In an era of auto-tune, lip-synching, pre-recorded vocals, pre-recorded imposter vocals, and huge video screens dwarfing human performs, Hatsune Miku has to be the next step in the evolution of live shows. She doesn’t actually exist.
“I’m a dynamo as a boar,” said Mikiko MacAdams, a Japanese scenic designer.
She is visiting Seattle from New York as a designer for the sets of “Brownsville Song (b-side for tray),” a play that is being performed through April 24 at the Seattle Repertory Theatre.
He went from epitomizing the yakuza drama, to deconstructing the yakuza drama, to destroying his own career. When director Seijun Suzuki, 44 years old in 1967, turned in his film “Branded to Kill” to his employer— Nikkatsu Motion Picture Company promptly fired him. He didn’t direct again for 10 years.
There is an idiom about March that says it “comes in like a lion and [goes] out like a lamb.” While this refers to the weather, the expression is also relevant to the state of affairs in Hollywood — March started with a bang and ended on a cool and relaxed note. Read on to learn more about the lows and highs in pop culture last month.
After being unanimously approved by both houses of the Oregon legislature, on March 28, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed House Bill 4009 marking Minoru Yasui Day in Oregon in perpetuity.
Yao Ming, along with Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, Sheryl Swoopes, Tom Izzo, and Jerry Reinsdorf, were elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame on April 4.
Suicide. A chilling word, yet meaningless until it affects you directly. Suicide became meaningful for me when a close friend and fraternity brother, Jesse, could no longer cope with his depression, and ended his life.
Japanese American Fred Korematsu (1919–2005), a Nisei, made American legal history in 1942. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, he fought against his government-mandated internment in a camp.
Chris Lee is our first candidate for the 2016 Asian Technology and Innovation 40 and Under award category.
When she was 7 years old and living in Kolkata, India, Callie Hansen would have nightmares about fighting against evil demons. They were so realistic, she nearly lost her mind, so she and her family moved to Seattle. The nightmares stopped, but when she turned 17, they returned.