By Jocelyn Moore Northwest Asian Weekly Searching for love often requires courage and originality. In the case of the Akira, it means combining the wisdom of the traditional Japanese fairytales he heard from his great-grandmother with the mystical domain of the Internet. Presented by Pork Filled Productions, “Online Dating Tales of Old Japan” by Kirk […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s Sister (SIS) Productions presents “Insatiable!” a festival of
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly If you’re wondering what a walking tour of the Chinatown/International District, theater arts, street performance, conceptual arts and snacks, can have in common … well, you probably aren’t alone. Seattle’s Asian American theater troupe, SIS Productions, answers this question in their new production, “Revealed: In Search Of Bruce Lee,” […]
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly Consider the 1961 classic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” where Mickey Rooney, a white actor, portrays Audrey Hepburn’s Japanese neighbor, Mr. Yanioshi. This depiction is a prime example of “yellowface,” or the caricaturing of Asians — much like blackface was to Blacks.