Kollaboration Will Celebrate 15th Anniversary with its annual Kollaboration Star Talent Showcase


The non-profit grassroots movement Kollaboration will celebrate its 15th anniversary with its annual Kollaboration Star talent showcase at the Wilshire Ebell Theater on November 15th. Kollaboration has become the leading platform for underrepresented Asian-American entertainers in mainstream entertainment. Continue reading

15th Annual Kollaboration Los Angeles


LOS ANGELES, CA (June 5, 2014)(–With 14 established chapters nationwide,Kollaboration has become the driving
force in bolstering underrepresented Asian American entertainers. As the organization’s founding chapter, Kollaboration Los Angeles serves as the flagship of this non>profit grassroots movement and provides a platform for local, aspiring entertainers and future leaders to showcase their abilities and gain recognition in the entertainment industry. Some notable Kollaboration alumni include Far East Movement, Run River North, David Choi, Clara C, Dumbfoundead, and Kina Grannis—among many others. On the evening of Thursday, June 26, Kollaboration LA will commemorate its 15th year anniversary at Hollywood’s  Troubadour, previously named NBC’s “Best Venue in LA” and Rolling Stone’s second best American rock club of 2013.  The stage is famous for its premium acoustics and audio management, fitting for this year’s musically talented  finalists and guest performers. Of the five finalists, one standout act will advance to Kollaboration Star to compete against other winners from this year’s eight participating cities.  Continue reading

Kollaboration Los Angeles 2013


It’s that time of year again, Kollaboration LA is coming up. If you never heard of Kollaboration, well Kollaboration is an Asian Pacific Islander American/Canadian (APIA/C) 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive and accurate perceptions of APIA/Cs by not only providing a platform for young artists to showcase their talents, but also supporting the APIA/C community as a whole. Founded in 2000 by Paul PK Kim, the Kollaboration movement began with a single show in Los Angeles and has since then expanded to 13 other cities in North America: Chicago, New York, Toronto, Atlanta, Tulsa, Houston, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C, East Lansing, Boston, Dallas, and Honolulu.  In 2013, we will proudly host a total of 15 shows in our 14 cities, all united under Kollaboration’s mission statement and mantra “Empowerment through Entertainment.” Continue reading