Mason Yu assumed the position of Branch Chief of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)’s Kaohsiung Branch Office in August 2020. A native of Seattle, Yu joined the U.S. Department of State in 2001 and most recently served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Administration. A native of Seattle, Yu […]
“Quieter Days,” a solo exhibition by Alan Lau, is opening on Sept. 3. Lau is a painter, poet, and journalist who was awarded the Mayor’s Arts Award by the City of Seattle in 2014. In “Quieter Days,” Lau reflects on his recent years—time spent walking through a gentrifying neighborhood to his small Ballard studio, solitude […]
A short video on the Ruth Woo Fellows program, produced by Eric Keto for KCTV, won two awards in the 2020 National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Government Programming Awards. KCTV won under the Community Awareness and Video Journalism categories. King County’s Ruth Woo Emerging Leaders Fellowship is a full-time, year-long program for […]
Live2Dance Seattle—which seeks to promote Bollywood and Indian culture—has been hit hard due to COVID-19. Its website states, “During these past 5 months, we’ve done everything we could to not just pivot our services, but also maintain sanity in our community and keep a positive outlook during these dark times. However, despite all of our […]
WeChat has traditionally been used by the Chinese American community to keep in touch with relatives in China and form new social connections here, and used for almost every aspect of communication with other Chinese Americans.
Dude, I’m gonna cut right to the chase. You will like this movie if you are:
A true fan of Keanu Reeves. I don’t mean “John Wick” Keanu. I mean “Point Break” Keanu. I’m talking “Dangerous Liaisons” Keanu.
At 80, Patti Warashina has accomplished a lot and received many prestigious awards in her distinguished art career, but her latest achievement was the 2020 Visionary Award from the Smithsonian Institute. And, this is the first time it’s been awarded to a ceramic artist.
Beginning Sept. 4, we are going to Mars, again, or trying to, via the new Netflix series, “Away.”
There are two extreme ways of dealing with criticism: President Trump’s or Pope Francis’ style. What’s the ideal roadmap?
Dear Editor, My name is Debra Lyles-Mobley. I am a 65-year-old Black woman who was born in Seattle, and started out on 10th and Jefferson, near the Ruby Chow’s Chinese restaurant (no Black people were welcomed there). Some of my fondest memories were going to Chinatown with my family, where I never felt unwelcomed. My […]