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Project Save One Khmer
Cambodian American Student Association at UMass-Lowell founder and first president, T. Nthonie Sok goes on stage to talk about Project Save One Khmer, an initiative that provide tools and materials to impoverished areas in Cambodia.
UMass-Lowell’s senior Sarina Choun (L) skillfully ties the colorful green kben around classmate Chantol Tiv (R). Both students are rehearsing in preparation for the school’s upcoming new year celebration on April 14th hosted by the Cambodian American Student Association.
Singer Phanith Sovann (L) pose with Stanford Khmer Association’s Co-Chair Sabrina Pol (M), and YouTube star, Jason Chu (R) at a concert held at Stanford University.
Phanith Sovann/Listen to the Silence Concert
Singer Phanith Sovann (L) and Model Minority’s Jason Chu (R) smile before they perform at the recent Listen to the Silence Concert at Stanford University.
Singer Phanith Sovann (R) prepares for her mic check before the live concert at Stanford University.
The Cambodian Family Dance Group performs Robam Kous Trolauk and Robam Angrey (Coconut Dance and Pestle Dance, respectively) at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, CA on Sunday, February 6, 2012 to celebrate the Asian New Year.
Paulina Crew & Daron Ker
Caylee So [Third from Left] and her Paulina Film cast members greet Director Daron Ker [Fifth from Left] and his family, at the Orange County Register’s screening of his 2011 film, Rice Field of Dreams in Santa Ana, California.
Staff photographer Sopheak Chheng spends his Saturday afternoon teaching a group of 15 students at Middlebury College in Vermont the fine art of Khmer cuisine. Here, he shows off his final products: green curry, ginger fried chicken and Khmer-style fried rice.
The Orange County Cambodian American Network (OC-CAN) hosts a discussion about leadership at their monthly networking event at The Cambodian Family Achievement Center in Santa Ana, CA.
CASA at UMass Lowell
A packed house: Cambodian American Student Association (CASA) members at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell pose at the conclusion of their first general meeting of the term, held on September 21, 2011.
CASA UMass Lowell
CASA members play an icebreaker game. From left to right, Chhay Ou Hak, Chantol Tiv, Cici Pham, Cullin Lam, and Chenda Sath.
I <3 Cambodia spotting
At a recent pool outing at Seattle’s Garage, staff photographer Sally spots a local sporting an “I <3 Cambodia" tee-shirt. When asked where he had received the shirt, the player replied that it was a gift from his sister, who had been backpacking the region. 9-23-2011
BCSA Julie Tea
Former Berkeley Cambodian Student Association Co-President Julie Tea attending the first general meeting of the academic year on September 15th. On the agenda were plans for the upcoming Khmer Arts Ensemble concert, the Asian American Food Festival and the Khmer Student Coalition Conference at UCLA.
Members of the Berkeley Cambodian Student Association
The new generation of BCSA leadership: (from left to right) Chamroen Eng, Kha Hong Ea, Chimchanbo Uk, and Rotana Hay.
Dengue Fever Promotes Bicycling in Cambodia Town
Chhom Nimol (center), singer of LA-based band Dengue Fever, tours Cambodia Town in style. On September 9th, the band along with city officials and community members promoted bicycling in one of Long Beach’s Bike Friendly Business Districts.
On September 9th, LA-based band Dengue Fever, with support from Long Beach residents, tours Cambodia Town before their performance at Fingerprints. Cambodia Town is one of four Bike Friendly Business Districts (BFBD) in Long Beach.
Project Handle Community Picnic
Members of Project Handle’s Parent Support Network pose at the latest community picnic in Lincoln Park, Seattle.
White Center Wall Mural (Present)
The Seattle White Center Wall Mural on the corner of 16th Ave SW and 98th Ave SW. Recently, a film crew was spotted blocking access to the nearby alley for a taping of the film “Eden.”
Dancer prepares for performance at wedding
Kimshaina Mao goes through last minute preparations before performing on stage for a newlywed couple, Bunthay Cheam and Minnie Phetsadakone.
Memo Jackson Labor Day Performance
Life Lab Entertainment artist Memo Jackson performing at Southpaw in Brooklyn as part of the Labor Day Jump Off show on September 4th. The event featured artists Buckshot, Black Rob and Takeover Productions.
Near final touches to White Center wall mural
Day 2: The White Center wall mural takes form.
Volunteers redesign White Center mural
Day 1: Local volunteers come together to redesign the White Center wall mural. White Center in southwest Seattle is home to a large population of Khmer refugees who arrived in the mid-1980s.
Pre White Center wall mural makeover
The Khmerican’s Co-founder, Phatry Derek Pan, poses in front of the White Center mural at the New Angkor Market. In May 2011, local Khmer businesses and community members approved the idea to repaint the wall with a new design.