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Authentic Coverage — Filmmakers Address The Underrepresented Asian-American Narrative In Popular Media

Reaa Puri edits footage from her narrative short film
November 15, 2016

Reaa Puri edits footage from her narrative short film "Cycles of Lune" in a film lab at University of California, Berkeley. Puri is both a documentary and narrative filmmaker in her last semester of studying...

Free-styling: Bay Area Voguers Are Claiming The Spotlight

Jocquese Whitefield poses for a portrait photo outside of San Francisco OCD Theater on Thursday evening, April 21, 2016. (Perng-chih Huang/Xpress)
May 29, 2016

By: Stephanie LaRue Jacques Whitfield was 16 years old when he and his friend from hip-hop dance class went to their first ball. The vibe was intense and chaotic. Performers ran around the hall scrambling...

Write What You Read – The Writer’s Block

Startup Stock Photos
May 29, 2016

By: Stephanie LaRue I’m going to let you in on a secret. It’s a big one, too. It’s a secret that could damage my credibility. It might even get my writer’s card revoked.   I’m not...

The Writer’s Block with Stephanie LaRue

April 10, 2016

By: Stephanie LaRue My writing “career” started when I was 14 years old. I kept a notebook of what I called poetry, but was really prose about boys and why they didn’t like me. It was a composition...

What’s Growing On

Joel and Mary McClure pose for a photo near their designated spot in the Brigdeview Community Teaching and Learning Garden in the Bayview District in San Francisco, CA on on Saturday February 20, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Xpress)
March 14, 2016

By: Stephanie LaRue At 11:30 a.m., the fenced-in slope a block up the hill from the Bayview’s busy Third Street didn’t turn any heads. After a few hours of dirty work in the beating sun, patches of...

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