Mari Ichimasu, Roberto Ascalon, and Donna Miscolta, all of Seattle, are three of 15 artists to receive a 2014 Fellowship from Artist Trust. Ichimasu is an animation artist originally from Japan, Ascalon is a Filipino American poet, and Miscolta is a Filipino/Mexican author.
Pacific Lutheran University Associate Professor of English Rick Barot has been named the new director of PLU’s Rainier Writing Workshop, part of the school’s 10-year-old Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.
Seattle First Hill Lions Club held its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser in February to benefit the Keiro and Kin On nursing homes and Kawabe Memorial House. The event also raised $2,400 for the George Tsutakawa Fountain repair and maintenance project at Seattle Central College.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) honored Diane Lin, director of Global Sourcing and Supplier Relations for Starbucks Coffee Company, on May 21 for her outstanding commitment to supplier diversity and minority supplier development. Along with seven others, Lin was recognized at a leadership gala at the Hilton New York Midtown.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Sam Chung to King County Superior Court. Chung is filling the seat of Judge Mary Yu who Inslee recently appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court.
By Associated Press GOLETA, California (AP) – A gunman went on a rampage May 23 near the University of
By Jocelyn Gecker Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – First, Thailand’s junta seized power, then they commandeered every TV channel for round-the-clock broadcasts of dour announcements and patriotic hymns. The public’s verdict: DJ, please change the soundtrack. And after about 24 hours, they did.
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea has boosted to half a million dollars as a reward for
By Muneeza Naqvi Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – New Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the leader of rival Pakistan on May 27 and asked that his country “abide by its commitment” to prevent its territory from being used in terrorism against India and speed up investigations into the 2008 attack in Mumbai.
Seattle’s Cathay Post No. 186 held a Memorial Day event at Hing Hay Park on Monday with