Humanities Washington is introducing its 2012 to 2014 Speakers Bureau, providing low-cost programs for community organizations to offer to local audiences on a variety of topics, including popular culture, photography, architecture, literature, food, film, and history. Urvasi Dance Ensemble artistic director Ratna Roy, University of Washington professor Anu Taranath, author Shawn Wong, and others are […]
More than 100 workers, seniors, and grassroots activists gathered with Working Washington at a rally at First Hill’s hospital district on August 30. Participants later marched through downtown Seattle to Rob McKenna’s campaign office to speak out against McKenna’s agenda, which will force cuts to Medicaid and other services.
A group of eight junior elite sabre fencers and three coaches from Japan, sent by the Japan Fencing Federation, visited the Washington Fencing Academy. There, they evaluated qualifying fencers for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Local students of the Washington Fencing Academy, along with the Sabre Fencing Master Wang Yung, and assistant coaches Allen […]
Artist Naoko Morisawa is one of five local artists featured in the upcoming First Friday Art Walk at Bellevue Place Fountain Court on Sept. 7. Bellevue’s First Friday art walks takes place on the first Friday of July, August, and September, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission to the Bellevue Art Museum is free […]
By Paul J. Weber The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — On Election Day in Texas, the mere act of voting would have been fresh flexing of Republican power: Show a photo ID, then cast a ballot in a political district likely drawn to favor GOP candidates.
By Ali Akbar Dareini The Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and North Korea signed a scientific and technological cooperation agreement Saturday, bringing the two nations deeply at odds with the United States closer together.
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press GAPYEONG, South Korea (AP) — Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed messiah who turned his Unification Church into a worldwide religious movement and befriended North Korean leaders as well as U.S. presidents, has died, church officials said Monday. He was 92. Moon died Monday at a church-owned hospital near […]
By Staff The Association Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of St. Paul’s Hmong community say they have mixed feelings about a new McDonald’s billboard in their language.
After almost three years of growth on the Eastside, Abacus West is expanding to Seattle, offering classes in the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford starting the week of September 15. Abacus West offers a math enrichment program for children aged 5 to 12.
The Northwest Museum of Legends and Lore is denouncing the Universe Within “Bodies” exhibit scheduled for an exhibit at the Puyallup Fair, citing the exhibit’s use of Chinese cadavers as a violation of human rights, desecration, and culturally offensive. Countries and cities, including Seattle, have banned the display of cadavers and human remains without documentation […]