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Jason Wong

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DJ Elephante Talks Harvard, Pursuing EDM, and Asian Parents

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For many Asian Americans, being a musician seems to be only a hobby that our parents forced us to do as a child. For 29-year-old Tim Wu, known by his stage name Elephante, it was always his dream career. We got the chance to chat with the rising star about his upbringing, how he left a corporate job to produce music, and getting his Asian parents on board with his passion.

 

Twists on Asian Street Food Make Waves at the OC Night Market

The OC Night Market, a street food festival produced by the 626 Night Market, drew tens of thousands of attendees at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California this month. With over 200+ food and merchandise vendors, organizers use the event as a platform to showcase local businesses, artists, and talent.

Inspired by the street food night markets popularized by Taiwan and Southeast Asia, vendors with the most creative twist on traditional Asian dishes at the OC Night Market drew the longest lines.