Author and community activist Helen Zia is coming to Seattle on Jan. 29, 2019, to do a book signing at Elliott Bay Books. She will be introducing her new book, “Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution.” The book traces the lives of immigrants and refugees from […]
Beth Takekawa, executive director of the Wing Luke Asian Museum, was one of 200 guests on May 28, 2013, invited to meet President Barack Obama at the White house for a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Also at the event were author Helen Zia, Asst. Secretary of the Interior Rhea Suh, […]
The six men on stage included a poet, a break dancer, and a filmmaker. They pounded rhythms on the dhol drum, modeled fresh fashions, slathered whipped cream on bare skin, and discussed their passion for community service.