Multi award-winning spoken word poet, Troy Osaki, and singer-songwriter and guitarist, Christian Kang joined forces to host their debut solo showcase featuring an all Asian-American lineup, with special guest, singer-songwriter Brenda Xu, on September 26, 2014 at Q Café in Seattle.
By Clarissa Fe O’Francia SYLP In movies, Asian Americans are portrayed either as the brainiac nerd or the token kung fu- knowing henchman. Is that who we are in real life? Of course not. Ever since Asian Americans started appearing in Hollywood films, there has been a false and cringe-worthy view of Asians engraved into […]
Five local API bands will vie for the chance to compete at Kollaboration Star in L.A. next fall.
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Kollaboration Seattle has opened its auditions to the digital world in seeking diverse and talented Asian and Pacific Islander performance artists for its fifth annual showcase. Performers can submit their auditions online at KollaborationSeattle.org/Auditions until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9.
Kollaboration Seattle crowned their fourth champion, the duo of spoken-word artist Troy Osaki and music producer Ariel Loud, on Sept. 21 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Osaki and Loud won $1,000 for their performance. Osaki is a student at the University of Washington; Loud recently graduated from Garfield High School.
By Samantha Test Northwest Asian Weekly Calling what happened downtown at the Moore Theatre last Friday night, Oct. 12, a “talent
The third annual Kollaboration Seattle showcase will take place Friday, Oct. 12, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Seattle at the STG Moore Theatre. Six local competitors will be competing for a grand prize of $1,000 and an opportunity to perform in a live-broadcast Kollaboration all-star show in Los Angeles on Nov. 16.
On Oct. 15, Kollaboration Seattle 2 will take place at the Auburn Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Kollaboration is an annual event and movement produced by young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) professionals and students to promote a strong API presence in entertainment and media.
The Second Annual Verizon Wireless APA Heritage Bash was held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle. The main feature of the event was the Asian Pacific American Community Roast Awards.
Kollaboration Seattle is hosting auditions for local Asians and Pacific Islanders on May 7 and May 14 at the University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Theatre for its second annual show.