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This edition: December 2014

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 15, 2014.

First aired: December 5, 2014.

It’s the holidays! Asian American Life’s Host Ernabel Demillo watches the Origami Holiday Tree unfold at the American Museum of Natural History.

Then a closer look at Terracotta Daughters with Reporter Paul Lin. Artist Prune Nourry’s exhibition drawing attention to gender selection is traveling the world and soon will be a documentary.

Caring for aging parents is something most adult children worry about, but for Asian Americans cultural obligations exist that can lead to challenges, as Kyung Yoon reports.

Asian roles on Broadway have come a long way since the controversial Miss Saigon debuted in 1991. Ernabel Demillo reports that Asian Americans don’t have to play up to stereotypes and can find more meaningful roles, like the current cast of “Here Lies Love."

Guest List

Tisa Chang Artistic Producing Director, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

Ros Joyce Co-designer, Origami USA

Talo Kawasaki Co-designer, Origami USA

Jose Llana Actor, “Here Lies Love”

Jaygee Macapugay Actress, “Here Lies Love”

Prune Nourry Artist, Terracotta Daughters