

A Life in Dreams

I never knew Tam Tran, but by all accounts, she …(read more)

Paradise and Prisons: New York Times on the Con Dao Islands

Vietnam is apparently going the way of Thailand. The New …(read more)

Meeting a Taxi Driver in N.Y. and Other Poems by Phan Nhiên Hạo

SPOTLIGHT ON PHAN NHIÊN HẠO The poems below by Phan …(read more)

the war after the war

This post is going to be of a more personal …(read more)

Operation Greenlight

Cinema Symposium 5 (UCLA) I had the chance to take …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: Loudspeakers in different languages

diaCRITICIZE is the periodic editors’ note or guest editorial. Here, …(read more)

Asia Entertainment pays tribute in “55 Năm Nhìn Lại” Video

Asia Entertainment, for those who might be unfamiliar with Vietnamese …(read more)

Diasporic Ho Chi Minh

We can’t let May 19th pass without a gesture toward …(read more)

You say Dia, I say Địa

I love wordplay and have always admired artists who use …(read more)

Thao Nguyen – A Role Model of the Indie Music Variety

I first stumbled upon Thao Nguyen three years ago.  I …(read more)

When memories collide: an Interview with Đoan Hoàng

Speaking of arrivals and returns… PART I During one of …(read more)