Marlowe Pody, a sophomore at Seattle’s Garfield High, won an American Visions Medal for her work, “jin,” a digitally painted portrait, in the annual Scholastic Arts and Writing competition — the most prestigious and longest running art and writing competition in the United States. Christine Kim, a Kamiak High School 12th grader, also won an […]
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese women are being taken on a roller-coaster ride by social media, getting bombarded on one side by extreme expectations about physical beauty, while getting support for female independence in a society where women who aren’t married by their late 20s are considered “leftovers.”
Dear Editor, I was reading [Assunta Ng’s] blog, “How do you define success?” (March 11) [and wanted to let you know] I truly enjoyed it — it really hit home. I believe that too much pressure is placed on people and that we, in America, have become greedy. I have at times believed that excess […]
I’m the young Asian friend who was the subject of Assunta Ng’s blog post in last week’s issue, and I thought I would provide a response on searching for the right balance when dealing with money. First, even though I have worked at a financial institution for five years, no matter how frugally I lived, […]
“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.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The world’s count of wild tigers roaming forests from Russia to Vietnam has gone up for the first time in more than a century, with some 3,890 counted by conservation groups and national governments in the latest global census, wildlife conservation groups said April 10.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said April 9 that the United States has allowed Boeing to have direct talks with Iranian airliners following reports that a Boeing delegation will visit the country, the official IRNA news agency reported. The report quoted Ali Abedzadeh, head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, as saying, “Boeing intends to launch […]
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.