2-2-8 70 years

On this 70th anniversary, we remember the atrocities that happened in Taiwan. How peaceful demonstrations turned into unrest and eradication across the land. We remember the dark period in Taiwan, the years called White Terror. In LA, we took time to recall, to mourn, and to promise to resist against the horrific ever occurring again. The 228 Memorial Event in El Monte featured music when words could not express the bountiful grief.   Political leaders stood together in support … [Read more...]

The Importance of Moon Cakes

"It is easy to dodge a spear you can see, difficult to guard against an arrow shot from hiding." -Chinese proverb Moon cakes were the arrows in hiding, the secret weapons behind a historical Chinese revolution. These dense cake-like treats are filled with red bean or lotus seed paste. People enjoy moon cakes during the mid-Autumn festival. The moon is supposed to be the largest and brightest during this time of year, and it's an occasion for families to gather together.ย  This year, August 15th … [Read more...]