Members of (G)I-DLE perform onstage at the Head in the Clouds 2024 festival in New York.

The Best Performances from Head in the Clouds New York

88 Rising’s phenomenal music festival was filled with Asian and Asian American acts—here are some musicians we’d love to see come back next year

Features

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Kanchan Bhaskar Wants to Set You Free

Writer Pooja Shah talks to the author about her new book, and how she’s transformed from an abuse survivor to champion of females everywhere

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Chinese Puppetry Lives on in American Classrooms

New York-based artists are introducing the art form to schools and bringing a new look to the ancient art form

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442: The Lasting Legacy of Hawai’i’s Queen Liliʻuokalani

On Aug. 21, the anniversary of Hawai’i’s statehood, we take a look at the former kingdom’s last reigning monarch and her commitment to her people

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Meet the Monkey King for a New Generation

Writer Caroline Cao talks producer Peilin Chou on Netflix’s newest retelling of an age-old Chinese folktale

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Wayne Wang Has Seen It All

The director of ‘Chan is Missing,’ ‘Dim Sum,’ and ‘The Joy Luck Club’ reflects on his career and the many ways Asian American films have—and haven’t—changed

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Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop—And Its AA+PI Pioneers

Born and bred of Black street culture, these iconic Asian Americans have played a vital role in hip-hop’s mainstream success

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Calling All AA+PI Content Creators

JoySauce is building its video library—and we want to hear your pitch!

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The Abundance of a Mixed, Asexual Life

Writer Ryan Cotter engages a group of mixed-Asian asexuals on identity, self discovery, and claiming their superpowers

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Helen Huang Wants to Change How You Think About Fashion

The costume designer behind some of your favorite shows talks inspiration, her latest projects, and breaking character expectations

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Tori Tsui Tells Us ‘It’s Not Just You’

The Hong Kong-born climate activist on mental health, environmental advocacy, and abandoning individual perfectionism in pursuit of community-oriented action

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Charlene Kaye Treats Trauma with Tenderness in ‘Tiger Daughter’

The musician and comedian talks with writer Jalen Jones on her one-person show and upcoming album

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Inside the Home of Seattle’s Doughnut Queen

For Mi Kim, less is more—in flavor profiles and design aesthetic alike

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Director Celine Song on the Love Behind ‘Past Lives’

The debut filmmaker talks to writer Carolyn Hinds about her new film, a love story for the ages, but not in the way you think

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Warwick Reider of ‘The Bachelorette’ is Our Sleepy Meme King

This Japanese American heartthrob is ready for love—and a nap!

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Annelise Hickey Is Not Half of Anything

The filmmaker discusses the Pasifika community in Australia, the making of “Hafekasi,” and how she’s taking the word back

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Heliaki Uses Fashion as a Movement

The brand honors the Pacific Islands, one culturally focused garment at a time

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Ana Cruz Kayne Used to Set Barbies on Fire—Now She Is One

The actress discusses her role in one of Hollywood’s most highly anticipated films of the year, her love-hate relationship with the doll, and the importance of telling your own story

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The ‘Flawless’ Imperfections of K-Beauty

Writer and K-beauty expert Ray Liu examines Elise Hu’s new book and the future of this booming industry

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Victoria Ying is Telling Her Own Story in Her Own Voice

Writer Priya Sridhar talks to the former Disney illustrator on her new book, “Hungry Ghosts,” and other upcoming projects

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Daphne Zelle’s ‘Your Face’ Scares You Into Paying Attention

The multi-hyphenate’s short horror film follows a young man as he confronts eerie, faceless creatures around New York City

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‘Khmeraspora’: A Celebration of Cambodian Culture and Arts

The collaboration between the Long Beach Symphony and rapper PraCh Ly tells the story of a Cambodian American experience from the Khmer Rouge to present day