People

Alison Sweeney says Goodbye to Days

Can you believe it? After twenty-one years, Alison Sweeney is saying goodbye to Samantha Brady of Days of Our Lives. The news hit on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on the 21st of January. I’ll miss that spunky Samantha Brady who always either became a B***H on the show or sometimes, just your average girl. Alison Sweeney as we all know is…

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Reviews

Second Chances

Alison Sweeney and Greg Vaughan star in Second Chances Hallmark Original Movie World Premiere. The film is about a single mother Jenny McLean (Sweeney) struggling to make ends meet with her two kids as a 911 Operator and a firefighter Jeff Sinclair (Vaughan) who she nicknames Cowboy. When Jenny receives a dispatch call that Jeff has been hurt in a…

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Business

What Happened to Paj Ntaub Voice?

Whatever happened to Paj Ntaub Voice? This literary arts journal published by the Hmong Arts Connection are no longer running the show and has left a empty void. It used to be the longest running and only Hmong literary arts journal in the United States founded by Mai Neng Moua, best known for Bamboo Among the Oaks. Like any other…

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Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Deepak Padukon, Ranbir Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor, & Kalki Koechli Bollywood is known for coming out with more than one hundred films a year, probably more. Bollywood is also known for their colorful musical numbers within their films. During the year of 2013, there were only a selected Bollywood films worthy of watching and some were just a waste of…

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Life

Personal Rant No. 1

It’s a proven fact that a man cannot handle a child’s cry. Tonight, as I was enjoying the night away watching a season series of “Chuck”. I was rudely interrupted by my brother’s yelling at my two year old niece to stop crying. My younger brother who was recently released from jail on the ankle bracelet because he couldn’t stand…

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Business

Hmong Media Links

Below is a list of Hmong radio stations, publications and print media that was retrieved from the Hmong Wisconsin Directory. Radio Stations: Hmong American Broadcasting Hmong Radio Fresno KBIF 900AM Radio Hmong Colorado Radio KGNU Radio Station Hmong Georgia Radio Haiv Hmong Radio Hmong Lao Radio Hmong Minnesota Radio Hmong Moj Them Hmong Wameng Radio Radio Hmong Suab Moo Zoo…

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Business

Hmong Media and the Press

In the past few decades our Hmong news has excelled in the media from print to online at the tip of our fingers. Any news about the Hmong was only a click away. We didn’t have to scramble at the Hmong store to get a copy of the latest news of what is happening in other areas in regards to…

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Entertainment

Fres Thao

“Are you living life? Or simply just living?” Fres Thao is an advocate for the Arts; believing Art is direct energy from the soul. As one of the Hip Hop pioneers from the Hmong American community, he has been an active lyricist, producer and performer for more than 15 years. Founding member of nationally dispersed Hip Hop group, Illegoaliens and…

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Entertainment

The Kong & Shu Project – TKSP

Courtesy of TKSP The Kong & Shu Project is a music collaboration created in the summer of 2007 by Kong and Shu Lor, two young, Hmong brothers from Morganton, NC. Taking on the challenge of writing music in Hmong, their native tongue, they believe by doing so, they are not only preserving their language, but also improving their speaking skills.…

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Pagnia Xiong

Before joining the first Hmong children’s choir in her Midwestern hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Pagnia Xiong could only imagine being a selected soloist in any of her school’s music programs. That all changed at the age of 10 when she made her first public appearance as soloist in a local Hmong children’s choir, performing throughout Wisconsin at area schools,…

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