Asia Pacific Arts - Performance http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/ 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.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110091LA 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. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=1100902009 E3 Expo: OverviewWhat's old is new again: the Electronics Entertainment Expo returns to its flashy form after two years of blandness.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=109530Concert 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. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=106073Kollaboration KontinuesWhile BoA's appearance made Kollaboration a global affair, local Asian American entertainers made the entire night a memorable showcase of talent. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=105632Dat'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. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=104267Best 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?http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=102523Bharatnatyam 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.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=99207Asian 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! http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=91502Almost Famous AsiansThis is a blog entry originally written for AZN Television's Outspoken blog on the topic of "Asian American Awards Shows."http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=90917