March 10, 2005 ISSUE
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  COVER STORY
Asian Designers Infiltrate High End Fashion
Ralph what? Donna who? Move over Marc Jacobs, because the next generation of high-end designers may be dominated by names such as Peter Som, Derek Lam, and Doo-Ri Chung. The winds of change are coming from the East, and these young Asian designers will change the way you dress. Forever.
In Memoriam: Eun-Ju Lee.
South Korea lost one of its brightest stars with the passing of 25-year-old Eun-Ju Lee. A closer look at her life, her legend and her demise...


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March 10, 2005

 

F I L M
 
Flesh-Deep Beauty
Two recent Thai films, Beautiful Boxer and Ong Bak, respond to Thai Boxing's reputation as the grisliest of combat sports by exposing its aesthetic possibilities.
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Where the Faces have no names
Right face, wrong form is what leads Bertha Bay Sa-Pan's debut film down the beaten path.
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M U S I C
 
Ken Oak takes two steps up after a "half step down"
Ken Oak celebrated the release of his first full length album, Half Step Down, performing to an anxious crowd at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood on February 17.
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Operation: Kite
New York-based band release their first album, talk about touring and share their thoughts on Asian Americans in indie-rock.
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C L I P S
 
March 10, 2005: News Bites
Shonen Knife makes a comeback, who is Lung Duk Dong (hint: not an exotic Cantonese dish), Grace Park, ahem, reveals all, the SF International Asian American Film Festival opens and so much more in this edition of News From Abroad.
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F O R E I G N
 
March 10, 2005: News From Abroad
Pop stars rock thehouse at an anti-piracy concert in Beijing, Indian musical game show takes to Southeast Asia for auditions and James Brown performs in Indonesia's jazz festival for tsunami relief. All this and more in this issue of News From Abroad.
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