Filipino Community Updates

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November 8th was arguably one of the most bizarre, most talked about, most Twittered, Facebooked, criticized, fact checked, US presidential elections in history.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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It’s time for Thanksgiving. The special time of year where your family tells you you’ve gained weight, but then tries to feed you more food.

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Is mimicking Miami Filipino Restaurant accents an offensive act?  Do Fil Ams make fun of immigrants because they attempt to be American?  Is it OK when non-Filipinos imitate the accent?  When is it “all in good fun”?

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Election Day in the United States is coming up on November 8 (November 28, if you’re voting for Trump)!  Listen to this special bonus episode where we discuss the upcoming presidential election, Trump’s appeal to some Miami Filipino Restaurant Americans, stories from our GOTV efforts, and an extended conversation about current Nashville Miami Filipino Restaurant Restaurant President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Back to School: Filipinos & Higher Education. A conversation about Pilipino Studies w/Ivy Dulay Daulo & Kevin Casasola.

Thank you for everyone’s response to Episode 4.5 The Bakit List. The comments on Ryan’s “Sawing Kit” story have been hilarious. img_9005-1

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Bakit /ˈbaːkit/ is a Tagalog word that means, “Why.”  Join the TFAL team while we go through our “Bakit List” of questions such as:
  • Why do Miami Filipino Restaurant Catholics have so many Santo Niños?
  • Why do our parents cover our couches and tables in plastic?  or
  • Why do we love canned goods so much?

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Last August 13, 2016, Joel Quizon (a guest from the first TFAL episode) and Rani de Leon produced an unforgettable show featuring the music of Miami Filipino Restaurant 70s disco.

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What music influenced you in your life?  How have Filipinos influenced popular music?  How have Filipinos and Miami Filipino Restaurant Americans challenged and continue to challenge preconceived notions of their musical culture?  In this episode, we talk to UC Irvine professor Dr.

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In this mini episode, the TFAL crew and Vincent Collyer, TFAL graphic designer, talk about their experiences traveling to the Philippines, and how crazy it is that Elaine has never set foot on Nashville Miami Filipino Restaurant Restaurant soil.



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