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IN THIS ISSUE

Features

Bare-Knuckle Touch: Defining Touch in Ryan Diaz’s world of Mixed Martial Arts
by Boon Kondo

Cheek to Cheek: Intimacy and the Language of Touch in the Art of Ballroom Dancing
by Herman Cheng

Girls Kissing
by Janet Yuen

Chew Me, Chew You
by Angela Wan

Poetry

Touch
by Sook C. Kong

Firefly
by Souvankham Thammavongsa

Oriental Dinner
by Alexis Keinlen

 Profiles

Gifted Sense of Touch Lucille Chung: From Child Prodigy to Rising Star
 by Todd Wong

Fiona Wong: Shares her Personal Journey and the Recording of “Missing You Only”
by Fiona Wong 

Quiet Resistance: Toronto Poet Souvankham Thammavongsa Versus the World
by Una Lee

Interviews

Touching Time: An Interview with Playwright Manami Hara
by Marcus Youssef 

Subtle: Joel and Clara on the Art of Championing Partnerships
by Herman Cheng

Blackbelt Beats

Scratch: DJ Serious on the Art of Bouncin’ Heads
by Boon Kondo

Reviews

Cross-Cultural Touch
dance review by Aoki

Jan Dara, Happy Times
DVD review by Alden E. Habacon

Scumrock
film review by Norman Yeung

Cutting Things Down to Size
visual arts review by Yu Gu

Play

Editorial

Community: News and Local Forecast

Slants