In honor of National Adoption Month, Hyphen Magazine’s november issue has only writings from Asian American adoptees. Many of the most well-known KAD writers are included, among them: Matt Salesses, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Lee Herrick, Sun Yung Shin, Leah Silvieus, Robert Yune, Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut! https://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/2017/11/november-adoptee-literature-folio
Light-hearted story about trying to re-learn Korean ways around Lunar New Year. Embedded in the jokes is a lot of truth. https://wethelees.wordpress.com/2017/01/24/seollal/ Is We the Lees the longest run kad blog?
excited to hear about performance art coming in fall 2017 from kad Deb Sivigny, as told on The Rambler. Sounds fascinating, the idea is to take the audience through the experience of an adoptee’s perspective first hand. How do we get this produced in NY after the DC run? http://therambleradhd.podbean.com/e/episode-41-deb-sivigny/ As a side note, really liked Mike’s description of adoptee commonality while interviewing Sophie Samperil: We have all had, separately, a shared experience. Realizing this […]
It was a long time ago that she won, but still found it amazing the emotional connection that TV can create, even in a cooking show. http://mykoreanadopteestory.tumblr.com/search/kish http://www.blogher.com/top-surpise-top-chef-does-adoption-right The second post explores several aspects of Kristen’s background in an honest and sympathetic way. This quote is so on point: Well, for me, I don’t know how authentic things can be, but I know what tastes good…. I hope I’m not offending any Asian people. But…I […]
http://www.heesunleemusic.com/ Just released her third album.
So far the only official page I could find. https://www.facebook.com/groups/864514980326687/
“A Brand New Life”. We only see her in the orphanage, but adoption is lingering in the air. Only place i could find it either free or to buy is on youtube. Versions with and without English subtitles below.
Seems like there are a lot of famous KAD chefs! Theories? http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/01/21/462150071/the-audacious-korean-american-chef-who-mastered-mission-chinese-food
Jenna Ushkowitz is the co-founder of Kindred: The Foundation for Adoption. She is also an accomplished Broadway actress whose career is still growing. Her podcast involves many Hollywood and inspirational people. Her podcast should perhaps be called Infinite Energies! Try to keep up! http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/jenna-ushkowitz-glee-fame-join-waitress-broadway-report-n612741 Infinite Positivities Podcast http://bit.ly/infinitepositivities
August 23 – Nov 27 in Inchon. Only info is in facebook. And here is the official webpage of the museum, also only in facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/%ED%95%9C%EA%B5%AD%EC%9D%B4%EB%AF%BC%EC%82%AC%EB%B0%95%EB%AC%BC%EA%B4%80-Museum-of-Korea-Emigration-History/645201068842611