During her ninth birthday party, Amanda Jayatissa locked herself in the bathroom. She was in the middle of reading a book and wanted to finish one more chapter.
“I have been in the King County prosecuting attorney’s office for 27 years. I have dedicated my entire career to public service and public safety,” said Leesa Manion, who in January announced her intention to run for King County Prosecutor upon current prosecutor Dan Satterberg’s retirement. She currently serves as Satterberg’s chief of staff.
Created to foster and empower Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and leaders to play a more active role in state and national politics, the AAPI Victory Alliance was founded in 2017. Today, the organization provides education on progressive issues and advocates policies that help the community.
Picasso comes to mind. Victor Kai Wang (汪凯) is another. Nothing stopped Victor from pursuing his art—not the Cultural Revolution in China. Not starting from scratch in Seattle.
In 2005, about 30 young artists gathered in the basement of a Seattle home. They shared a vision of starting a more positive hip-hop scene for young people—wanting a scene with more purpose than what was there at the time.
After over two years of going dark, in theater terms closing for business, the Denise Louie Education Center held its first in-person gala since October 2019 on June 4—almost 1,000 days apart.
In troubled times, art can be a means of healing in both the individual and society at large.
What are your favorite Asian foods and snacks? My favorite Asian food is Tonkotsu Ramen—I frequently order out and take it home, add spinach and a few other spices—a perfect meal! I am also a fan of senbei and other snacks to power me through the endless “Zoom” calls! What do you like to do […]
On a semi-sunny day in late April, Tanya Woo, from the Woo family in charge of the historic Louisa Hotel, guided photographer Joe Mabel, and myself, to the murals found along a Louisa staircase, former entrance to the Club Royale jazz club.
This Memorial Day will mark the first time Chinese American World War II veterans and their families will be able to celebrate the holiday with a Congressional Gold Medal that was awarded to them.