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Stories of Asian American Jews on stage showcase diversity and rich heritage


"Star Trek" actor George Takei is determined to keep telling his Japanese American story


Photographic Justice tells the amazing story of Corky Leeís dedication to Asian communities

Photographic Justice: The Corky Lee Story

Directed by Jennifer Takaki

Airing Monday, May 13, 11:00pm to midnight

Oregon Public Broadcasting


JAMO exhibit explores the legacy of influential civic leader Bill Naito

"Because of Bill" is on view through September 1.

The Japanese American Museum of Oregon is located at the Naito Center, 411 N.W. Flanders Street in Portland.
Open hours are 11:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday and 10:00am to 4:00pm Wednesday through Saturday.


Godzilla film director pursuing Japanese spirituality of 1954 original


Persian Version finds laughter, tears in Iranian American tale of resilient women


Lin-Manuel Miranda launches R.I.S.E. Network to improve diversity on Broadway


After a year of long overdue Hollywood love, actor James Hong is still having his moment


Young Kabuki actorís debut breaks Japanese theater traditions


Oregon Public Broadcasting to feature shows with an Asian focus throughout Heritage Month


Pop icon Leslie Cheungís legacy endures 20 years after death


Minnesota Buddhist temple opens up sacred dance troupe


Simone Ashley finds her voice


Breakthrough Entertainer: Stephanie Hsu, now everywhere


Iman Vellani ó in marvellous form


Jessica Henwick talks making it, diversity and Nicolas Cage


New musical brings high-energy world of K-pop to Broadway


"Chinese chorizo" honors fusion of two cultures in Arizona


"Where the goodies are great": Sweets lovers welcome Diwali


Oregon Public Broadcasting releases schedule of shows airing during Asian Heritage Month


Michelle Yeoh shows Asian immigrant women are Everything


Dubaiís new Museum of the Future envisions a healthy planet


Sleng Teng: How a Japanese woman influenced Jamaicaís reggae


The Year of the Tiger kicks off at Lan Su Chinese Garden

To view a video of one of the lion dances performed on February 1 at the garden, go to



Celebration of Oregonís diversity debuts at Portland airport


"Squid Game" strikes nerve in debt-ridden South Korea


Library devoted to Japan novelist Murakami to open in Tokyo


Actors connect in "subconscious" to play young, old Hokusai


Tokyo festival opens with gruelling boxing Underdog film


K-pop band TWICE reveals daring side on album


Actor James Hong back in spotlight with Hollywood star push


"Donít shut up!" film spotlights Filipino journalist


Rare Japanese-American 16mm home movies, ca. 1925-1960, now available for viewing online


Kumail Nanjiani is finding his way through "The Weirds"


Alice Wu finds her voice again with The Half of It


Chinese New Year celebration

January 25 through February 9


Baby Shark run continues with new tour dates


Marie Kondoís doing what she can to make your kids tidy


Painter-caste Nepal couple tries saving dying art


PDX commissions artist for permanent installation on Concourse E extension


Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

Airs Monday, May 20

at 10:00pm on

Oregon Public Broadcasting


New documentary explores the rich history, unjust treatment of Oregon Japanese Americans

Oregonís Japanese Americans

Written & produced by Nadine Jelsing

Airs April 22 from 9:00pm to 10:00pm on Oregon Public Broadcasting & online


Aladdin opens March 27 at Portlandís Keller Auditorium


Cirque du Soleilís Corteo lands in Portland


PIFF 2019 brings world cinema to Portland screens


The King and I opens January 8 at Portlandís Keller Auditorium


New art exhibit at PAM captures Japanís poetic imagination


"Gamanfest" takes place May 11-12 at PCC Cascade


Travelling exhibit about the life and work of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani now on display in Portland


"Wham! Bam! Pow!" now featured at the Wing Luke Museum
of the Asian Pacific American Experience


DisOrient Asian American Film Festival begins April 17 in Eugene

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival, April 17 through 22.


"Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze" on view at JSMA


Eugene Symphonyís music director commits to creating access to great live music


Cirque du Soleilís Kurios explores a world of curiosities to unravel


Marginalized communities gain voice with ízines

PZS takes place July 22 and 23 from noon to 6:00pm at the Jade/APANO Multicultural Space


Exhibit lays bare Portlandís annexation east of 82nd Avenue


Mele Murals

Directed by Tadashi Nakamura

Airing May 2 at 11:00pm on Oregon Public Broadcasting


Forever, Chinatown

Directed by James Q. Chan

Streaming online May 9 through June 6


"Yellow Terror: The Collections and Paintings of Roger Shimomura"

On view April 11 through July 16, 2017

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center


One-man show highlights heroic story of civil disobedience


Disoriented Comedy tour sells out Portland with JAM-packed jokes


Holiday in parts of India as fans revel in Rajinikanth film


The Revenge of the 47 Loyal Samurai opens February 25 at Portland State University


Mochitsuki celebrates its 20th-anniversary event January 31st