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Kristina Wong was named "One of the Seven Funniest Eco-Comedians" by Mother Nature Network. Her last solo work-- "Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" looked at the high rates of depression and suicide among Asian American women. It's now a broadcast quality DVD that has been acquired by university libraries nationwide and soon will be available for private home use (www.flyingwong.com). Her new show, "Going Green the Wong Way" looks at the trials and tribulations of sustainable living and plays Bootleg Theater June 28-July 22, then goes to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 2012. She's been a commentator for American Public Media's Marketplace, PBS, Jezebel and Playgirl Magazine. Her work has been awarded with grants from Creative Capital, The Map Fund, Center for Cultural Innovation, the Durfee Foundation, National Performance Network and a residency from the MacDowell Colony. www.kristinawong.com

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A scene from Katselas Theatre's remount of Twilight: Los Angeles 1992  Photo Credit: Heather Wynters
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Trage-tainment: Reflections on 20 Years of Art, Theater, and Reality TV Since the LA Riots

I consider the George Holliday video of Rodney King's beating and the subsequent news footage of the L.A. Riots to be my first American reality show. Instead of an elimination ceremony, ring ceremony, or final weigh-in, it was the acquittal of four po...
Sunyoung Yang is an organizer for the not fictional, all real, Bus Riders Union.
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Neither Fast Nor Furious, Carless Angelenos (Part 2)

Meet two Angelenos -- a Bus Riders Union employee and an actor -- who survive Los Angeles without a car. People ask me all the time how I survive, and insist that I will "die" without a car. And to them I say, "Meet two of my Asian Americans friends...
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Neither Fast, Nor Furious: Carless Angelenos, Part 1

People ask me all the time how I survive, and insist that I will "die" without a car. And to them I say, "Meet two of my Asian Americans friends who don't even have driver licenses!"
Behind the concrete ball hides a world of all American quirk and surprise. | Photo: Kristina Wong
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10 Reasons Why I Love L.A.'s Koreatown

When I first moved here two years ago, I was spooked by the stories of K-town's crime rates, grit, and messy urban aesthetic. But now, I've come to love it -- abandoned couches, police helicopters, and all.
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