I met you in 1996. Everything about that night I remember so clearly because it was an important day in my early life. I was only 16 and it was my first ever dj gig at a local club in Hayward, California. Not only did I get to spin with some of my local dj heroes, but it was first time being introduced to your singing group, which at the time was called “APEX”.… Continue reading AC LORENZO (KAI) - REST IN PEACE OCT 1, 2017
Three years ago when we launched TRAKTIVIST, we dreamed about the possibility of a Music Conference dedicated to Asian Americans, one that pulled the talent, knowledge and resources of the community to help better our impact in the global music industry.
That time has arrived!Continue reading ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC CONFERENCE
This is my 1st year as Co-Programming Director for the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture #FPAC26 and I'm so glad to be able to share it w/ friends both old and new! Proud of our FilAm Arts team for making this happen 🙏🏽 !
Please join us & the community in celebrating Filipino American History Month on Oct. 14 @ Echo Park Los Angeles. FPAC is the largest celebration of Filipino arts and culture in Southern California,… Continue reading Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) 2017
TRAKTIVIST is a proud Co-Presenter for the world premiere of NOBODY DIES, a Center for Asian American Media-funded documentary on acclaimed Vietnamese American musician Thao Nguyen of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. Filmmaker Todd Krolczyk follows Thao and her mother as they visit Vietnam, a first for both: Thao’s first time in the country and her mother’s first time since the Vietnam War.… Continue reading NOBODY DIES - FILM ABOUT THAO NGUYEN
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Spotify has partnered with Asian and Asian American artists who have curated awesome playlists!
Listen to them all here: spotify.com/apahm !… Continue reading SPOTIFY - ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH 2017
One of my dreams was to throw a huge Asian American Pacific Islander music festival....Blessed to say That day has come!!
SAVE THE DATE: MAY 6 - LOS ANGELES
Featuring DEAN, Us The Duo, Giraffage, starRo (soulection), Tenelle, Year Of The Ox, Kronika (soulection), Doctors & Engineers, Dj Zo, Miso, 2xxx!, & Saay!
Our team at ISAtv, Far East Movement, Wong Fu Productions,… Continue reading IDENTITY LA - FREE FESITIVAL FOR APAHM!
The 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival will be presented April 27 through May 4, 2017 at the Aratani Theatre at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center; Directors Guild of America; Downtown Independent; Tateuchi Democracy Forum at JANM; CGV Cinemas; and additional cinemas in the Los Angeles area. A key highlight leading up to annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month activities, the Festival is produced by Visual Communications,… Continue reading Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017!
Thank you to Anton Delfino for documenting Directions In Sound for CAAMFEST 2017 in San Francisco.
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible.
Kollaboration is a non profit organization that aims to promote a strong Asian American presence in entertainment and media.… Continue reading TRAKTIVIST @ CAAMFEST 2017 - Directions in Sound w/ Kollaboration SF
The SXSW Music Festival is one of the largest and most influential global music industry events of the year, taking place this March 13 – 19 in Austin, Texas.
Here is a playlist of Asian Americans performing at this year's festival!Continue reading SXSW 2017 - Asian American Guide
Just around the corner from March 9-19 is one of our favorite yearly festivals CAAMFEST! Presented by the Center for Asian American Media, CAAMFEST is the nation’s premier event showcasing and celebrating bold and vibrant Asian American stories and storytellers.
TRAKTIVIST is proud to support this year’s 35th annual CAAMFEST 2017 as a media sponsor, co-presenter of two films, & a performing artist!… Continue reading CAAMFEST 2017!