Saiyare Refaei, the half-Iranian, half-Chinese artist who was honored with an installation at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Jan. 24, settled in Tacoma while attending college and has lived there since.
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The groundbreaking, long-running Kodō ensemble, one of Japan’s finest taiko drumming groups, brings its 40th anniversary show to Seattle later this month.
Julie Kim grew up in Toronto, and learned culture from a Korean-Canadian point of view.
He’s traveled the world playing music. The band he helped found came to embody the grunge style, and they’ve sold more than 30 million records worldwide.
Filmmaker and writer Arthur Dong, member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scientists, watched hundreds of hours of film preparing for his new curated series, “Hollywood Chinese: The First 100 Years,” starting Nov. 4 at Los Angeles’ Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
In a contest where 48 newspapers across Washington participated, the Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) won 18 awards.
Prize-winning film director Jason Karman came over from Indonesia, first to Calgary, then Vancouver, British Columbia. His earliest harsh memories revolve, not surprisingly, around snow.
“Talk It Up! Inspiring Asian Americans,” a live talk show, running September 23-24 at the Theatre Off Jackson, features, amongst other attractions, dramatic performers, musicians, comedy, dance troupes, and an Elvis impersonator.
Bellingham, Washington, population 92,000. Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta), India, population almost 4.5 million. A study in contrasts. But poet Sati Mookherjee, who spent school years in the former and summers in the latter, finds some surprising similarities.
Seattle filmmaker and lion dancer Han Eckelberg, of Chinese and German descent, grew up on South Beacon Hill. So each side of his heritage left him with indelible memories, starting with his Chinese side.