ABC's Fresh Off the Boat Stirs Controversy: "People Are Both Criticizing It and Praising It as This New Hope"3 months ago | Film and TV
The term "fresh off the boat," frequently abbreviated as FOB, describes Asian immigrants that have recently come to the U.S. but not yet assimilated into American culture. For Asian Americans born and raised in the U.S., especially in the 1990s — ...
11 months ago | People 2014
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2014 issue. Check out our entire People 2014 issue. Getting ready to perform at the Glass House in Pomona in February, Yuna Zarai swaps her casual turban for a shimmery black one, a...
1 year ago | Dance
You've probably seen the billboards. Perhaps you've been handed flyers by volunteers on Hollywood Boulevard. Or you're a small business owner in San Gabriel Valley who has been asked to display a poster. These images showing beautiful, leaping wom...
1 year ago | Couples Issue
See our entire Couples Issue 2014 here. Spending an afternoon with Korean-American actors Randall Park and Jae Suh Park in their San Fernando Valley home means falling in love with the new ruler of their household: 21-month-old Ruby. Dressed in a ...
2 years ago | Dance
All it takes is one hour of a K-pop dance class, surrounded a room of high school students who must have already practiced the music video routine in their parents' living rooms, to confirm what your body already knew: If the music's right, you ca...
2 years ago | People 2013
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. José Tanaka was born in Kyoto, Japan. But his parents were so dedicated to flamenco music that they named him Jos&eac...