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Yuna Zarai; Credit: Ryan Orange

Yuna Zarai: The Muslim Pop Star

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, and adds a sequin vest, maxi skirt and......
"The Mystical Phoenix

Shen Yun Celebrates Chinese Dance. But It Also Has a Political Edge

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 women in classical Chinese dress are advertising this year's rendition of Shen......
Jae Suh and Randall Park

Randall and Jae Suh Park: Baby Makes Three

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 pastel pink-and-white striped jumpsuit, she quietly leads the pair......
You can dance to Bollywood music too!; Credit: Photo courtesy of Doonya

5 Dance Workouts for People Who Can't 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 can bounce from side to side......
Jose Tanaka; Credit: Kevin Scanlon

Jose Tanaka: The Flamenco Guitarist

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 José, to make sure he'd always be tied to the......
Jenna Chong; Credit: Kevin Scanlon

Jenna Chong: America's Next Top Hand Model

href="https://www.laweekly.com/microsites/people-2013/" target="_blank">One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. When Jenna Chong books a hand-modeling gig, she often walks onto the set not knowing what the product is, or what she will be asked to do. She might......
Prince Gomolvilas; Credit: Kevin Scanlon

Prince Gomolvilas: The Only Gay, Thai, Science-Fiction Playwright

href="https://www.laweekly.com/microsites/people-2013/" target="_blank">One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. While researching The Brothers Paranormal, his latest comedy-horror play, about Thai-American brothers who launch a ghost-hunting business, Prince Gomolvilas was invited to go on a ghost hunt with the......