V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
New books from Haruki Murakami (Japan) and Wu Ming-Yi (China) give realism a magical touch.
V.20 No.36 | 9/8/2011
Five Seven Five
The winners of our 19th annual Haiku Contest
It wasn’t easy editing the results of our 19th annual haiku contest. Below the winners wax poetic on subjects ranging from “APD” to “Erotic” to “Breaking Bad.”
V.20 No.27 | 7/7/2011
I Like to Watch (Instantly): Ashes of Time Redux, Death Trance
Notable martial arts titles from the Netflix Watch Instantly world
Ashes of Time Redux (2008)
Directed by Kar Wai Wong
Cast: Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jacky Cheung, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Li Bai, Carina Lau, Charlie Yeung
Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai takes another crack at his mostly misunderstood new wave martial arts film from 1994. Jacky Cheung, Leslie Cheung and Maggie Cheung (no relation) star in this ultra-stylized story of a brokenhearted hit man who lives in a desert and uses skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings. Wong's editorial tinkering (five or so minutes worth of cuts) attempts to alter what was already a radical condensation of Louis Cha's classic wuxia novel The Eagle-Shooting Heroes. But it's still a gorgeous film and deserves a second look. HD Available.
V.19 No.34 | 8/26/2010
Found on Santa Fe Craigslist: Antique Meiji Foot Warmer/Incenser ($2,500)
For the Asian antiques collector with cold, stinky feet and money to burn, may we suggest this gold-accented combination incense burner / foot warmer from Japan’s Meiji era?
V.19 No.22 | 6/3/2010
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East meets East
Since opening in September, Sushiya has gained a loyal following, and it’s easy to see why. The menu is a polished combination of Chinese and Japanese classics, with many twists—and some entire dishes—you probably haven’t seen before.
Casino/Cuban-Style Salsa and Rueda de Casino at National Hispanic Cultural Center
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