VOLUME 28 NO. 13 | MARCH 21 - MARCH 27, 2009


CALENDAR

Last updated 3-19-09 at 8:14 a.m.

WHAT:

Seattle P-I's "Buzz on over to the Spelling Bee"

WHEN:

Sunday, March 22 at 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Seattle Town Hall
1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle

MORE INFO.:

206-652-4255

 

Monday, March 2–March 27

• Identity, Costume, Cliché: Korean Photography Today
Photographic Center Northwest
900 12th Ave., Seattle
206-720-7222, ext. 11


Thursday, March 19 & Tuesday, March 24

• Kaplan Medical Free Seminars for Seattle Area International Medical Graduates
Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions Center
4216 University Way N.E., Seattle
6 p.m.
206-632-0634 ext. 2001
www.kaplanmedical.com


Saturday, March 21 & Sunday, March 22

• Vegfest 2009 — A healthy vegetarian food festival
Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall
Mercer Street & Third Avenue North, Seattle
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
$7 adults, free for kids 12 and under
www.vegofwa.org


Sunday, Mar. 22

• Discussion and boo signing from Vincent H. Okamoto, author of “Wolfhound Samurai”
NVC Hall
1212 S. King St., Seattle
1-3 p.m.

• “Asian Idol” contest for Vietnamese singers
Tulalip Casino
10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip
8:30 p.m.–midnight
360-716-6000


Thursday, March 26

• “Stop, Look & Listen” full day seminar from NSA Northwest
Columbia Tower Club
701 Fifth Ave. Suite 7600, Seattle
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
$99 registration at
www.NSANorthwest.org


Saturday, March 28

• The Kent Dragon Boat Association celebrates its annual Awakening the Dragon ceremony
Lake Merian Park
14800 Southeast 272nd St., Kent
10 am.
www.kentdragonboat.com

• Seattle premiere of “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai”
SIFF Cinema
321 Mercer St., Seattle
Noon
Free admission
www.communitycinema.org


April 4

• Wing Luke Asian Museum’s 2009 Dinner & Auction
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way in Seattle’s Pier 66
206-623-5124


Through Aug. 16, 2009

Ho’omau Ka Huaka’i Exhibit: Native Hawai’ians in the Pacific Northwest
Wing Luke Asian Museum
719 South King St., Seattle
206-623-5124
www.wingluke.org


Tuesday, April 28

• Living Healthy Community Workshops
6-7 p.m.
International District Community Center
719 8th Ave. S., Seattle
Free admission
Register at 206-386-1300 and 206-233-0042

 

Friday, March 20

• “My Avatar” — new writing by Vikram Chandra, Jennifer Finney Boylan, and artist Christa Bell
Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle
7:30 p.m.
$15–25
206-322-7030

• Jude Narita’s “Stories Waiting to be Told” — play celebrating lives of Asian American women
Kirkland Performance Center
350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland
www.kpcenter.org


Saturday, March 21

• Co-authors Tracy Lai, tenured historian at Seattle Central Community College, and Kim Geron, associate professor of Political Science at California State University, East Bay, will discuss their book, “The Snake Dance of Asian American Acitivism: Community, Vision, and Power”
Beacon Hill Library meeting room
2821 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle
4–6 p.m.

• 21st Legislative District education briefing and town hall meeting
Serene Lake Elementary
4709 Picnic Point Road, Edmonds
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
360-786-7887


Tuesday, Mar. 24

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B296 Japanese I – Favorites and Store Tour with Naomi Kakiuchi
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$65
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012

• Dr. Pearl Shangkuan, professor of music at Calvin College, will be directing her award-winning women’s chorale
Town Hall
1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle
7 p.m.
206-569-5522
lexispr@yahoo.com


Friday, March 27

• “Meet and Greet” with Q13 Fox News lead anchor Maria Arcega-Dunn
O’Asian
800 Fifth Ave. Ste. Plaza 1, Seattle
6–8 p.m.
Free admission. Donations accepted.
RSVP by March 24 to 206-383-0720
fpurganan@hiplawfirm.com


Through May 17, 2009

• Still Present Pasts: Korean Americans and the “Forgotten War”
Community Hall at the new Wing Luke Asian Museum
719 South King St., Seattle
1-3 p.m.
Free admission
206-623-5124
www.wingluke.org


Tuesday, April 7

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B297 Japanese II – Classic Dishes with Naomi Kakiuchi
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$65
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012



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