State Sen. Cyrus Habib was born in Baltimore, Md., to parents who emigrated from Iran. A three-time cancer survivor, Habib lost his eyesight and became fully blind at age 8. Shortly afterwards, his family moved to Bellevue.
A vegan propaganda table at a Goldfinger concert was what first drew Filipino chef Kristina Glinoga’s awareness to the issues surrounding industrial meats and animal husbandry.
After a 28-year run of the most classic Broadway show of all time, the New York production of The Phantom of the Opera has made history this year by recruiting the first Asian American Christine, Ali Ewoldt.