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  • ... Join us as we explore one of Los Angeles' most iconic communities : Chinatown . In Memory of Irvin Lai. When you look back ... the help of the Chinese American Museum, the KCET Departures team ventured into Chinatown to record its deep social and ...
  • ... a look at how food played an important role in shaping Chinatown . For many, Chinatown is not much more than a place to eat dim sum or a bowl of noodles. ...
  • ... such as Monterey Park, San Marino and Covina as opposed to Chinatown . This Taiwanese population that migrated to Los Angeles during the ... dream of a new life in America was not defined by the Old Chinatown and boundaries imposed by history and segregation. For new and old ...
  • ... far out of fashion as dining in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's Hello ... — in large parts an askew imitation of the low-lying communities in which the last couple generations of Americans grew up, bored ...
  • Departures : Chinatown Student Producers share the story of how their families got to Chinatown . By Matthew Williams The majority of the students at the ...
  • ... in "traditional" costume by day, and at night returned to Chinatown proper just a few blocks away to change into normal streetwear. ... decade of the 1930s was a pivotal time overall for both communities . China and the "Orient" had become areas of exotic fascination ...
  • ... Community StoriesPunk Rock in Chinatown There was once a full blown Punk Rock scene in Chinatown in the 1970s. Learn through personal stories the importance this ...
  • Nearly 80 years after its relocation, Chinatown supports Chinese American businesses as well as newer waves of ... from Thailand, Vietnam, and greater Los Angeles.   Chinatown as we know it, anchored by the plazas, shops, and restaurants along ... Street, wasn't the city's first. Los Angeles's original Chinatown was located where Union Station now stands. It sprung up to house ...
  • New Chinatown was a fresh start for the Chinese, but it was like much like the ... {"additionalClasses":""}]New Chinatown Old Chinatown , with its businesses and family associations, grew steadily between ...
  • With the launch of Departures " Chinatown ," KCET offers an invitation to experience a vibrant cultural ... neighborhood portraits. Link to download press release: Departures Chinatown .doc[scald=24611:kl_image_original_context]To ...

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