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Join the HANA Center in watching the film "Fiction & Other Realities" as Bobby Choy (playing himself), a Korean American residing in New York City, who feels like a stranger in the country he was born in. After his father's death, he starts writing sad songs. Bobby's friend Billy (Todd Goble), the lead singer of the band Paper Kings, offers him a job as a roadie for the band's upcoming tour, which includes a stop in Seoul, South Korea. There…Find out more »
Did you know that the first Indian in the United States is said to have been a man from Madras who visited Salem, Massachusetts in 1790? Long before the major thrust of Indian immigration to the U.S. began in 1965, Indians were trickling into the United States as merchants, adventurers and seafarers in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Between 1904 and 1920, more than 7,000 Punjabis, mostly Sikhs, came as sojourners to the Pacific Northwest to work the…Find out more »
Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn MoreFind out more »
This exhibit brought to you by the Polish Museum of American is a visual introduction to the history of Poles in the city of Chicago. It features the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes and various forms of artistic and cultural endeavors. In addition to archival photographs, artifacts that belonged to the Polish-American pioneers are on display, including: rosaries, Bibles, prayer books, pennants of Polish organized groups, documents, and many more. The exhibit is accompanied by a…Find out more »