Chinese Information & Service Center held a virtual Lunar Year celebration on Feb. 18. The program featured a lion dance by the Mak Fai Lion Dance Team, a drum show, a kung fu demonstration, music, cultural dances, and Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean Lunar New Year traditions.
The Bellevue Collection marked the Year of the Ox with a 15-day-long celebration, which began on Feb. 12. It kicked off with a performance with the Seattle Shaolin Kungfu Academy & International Lion Dance Martial Art Team.
“It speaks to something we all know—that places are important to people—and reminds us of the changing nature of places and the fragility of their communities,” said Gregory Masao Tanbara in the forward to the newly published book, “Becoming Nisei: Japanese American Lives in Prewar Tacoma.”
Seattle-based education nonprofit Mission InspirEd is launching a free nationwide initiative challenging students ages 6-18 to showcase COVID’s impact through a wide variety of artistic expressions. The competition, “Tales of Quarantine,” will span from Feb. 22 through March 21 and cover three categories, including media, visual, and writing. Students are encouraged to submit an original […]
He’s owned a record label, owned a music promotion company, and owned and ran a clothing store. He’s played in several rock bands, coordinating concerts, albums, and videos. He’s masterminded charity drives.
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Orange King, the iconic restaurant in the U-District, closed last December after struggles with the pandemic among other unknown factors.