Asia Pacific Arts - Performance Asia Pacific Arts, published by the UCLA Asia Institute, covers the dynamic worlds of Asian and Asian American arts and entertainment. en-us APA Top Ten: Asia's Ode to Michael JacksonAs a tribute to Michael Jackson, APA recounts a few of our favorite Michael Jackson-inspired videos of Asia and Asian America. Film Festival 2009: My Dear EnemyMy Dear Enemy takes the audience on a long day's journey into the type of relationship where direction and longevity are unimportant. E3 Expo: OverviewWhat's old is new again: the Electronics Entertainment Expo returns to its flashy form after two years of blandness. for OurselvesThe premiere event of Tad Nakamura's film A Song for Ourselves included live performances from Blue Scholars, Bambu, Kiwi, DJ Phatrick -- and a special appearance by Nobuko Miyamoto, Charlie Chin, and Kamau Ayubbi. KontinuesWhile BoA's appearance made Kollaboration a global affair, local Asian American entertainers made the entire night a memorable showcase of talent.'s Fine With MeAs Dat Phan's 2009 stand up tour picks up, enthusiastic audiences are lining up to see the Last Comic Standing winner's unique brand of comedy. But even a funnyman gets overworked. of 2008: (Not so) Guilty PleasuresOur innocent tastes are sometime so, so guilty. But in a year when such luminaries as Vanessa Hudgens, BoA, and Edison Chen make headlines, can you really blame us? TransformedBack from a trip to South Africa, performing with the Surialanga dance company, Smitha Radhakrishnan finds that sometimes the greatest custodians of traditional Indian culture might not be who you'd expect. Americans for Kenny GThe 2008 Asian Excellence Awards at UCLA's Royce Hall was a fun spectacle of congratulations, entertainment, and laughs, sometimes unintentionally. Thank your parents! Famous AsiansThis is a blog entry originally written for AZN Television's Outspoken blog on the topic of "Asian American Awards Shows."