By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly It began with a coin purse. Hello Kitty, soon to conquer the world, made her debut on a tiny coin purse made from see-through plastic. The year was 1975. The “Hello! Exploring The Supercute World Of Hello Kitty” exhibit at the EMP Museum includes a replica of this coin […]
By Tiffany Ran For Northwest Asian Weekly “Ceci n’est pas une pipe (This is not a pipe),” a cheeky statement made famous by Rene Magritte’s painting The Treachery of Images came to mind recently. But Magritte’s painting is of a pipe. It is very clearly a pipe, despite it saying otherwise. Mais non, argued Magritte, […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Elegantly folded animals, pentagonal prisms, and architectural creations line the halls at “Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami,” the latest exhibition to debut at the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) in Bellevue.<!–more–> The show explores the history and evolution of paper folding and features 140 creations from 45 master […]
Seattle Out & Proud, organizers of Seattle Pride, have announced that George Takei will lead this year’s Seattle Pride Parade as Celebrity Grand Marshal.
The decision to attend the reading of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” was an easy one. Sometime after reading the book, I read an interview published in a local API paper.
ID Film Fest, Japanese American National Museum, and MAPID have announced a call for submissions to The Asian American Independent Feature Conference (AAIFC) scheduled for Oct. 9.