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Seattle educator Wayne Au challenges us to examine our curriculums and alternatives

Seattle educator Wayne Au challenges us to examine our curriculums and alternatives

Na Young Kwon December 20, 2013 0

Pride in public schools

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Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

Na Young Kwon October 19, 2011 Comments Off on Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

“Not many people know about ‘ikebana,’” said Megumi Schacher as I enter her home studio in the verdant Brier neighborhood. One of her two cats languishes in a chair near an arrangement of tall

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Vintage Japantown: Through the Lens of the Takano Studio

Na Young Kwon October 5, 2011 Comments Off on Vintage Japantown: Through the Lens of the Takano Studio

Little Italy. Chinatown. Japantown. These ethnic enclaves — communities within larger American cities — were the centers of immigrant life for many newcomers. Seattle’s International District included what was known as Nihonmachi or “Japantown”,

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Calligrapher Yoko Murao: The Elements Within

Na Young Kwon June 15, 2011 Comments Off on Calligrapher Yoko Murao: The Elements Within

“The Elements Within” exhibit at Mithun — running until June 21 — features a collaborative show of artisanal slab furniture and calligraphic wall hangings. Calligrapher and choreographer Yoko Murao was invited to include her

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Island Music: Gamelan Pacifica Collaborates with Javanese Performers

Na Young Kwon April 6, 2011 Comments Off on Island Music: Gamelan Pacifica Collaborates with Javanese Performers

The Pacific Northwest ensemble, Gamelan Pacifica will feature music of Central Java in its concert on April 9 in PONCHO Theatre, Cornish College of the Arts. Guest performers include Javanese musicians Ki Midiyanto, currently

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The String Player’s Magic Wand

The String Player’s Magic Wand

Na Young Kwon March 2, 2011 Comments Off on The String Player’s Magic Wand

From Shenyang to Seattle: The Art of Bow Making

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Classical Music: Alive and Well

Na Young Kwon January 19, 2011 Comments Off on Classical Music: Alive and Well

Seattle Modern Orchestra brings new life to the classical music scene

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Flight Patterns

Na Young Kwon November 2, 2010 Comments Off on Flight Patterns

A local musician releasing a new CD, shares his passionate, dedicated journey to forge a new movement.

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What Makes a Good Teacher?

Na Young Kwon August 18, 2010 Comments Off on What Makes a Good Teacher?

When we think back on the people who influenced our lives, we often remember our teachers. These individuals, perhaps in the school classroom or even outside in the “classroom” of daily living, endure as

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Ceramic Artists Showcase a Playful Side

Na Young Kwon June 3, 2010 Comments Off on Ceramic Artists Showcase a Playful Side

Kensuke Yamada’s Art Patti Warashina’s Art Relatively new to the figurative sculpture scene, Kensuke Yamada’s 20-piece collection at Catherine Person Gallery (running through June 26 in the Pioneer District) features several wall mounted heads

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