The Kalahi Dance Company — part of the Filipino Community of Greater Seattle’s Family Academy program — performed at Westlake Center on Sept. 29. The Kalahi Dance Company promotes family participation and involvement in the education of children. It empowers families and students to be proactive in community and school affairs.
InterIm hosted a celebration of the second edition of the late Bob Santos’ ‘Hum Bows, Not Hot Dogs’ book on Sept. 25. The event, held at the Wing Luke Museum, included a reading of an added foreword from Sharon Tomiko Santos. ‘Hum Bows, Not Hot Dogs’ is an autobiography of Santos’ experience growing up in […]
The Port of Seattle announced on Sept. 26 that Japan Airlines (JAL) will bring nonstop service beginning March 31, 2019 between Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. JAL previously served Sea-Tac with nonstop routes to Tokyo from 1983 to 1992. “Along with our joint business partner, American Airlines, we look forward to welcoming more visitors […]
The work of Korean-born, Seattle artist Eunice Kim was displayed from Sept. 7–29 at Davidson Galleries. Internationally known for her signature dot-based imagery, Kim showcased an all-new body of work sourcing reclaimed wood as the material and inspiration. When the artist and her husband tore down a dilapidated barn on their rural studio grounds, she […]
The Chinese Information and Service Center hosted a karaoke night at China Harbor on Sept. 23. Two-hundred people attended the event, which raised $20,000.
Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) announced on Sept. 24 that Vivian Hua has been appointed as its new executive director. Hua joined the NWFF team in 2017, and in addition to leading design and marketing initiatives, Hua has produced numerous community programs at NWFF that center around equity, collective action, and coalition-building. Board President Sudeshna Sen […]
Award-winning television producer and documentary filmmaker Shannon Gee has been appointed general manager of Seattle Channel. “Shannon brings a breadth of public media experience, including more than a decade as a producer, photographer, and editor at Seattle Channel,” said Jim Loter, director of digital engagement for the Ccity of Seattle. Gee joined Seattle Channel in […]
The new Chinese Consul General in San Francisco, Wang Donghua, visited Seattle on Sept. 15. He met with members of the local Chinese community, including Bing Gung Hall, Gee How Oak Tin, Soo Yuen Benevolent Association, Ng Family Association, and others. Wang attended a celebration of National Day (which is officially on Oct. 1) at […]
Kinokuniya Seattle celebrated the release of “Luis and Tabitha” on Sept. 15. Attendees were treated to a fun story time reading with the author Stephanie Campisi and illustrator Hollie Mengert. And Kinokuniya held its fall Artist Alley on Sept. 22. Yuuki Jia was one of the artists who showed off their work.
Representatives from various City of Seattle departments met with the Chinatown community on Sept. 18 at the Chong Wa Benevolent Association. Residents wanted to expressed their concerns over the homeless, garbage, public safety, and the Navigation Center.