From music and movies to charity events and Halloween festivities, the last week of October is packed with happenings that will soothe your ears, warm your soul, and unleash your Halloween persona.
RACHAEL YAMAGATA, 2011 CHESAPEAKE TOUR
Beautiful Japanese-Italian-German American singer-songwriter, Rachael Yamagata, just began her 2011 Tour on October 24 in Portland, Main’s Port City Music Hall. The tour is in celebration of the release of Yamagata’s third album, Chesapeake.
Chesapeake features an eclectic collection of songs projecting Yamagata’s optimism and hopefulness, showcasing her sultry and smoky voice, rich, layered harmonies, striking ballads and soulful grooves. The tour will hit major U.S. cities and will finish off on December 22nd at New York City’s City Winery.
When : October 24, 2011- Dec 27, 2011
Where: In select U.S. cities Nationwide
How: To stream Chesapeake online, visit http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2011/10/album-stream-rachael-yamagata-chesapeake.html
It’s pretty much my idea of heaven.
So when I heard that the hip hip hooray bar that is Delphine at the W Hotel in Hollywood, CA had a fresh Raw Bar Monday, which consisted of plenty of seafood going at only a mere buck and two for each, my ears perked and my mouth started salivating. Heaven, here I come! Continue Reading »
In the world of modeling, we are seeing more and more Asian faces on print and on the runways. In fact, supermodel Liu Wen was booked more than any model of color during New York’s recent fashion week. What are people saying about Liu Wen’s success and the fashion industry’s increased incorporation of Asian models? What does Liu Wen think? Find out yourself in this news coverage by JuJu Chang on Liu Wen.
Every once in a while, I like to make a list. (OK, fine, I’m actually quite obsessed with list-making.) And since it’s my birthday (month), time to whip out that wish list for family and friends. These are the things I’m digging right now.
Misa Nail Lacquer in Beyond Infinity
It started with Chanel Jade. And then that elusive putty-clay color. Now pretty much everything goes — from navy to neon yellow. Unfortunately, for anyone over a certain age, those colors just look … well … desperate. Which is why I’m loving Misa‘s latest line featuring all these indescribable, out-there colors that are incredibly unique. My favorite is Beyond Infinity, a sort of periwinkle-teal with a hint of charcoal. (Don’t let the picture above fool you — the lacquer goes on way deeper and richer than that.) More grown-up that blue, way more fun than grey.
Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) are back! (And so is Neil Patrick Harris *squeal!) And Audrey Magazine is offering readers free tickets to catch them on the big screen!
To enter for free tickets, click here.
We told you a while back that Shu Pei Qin is now signed with Maybelline. We figured you’d be interested in seeing what happens behind-the-scenes when she shoots for their campaign.
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The just-released iPhone 4S looks crazy so it’s only fitting that you have an even crazier case to go with it.
In comes the id America soft foam pads.
The foam pads cover the back of the iPhone and there’s also a clear protector for the front. I like how the pads are light and thinner than a normal case, yet I feel like the foam protects the phone.
But the coolest thing is the funky colors and patterns the cases come in. So fun and easy to switch out according to your mood!
The cases sell for $11.99 each but Audrey Magazine is giving away cases to FOUR (4) lucky readers!
HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter as many times as you wish! Contest ends Wednesday, October 26th, 11:59 PST. You must have a mailing address to win. Gluck!
There’s something that draws me into films where the lead actress is not your typical cookie-cutter blonde, or blue-eyed bombshell — not that I have anything against the Cameron Diaz types. However, multi-ethnic actress display an on-screen mystery and feminine charm that is hard for me to ignore.
One actress hard for me to ignore: Frieda Pinto. Following her successful break in Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, she has been blooming ever since, easily becoming the biggest Indian actress in Hollywood today. This November, Pinto will play lead female role in Immortals, set to be released in theatres everywhere on 11-11-11.
Pinto plays the role of the Sybelline Oracle, Phaedra, who aids the fearless hero Theseus (Henry Cavill) in stopping the brutal King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) in his quest to conquer both mortals and Gods.
Directed by Indian director Tarsem Singh (The Cell, The Fall), Immortals aims to transport audiences in this epic tale of treachery, vengeance and destiny through a stylish and visually spectacular 3D action adventure.
Forget the buckets full of candy, the barely-there skimpy outfits, the ghost stories and the fright nights. Halloween is all about cute babies dressed in Halloween costumes!
We know there are plenty of parents out there just dying to show off their tykes dolled up in creative costumes so Audrey Magazine and KoreAm Journal are co-hosting a Baby Halloween Costume Contest!
THREE WAYS TO ENTER:
1) EMAIL your photo(s) to email@example.com
2) UPLOAD your photo(s) onto Audrey Magazine’s Facebook page
3) TWEET @audreymagazine with your photo(s)
REQUIREMENT: ENTRANTS MUST “LIKE” ALL PRIZE SPONSOR’S FACEBOOK PAGES TO ENTER
You have until NOVEMBER 1st, 2011 to enter. Looking forward to seeing all your submissions! Check out the prizes after the jump! Continue Reading »
For the two year Anniversary of the re-authorization of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by President Obama, White House Initiative co-Chair Christopher Lu held a conference call with White House AAPI Initiative director Kiran Ahuja on Tuesday October 11.
The call served for Lu and Ahuja to highlight the Initiative’s historic accomplishments, outline a vision for its future, and to preview major anniversary events planned for this month.
Just last week, President Obama designated Lu to join Education Secretary Arne Duncan as co-chair of the White House Initiative. President Obama also appointed Olympic skating champion Apolo Ohno, Professor May Chen, and Dr. Tung Thanh Nguyen to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The White House Initiative was signed in October 2009 by President Barack Obama. The Initiative’s goal remains to improve the quality of life and opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by facilitating increased access to and participation in federal programs where they remain underserved.
For more information about the White House AAPI Initiative, please visit http://whitehouse.gov/aapi.