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Young Filipina American ballerina makes history in The Nutcracker

Young Filipina American ballerina makes history in The Nutcracker

Eleven-year old ballerina Charlotte Nebres is making history. Charlotte Nebres is the first Filipina American and African American  dancer to play the lead role of “Marie” — the ...
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Miss Myanmar Becomes First Openly Gay Miss Universe Contestant

Miss Myanmar Becomes First Openly Gay Miss Universe Contestant

Miss Myanmar Swe Zin Htet bravely came out as a lesbian just days before stepping on the stage for the final of Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta, Georgia. Htet ...
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Movie studios could buy theaters as U.S. seeks to end old limits

Movie studios could buy theaters as U.S. seeks to end old limits

The largest publicly traded cinema chains rose Tuesday after the U.S. Justice Department said it will ask a court to terminate a 70-year-old antitrust settlement that barred Hollywood ...
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NBA’s Brooklyn Nets host Filipino Heritage Night

NBA’s Brooklyn Nets host Filipino Heritage Night

NEW YORK — Over 2,000 Filipino and Filipino-Americans from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut went to the Barclays Center to cheer for the Brooklyn Nets as ...
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Ousted ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges reportedly complained of toxic culture

Ousted ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges reportedly complained of toxic culture

In April of this year, former late-night host Jay Leno visited NBCUniversal in Los Angeles to appear as a guest judge on the network’s unscripted program “America’s Got Talent,” a ...
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Meet the First Vietnamese Woman to Be Crowned Mrs. World

Meet the First Vietnamese Woman to Be Crowned Mrs. World

For the first time since its inception in 1984, Mrs. World — a pioneering pageant for married women — crowned a Vietnamese candidate earlier this year. Born to ...
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FilAm Arts’ Burlesque Las FilipinX celebrates Filipina empowerment

FilAm Arts’ Burlesque Las FilipinX celebrates Filipina empowerment

CLOSING out 2019, FilAm Arts’ Burlesque Las FilipinX returns to Genever Lounge in Historic Filipinotown to present a celebration of Filipina Empowerment and the Art of Burlesque on ...
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Massive outrage sparks over Spanish-produced animated feature on Magellan, Elcano

Massive outrage sparks over Spanish-produced animated feature on Magellan, Elcano

DENILLA0 The controversial movie follows the voyage of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and Spanish navigator Juan Sebastian Elcano. The two set sail in 1519 and arrived in Cebu, ...
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Disney to develop animated feature directed by Filipina American

Disney to develop animated feature directed by Filipina American

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Josie Trinidad, head of story for “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”| Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Animation Studios Disney and Pixar veteran Josie Trinidad one ...
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‘The Kingmaker’: Showtime releases trailer for Imelda Marcos documentary

‘The Kingmaker’: Showtime releases trailer for Imelda Marcos documentary

A new documentary about the Philippines’ former first lady Imelda Marcos is set to hit the big screen this fall, Showtime announced on Monday, Sept. 30. “The Kingmaker” ...
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