Jon Hoche and Raymond Lee in South Coast Repertory's 2015 world premiere of Vietgone by Qui Nguyen. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

‘Vietgone’ gets hung up on the war but gets some things right

Voice of OC Hao-Nhien Vu, who previously authored a popular political blog in Little Saigon known as the “The Bolsavik”, reviews South Coast Repertory’s first foray into Vietnamese-themed plays. “Vietgone”, he says, is a good, if uneven start.

Loretta Sanchez’s plan to win, in two words

Hao-Nhien Vu, also known as the Bolsavik, writes on issues related to Little Saigon and this week explains why all those candidates seeking to replace Loretta Sanchez should have no fear of her going back to her House seat.

Opposition to Syrian refugees reveals a familiar pattern

Hao-Nhien Vu is a Voice of OC columnist in Little Saigon who covers politics and culture and was known for his popular blog, The Bolsavik. In this week’s column he draws a comparison between the experience of Vietnamese refugees arrival in the U.S. with European resistance to resettling Syrian refugees.