Slant’d x The Lincoln Center Young Patrons: Interview with K-Factor Concertmaster, Doori Na
Slant’d x The Lincoln Center Young Patrons: Interview with K-Factor Conductor, Yuga Cohler
This summer, the Lincoln Center Young Patrons will bring K-Factor, a genre-bending orchestral concert that explores the radical innovations in Korean popular music over the past century, to New York’s cultural stage. We sat down with concertmaster Doori Na to discuss his Korean American upbringing, what draws him to K-Factor, and the future of the classical music world.
Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Return of NYC’s Iconic Asian Emporium
This summer, the Lincoln Center Young Patrons will bring K-Factor, a genre-bending orchestral concert that explores the radical innovations in Korean popular music over the past century, to New York’s cultural stage. First up, we had the pleasure and honor to sit down with Yuga Cohler—the conductor behind K-Factor, creator of Yeethoven, and half-Japanese cultural innovator with an aversion to categorization.
What's Your Story: Growing Up Queer and Asian
Joanne Kwong's in-laws, the Chens, opened the iconic NYC emporium, Pearl River Mart, nearly 50 years ago. Today, she's the president of PRM, and on The Tilt, Joanne shares the story of how the shop came to be, its evolution, and its mission of sharing of Asian American culture with the world.
The Aftermath of Crazy Rich Asians: Perspectives from the Slant’d Team
On the first day of first grade, I came home and excitedly told my sister that I had a crush on a male classmate. I don’t actually remember coming out to my sister at six years old (though present day David is quite proud of the fact), but my sister recently recounted the story.
Brace Yourselves: A New Narrative Is Coming
It’s been two weeks since Crazy Rich Asians hit the big screen and we at Slant’d are still riding the high of this historic movie smashing box office sales. For the sake of sparking provocative dialogue, we’re excited to surface some topics and questions that we’re currently navigating as a result of this historic film.
#badasians Interview: A Look Inside Andrew Yang's Presidential Campaign
As we kick off membership, Slant’d is thrilled to offer a sneak peek at the content we’re offering on our members-only hub! Tony Wu, co-founder of Nomz and Asian noodle soup enthusiast, sits down with Slant’d to discuss how encouraged he is over the expanding roles and narratives taking place in the Asian American world.
#badasians Interview: Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou Urges Asian Americans to Get Involved
We’re thrilled to have spoken to presidential candidate Andrew Yang as one of the first pieces for our digital content launch! Read on to find out why Yang thinks universal basic income could help put an end to racism, how he learned to bounce back from failure, why having kids has changed his view of tiger parenting, and more.
For this #badasians interview, we talk to Yuh-Line Niou to get her first-person perspective on growing up the daughter of two immigrants, what's causing such low voter turnout for Asian Americans, what she wishes people knew about the Asian American community, and how we can get involved, from voting to volunteering.