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MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health Creative COVID-19 Communications Grant
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MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health Creative COVID-19 Communications Grant

Great news to share: I received a grant opportunity from Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to produce creative, culturally resonant communications about COVID-19 and vaccinations. It’s the perfect art opportunity fit considering the recent comic work I’ve been creating highlighting life during the pandemic and my interest in sharing as much vaccine information as I can. I’m super excited and […]

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Celebrate Lunar New Year
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Celebrate Lunar New Year

Celebrate Lunar New Year and usher in the year of the ox with this cute tray of togetherness platter of sweets traditionally used to welcome visiting guests around the new year. Each tray or box usually has six or eight compartments (the number six symbolizing luck, and eight, fortune). Most likely, there won’t be any […]

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New! Yeet Hay AF Collection is now here
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New! Yeet Hay AF Collection is now here

I ate too many pork rinds…and now I’m yeet hay AF. In Cantonese, 熱氣 “yeet hay” literally translates to “hot air” but refers more to your energy levels. In traditional Chinese culture, it is believed there is Yin (cold) and Yang (hot) energy in food. When your body has too much “yang,” it becomes imbalanced. […]

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Happy Winter Solstice
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Happy Winter Solstice

…or tang yuan (湯圓) eating time! It’s also a time for family to get together. A few years ago, I learned how to make black sesame-filled glutinous rice balls because I couldn’t find any locally sourced frozen ones. It’s actually pretty easy. You just need 5 ingredients: black sesame powder sugar sweet rice flour butter […]

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“Lantern Stories” Public Art Project by artist Yu-Wen Wu
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“Lantern Stories” Public Art Project by artist Yu-Wen Wu

Lantern Stories, a public art project in collaboration with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for Boston’s Chinatown by artist Yu-Wen Wu, was unveiled recently in Chin Park. And I’m excited that my Black Lives Matter piece was included on one of the lanterns. Back in June, Yi-Wen reached out to me and asked if she […]

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