NOVEMBER 21, 2003 ISSUE
 
Nothing Funny About Cho's New Line
Margaret Cho tailors her own mid-sized clothing line that will celebrate the womanly figure and not size her up
Who's Exploiting Whom?
The Los Angeles Asian Model Expo offers an assortment of new faces and a new interpretation of the meaning of empowerment
If ICON do it, you can too!
Paving the way for aspiring female DJ's, DJ ICON is proud to be one of San Francisco's first females to rise in the ranks in a field formerly dominated by males

 
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November 21, 2003

 
F I L M
 

Tom Cruise Makes the Cut
Film Preview: "The Last Samurai"
"The Last Samurai" proves it knows "kata" from "katana"
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"Blind Shaft" Film Review
Ambitious film explores the restructuring of Chinese industry and Chinese lives
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M U S I C

Blood on the Tracks
Quentin Tarantino digs deep to find some instrumental epics in support of his 4th film, "Kill Bill, Vol. 1."

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Say Uncle!
Good ol' boys playing good ol' indie-rock, Titofelix's instantly-accessible brand of noise hits home whether youÍre from South Beach or southern Cali. East or west of the Mississippi, rock'n'roll is still rock'n'roll.
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E V E N T S

The Colors of Pride
Dignitaries and businessmen gather at the Los Angeles Millenium Biltmore Hotel for the Korean Traditional Costume Fashion Show
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The Japan Expo in Pictures
APA captures shots of the Japan Expo to see how the event introduces the arts & culture of Japan this year.
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"Poppie" Seeds the Way to a New Comic Book for Girls
Way-Out Comics draw outside of the lines to create a different type of children's comic book.
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T H E A T R E
 
N*gger, Ch*nk and Wetb*ck: The Power of Three Little Words
Despite the controversy it stirs up on UCLA's campus, a racially-charged play sells out all three shows and gets unanimous acclamation.
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C L I P S
 
News Bites
The first annual Miss Vietnam U.S.A., John Cho and Kal Penn's upcoming movie, the 10th anniversary of Ang Lee's "Wedding Banquet", Asian comedy night with Chopschtick comedy, and much more in this issue of News Bites.
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F O R E I G N
 
News From Abroad
Britney Spears' promotion in Seoul, J-Pop singer Utada's global debut, Singaporean Bollywood Extravanga and many more in this issue of News From Abroad.
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