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Hapa Hour with Shino Frances

One thing I love about NYC is that I am always meeting new, awesome people. Shino Frances is a NYC based Singer-Actor-Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer, Director, Producer, Translator, Dialect Coach & MK Beauty Consultant. NYC credits include: A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Present, Literally Alive) Jekyll + Hyde (The Players Thr); Color of Life (Rachel […]

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Hapa Hour with Tetsuro Miyazaki

Today’s Hapa comes all the way from Amsterdam. Tetsuro Miyazaki is a 38 year old photographer born in Belgian and raised their by his Belgian mother and Japanese father. Growing up he would visit Japan and continued to do so after the death of his Father when he was 14. Tetsuro studied Japanese for a […]

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Yuko Kudo – I Am Me

I Am Me! What strong wonderful words. They make a simple phrase, yet say so much. My wonderful friend Yuko Kudo came up with that phrase, well maybe she didn’t exactly come up with it, but she has used the phrase to create a movement. Yuko is from Japan and considers herself a Japanese person […]

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Miss Japan is a Hapa (again)

I think it so awesome that this years Miss Japan is once again biracial! She is 1/2 Japanese and 1/2 Indian, and she’s just stunning! How beautiful and wonderful that Miss Japan is mixed! Sadly, there is a lot of hate going around on social media about Miss Japan not being Japanese enough to represent. […]

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Hapa Shaming – Hapa Hour

Today’s Hapa Shaming story is brought to you by Rebecca Lerman.   I am Hapa, but also identify as Asian. I am Russian, Jewish Chinese. And just like any frustrated Asian American actor who viewed the trailers of the new blockbuster movies, Doctor Strange and Ghost in Shell, I was fed up with all the […]

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Kappo Honda – Fountain Valley, CA

One of my go to places to eat when I’m home in Cali is Kappo Honda in Fountain Valley. This is probably my favorite place to eat when I come home (besides In N Out). Kappo Honda serves up delicious Japanese comfort food, something I have yet to find in NYC. We started with two […]

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Hapa Hour with Leah Nanako Winkler

I am such a fan girl of today’s Hapa! I first met her at a discussion about Asians in Theatre and immediately knew this woman was going to change the world; and she is. Leah Nanako Winkler is a brillant playwright. I was lucky enough to see her play “Kentucky” in NYC and I was […]

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White Wash This – Hapa Hour

I am so sick of all the whitewashing that is being allowed to continue in the entertainment industry. Enough is enough! Between the upcoming movies “Ghost in the Shell” and “Dr. Strange” using white women to portray Asian characters, I could scream. And I have. I am not alone in my frustration. All I can […]

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Hapa Food Truck – Stamford, CT

You guys! There’s a Hapa Food Truck! I was, and still am, so freaking excited about it! Not only is the food stupid good, but I love how they are combining the whole East meets West cuisines! Ergo Hapa! It was a balls-hot Sunday afternoon, and two of my dear friends, Brian and Alison, and […]

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Hapa Food Truck Interview

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