In the latest census, immigration from Asia has made Asian-Americans the fastest growing group in the valley. And anyone who's drive along Spring Mountain Road lately would be able to see how the commercial home of the community has boomed as well.
Chinese New Year is February 3, and Chinatown is already gearing up for its annual celebration. Firecrackers and moon cakes will be handed around, but what's the importance of Chinese New Year? Why does it always change on the astrological calendar? It's the Year of the Rabbit - but what does that mean, and why is it lucky for gamblers? Come celebrate Chinese New Year with us on KNPR!.
Cop drives into Vegas, hunting down his ex-wife, who's now married to a Vietnamese crime boss. New movie? Nope - it's the plot for Vu Tran's novel. The UNLV writing fellow talks about his latest projects - and what it's like being a Vietnamese immigrant in Vegas.