By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle-based actor, playwright, and drama teacher Sara Porkalob, brings her one-woman show “Dragon Lady,” to the Theatre Off Jackson from March 26th to March 29th. Inspired by her Filipino family, the show promises several generations of family and family secrets, plus Diet Pepsi, pork dumplings, and some heavy bouts […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Dhrupad,” said Vibhavaree Gargeya, Director of the Western Region for the Dhrupad Music Institute of America (DMIA), “is an ancient style of Indian classical music.” The nature of Dhrupad is spiritual, seeking not to entertain, but to induce feelings of peace and contemplation in the listener.
Musician and composer Eyvind Kang will join the Cornish College of the Arts’ music department as an adjunct professor. Kang, a Cornish alumnus, has released many albums of his compositions as a violinist and violist, including “Grass” and “The Narrow Garden.” Clarinetist Peggy Dees is also joining the faculty as an adjunct professor. Dees earned […]
By Gabrielle Kazuko Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly From outside Cornish College of the Arts’ Kerry Hall, it may seem like just another
The Cornish College of the Arts Board of Trustees confirmed four new trustees, Jody Cunningham, Donna James, Lawrence Matsuda, and Marc Schwarz. Matsuda has a doctorate in education from the University of Washington. He has been a junior high language arts teacher, university counselor, state level administer, K-6, K-8, and middle school principal, assistant superintendent, […]