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[slideshow_deploy id=4516] The V3 conference for Asian America Digital Media, which was held August 25 in Los Angeles, was a landmark event. It was the first time that Asian American media from both journalism and the blogosphere gathered together to discuss their online presence and share their knowledge and skills. The conference grew out of a similar event, the Banana conference that...

I helped organize the panels and awards for the V3 Asian American Digital Media Conference, and it's going to be a hella great confab if I say so myself. Check out the speakers, performers and panelists we have lined up! Here's a V3con preview with scenes from last year's Banana2 Asian American bloggers conference, which evolved this year into V3: ...

IN 2001, New York filmmaker Linda Hattendorf began documenting the life of a homeless artist whose work caught her attention. The elderly man, who set up his "shop" outside a corner grocery in SoHo, not far from the Wall Street district, wouldn't take money from passersby, unless it was in payment for one of his drawings or paintings, many of...

[caption id="attachment_4449" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jane Lui will be performing at the Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for V3con.[/caption] We're deep in the planning process for V3, the Asian American Digital Media Conference, scheduled for Aug. 25 at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles with an Opening Night Reception and Awards ceremony on Friday, Aug. 24 at the Pacific Asia...

This just in from Joni Sakaguchi of the Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado: Here's a list of PBS programs being shown for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month through Rocky Mountain PBS. These documentaries appear a bit heavy on Pacific Islander coverage but that's cool. Especially here in Colorado, there's a great deal of interest in Pacific Islander history...

[caption id="attachment_4376" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Connie Lim portrait by Shane Sato (courtesy of connielimmusic.com)"][/caption] The V3 Conference organizing committee got some great news last week, when we learned that singer-songwriter Connie Lim had agreed to be part of the Opening Night festivities for the third conference of Asian American digital media-ites that started as the Banana gathering way back in 2009. Lim is...