Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan made its Seattle debut with “Songs of the Wanderers,” a modern dance by choreographer Lin Hwai-min, on March 8 at the University of Washington’s Meany Hall. The performance featured 39 dancers and 3.5 tons of rice. It was part of the UW’s “World Series” 2013-14 season, bringing “extraordinary performances […]
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan to make Seattle debut — Songs of the Wanderers, a masterpiece of modern dance by choreographer Lin Hwai-min
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Lin Hwai-min will accompany Cloud Gate to Seattle for its UW World Series (UWWS)
The Tokyo String Quartet plays one last show in Seattle
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Seattle is so beautiful,” Kikuei Ikeda of the Toyko String Quartet said in an email interview. “One thing I particularly love about that area is the nature — the city has both a beautiful mountain and a beautiful ocean — it is almost like the feeling I have when […]
Japanese American veterans honored in Seattle with Congressional Gold Medal
On Jan. 14, more than 1,100 people came together to celebrate presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Japanese American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest award that can be […]
Author Amy Tan opens up about strife with mom, responds to critics
By Clair Phillips UW News Lab It may be hard for some to believe, but Amy Tan, famed author of “The Joy Luck Club,” belongs to a rock band and has made a guest appearance on the animated series “The Simpsons.” On Jan. 12, the distinguished author began her lecture at the University of Washington’s […]
Garfield High School Orchestra performs with Sanyo Band from Japan
On Dec. 13, Garfield High School Orchestra performed with the Sanyo Band of Okayama, Japan, at Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus.
Young baritone the only Asian to advance to regional opera auditions
Apart from opera singing, what does Yu Seok Oh, a 30-year-old, Korean-born baritone based in Shoreline, have in common with renowned opera singers Renée Fleming, Ben Heppner, and Hei-Kyung Hong?
Ban Ki-moon receives honorary degree from the UW and is ‘finally a Husky’
Ban Ki-moon, the eighth United Nations Secretary-General, is a dawg. He’s a University of Washington (UW) Husky, that is. The university awarded him a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, Oct. 27 at Meany Hall for the Performing Arts.
CNAT to perform for local audiences
Founded in 1950, the China National Acrobatic Troupe (CNAT) is the only national level acrobatic performing troupe established under Premier Zhou Enlai after the founding of new China.
Ban Ki-Moon to receive honorary degree from UW
Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Washington (UW) on Oct. 26 at a formal convocation. The ceremony will be presided over by UW President Mark Emmert and will take place in Meany Hall for the Performing Arts on the UW Seattle campus.