AKB48 pronounced A. Forty-Eight are a Japanese idol girl group named after the Akihabara Akiba for short area in Tokyo , where the group's theater is located. The group is one of the highest-earning musical performers in Japan. AKB48 was founded as "idols you can meet". The group is split into several teams, reducing its members' workload since the theater's near-daily performance is by only one team and enabling AKB48 to perform simultaneously in several places.
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More than 20 years after its founding as a diversity initiative, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center is working to create a permanent Washington exhibit space where visitors can learn about the contributions Americans of Asia-Pacific descent have made to their country. Hollywood celebrities and politicians representing the Asian Pacific American community came together Saturday night in Los Angeles to support a fundraiser held to help the center expand from a "migratory museum" that organizes temporary exhibits to a permanent Asian Pacific American gallery within the Smithsonian Institute. Lisa Sasaki. Various speakers lauded the community's increased visibility in media and American culture. Harry Shum Jr. More than 20 million people identify as Asian American in the United States according to a census estimate. Five years ago, the center became a migratory exhibit in order to allow visitors to access its programs beyond Washington, said Sasaki.
Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers
From dragon boats to bonsai, kimchi to kimonos, Denver has come into its own as a center of Asian culture. The Asian population is small—slightly under three percent—but its influence is large. Denver's Asian treasures are spread throughout the city, and part of the fun is wandering the neighborhoods, tasting the food, and talking to the people. Here's how to get started.
Spanos said the idea for an Asian Village began when One World Market asked for help in creating a new prototype market. This Asian Village will help us retain and recruit Asian companies in our community. Novi has the largest Japanese population of any city in the state. The county is also home to over Japanese-owned firms, 50 Chinese-owned firms and 40 Korean-owned firms. County Executive L.