The end of a year often leads us to reflect on the past 12 months. For me, this means thinking back on all the books I’ve read. Here are the top 10 AAPI books I read in 2022.
‘It’s fate.’ 40 years later, Ke Huy Quan is a star, again
Ke Huy Quan is trying hard not to cry.
He’s been crying a lot lately. Quan tends to get emotional any time he contemplates his sudden reversal of fate. Every since “Everything Everywhere All at Once” opened in theaters earlier this year, 51-year-old Quan—who a lifetime ago was the iconic child star of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” as Short Round, and Data in “Goonies”—has been, he says, “overwhelmed by emotions every day.”
“The Nutcracker” at PNB is a chance for representation & community
When Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) first came to his school when he was in the third grade, Zeheng Huang didn’t know what kind of dancing they did.
Dancer Christopher D’Ariano talks about his career and PNB’s “The Seasons’ Canon”
“I started dancing hip hop and gymnastics at a studio a block away from my family’s Chinese restaurant in the Bronx, New York,” Christopher D’Ariano, dancer at Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB), told the Weekly
Japanese music stars form band ‘to make the world rock’
Four of Japan’s biggest rock stars formed a new band, The Last Rockstars, in a race against time to preserve the spirit of rock music.
Julie Kim brings the funny stuff from way up north
Julie Kim grew up in Toronto, and learned culture from a Korean-Canadian point of view.
Tan Dun’s “Buddha Passion” beguiles ears, minds, and hearts
Witnessing Tan Dun’s “Buddha Passion” is like being in a Tibetan Buddhist temple, being in a Christian house of worship, and being in the church of Nature, all at the same time.
Welcome to the world of Tan Dun—Seattle Symphony’s November offering
In a series of caves in northern China are some of the most fascinating and beautiful artworks related to Buddhism of any around the world.
SAM American galleries get a makeover to include non-white art
Change is afoot at Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and it includes a recent re-do of their American art galleries to be more culturally and racially inclusive. What is America?
“Talk It Up!” talks and performs Asian positivity
“Talk It Up! Inspiring Asian Americans,” a live talk show, running September 23-24 at the Theatre Off Jackson, features, amongst other attractions, dramatic performers, musicians, comedy, dance troupes, and an Elvis impersonator.
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