Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Another reason to live in LA: "New Voices from Vietnam" Films

Vietnamese cinema gets the spotlight in Los Angeles at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences  and the UCLA Film and Television Archive...

DVAN and Asian American Theater Co. host Andrew Lam reading

The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network and the Asian American Theater Company of San Francisco present Andrew Lam, reading in just a few days! With...

Love Like Hate

In 2021, it came to our attention that the featured writer, Linh Dinh, has expressed anti-Black, anit-Semitic, and overall harmful views since the publication...

Monique Truong reads at DVAN event in the Bay Area

Don't miss it! Monique Truong reads from her new novel, Bitter in the Mouth, at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco,...

Jade Hidle: An Interview with Musician Michael Nhat

  Earlier this summer I took a sleeper bus from Nha Trang to Sài Gòn , reclining as best I could in those “bed” seats...

Andrew Lam and Monique Truong read in Orange County

SANTA ANA – Pioneering Vietnamese American writers Monique Truong and Andrew Lam visit Southern California to celebrate the launch of their most recent books...

Nikita, a show for the “postfeminist era?”

Along my commute on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, there's an enormous billboard featuring Nikita's Maggie Q; she's wearing a clingy cut-out siren-red...

Quiet As They Come: A New Voice in Vietnamese American Literature

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here's one from Stephen Sohn, professor of English at Stanford University, where he is completing a manuscript on...

Maggie Q: A New Nikita

Action flicks are my junk food-- you name the genre: superhero, martial arts, fantasy, sci-fi and of course, SPY.  When I heard a new...

San Jose is a "Fool for Love": A Second View of the Hit Film

Charlie Nguyen apparently plucked Dustin Nguyen right off of the lot of 21 Jumpstreet (seriously, has the man aged at all?) and gave him...