Crazy Rich Asians VIP Soiree and Night Market

By Yvonne Lim Wilson “Crazy Rich Asians” opened Wednesday, Aug. 15 and the film has exceeded industry expectations bringing in $34 million over the five-day opening beyond the expected $25 million projection. Part of that enthusiasm has been fueled by the Asian American community buying out showings during opening weekend with the #GoldOpen movement. The…

Asian Austin’s A-List: Todd Wong

By Yvonne Lim Wilson Long-time community activist and attorney Todd Wong recently announced his decision to run for Travis County Court at Law #1 Judge. He is a third-generation American; his grandparents emigrated from China in the early 1900’s and opened grocery stores in San Antonio. His wife Paula operates Paula Wong Piano Academy; their daughter Brennan is…

Asian Austin’s A-List: Jim Yatsu

By Yvonne Lim Wilson Jim Yatsu has been actively involved in the Asian American community and broader Austin community through his work with the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, Keep Austin Beautiful, Tokyo Electron and the Japanese American community. As the Director of International Supplier Relations at Tokyo Electron America, Inc., Mr. Yatsu is…