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Exploring multiplicity of the Indian diaspora with Sayantani Dasgupta

Exploring multiplicity of the Indian diaspora with Sayantani Dasgupta

Imana Gunawan September 28, 2016 0

Leaving home to make a new one is a bittersweet process, often leading to conflicts and balancing acts across continents. But Sayantani Dasgupta—born in Calcutta, raised in New Delhi, and currently based in Moscow,

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BOOM! Seattle Kokon Taiko celebrates with a concert

BOOM! Seattle Kokon Taiko celebrates with a concert

Shaun Mejia September 28, 2016 0

Taken from mythological origins in Japanese folklore, taiko, which translates to “drums,” refers to the type of music played by large ensembles composed primarily of drums and percussion instruments. It has evolved into a

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Tasogare/Twilight: Looking beyond the surface

Tasogare/Twilight: Looking beyond the surface

Susan Kunimatsu September 28, 2016 0

At first glance, the art of Miya Ando appears simple: large-scale squares of elegantly graduated color. But Ando is a metal artist and sculptor, not a painter. Her “metal canvases” have visual depth and

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Fall Arts Guide 2016

Fall Arts Guide 2016

Alan Chong Lau September 22, 2016 0

Compiled by Alan Chong Lau

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The Tree Inside, award-winning romantic drama, at Local Sightings Film Festival on Sept. 24

The Tree Inside, award-winning romantic drama, at Local Sightings Film Festival on Sept. 24

Brian Park September 20, 2016 0

A lot of romance films end when the relationship starts. Just as the protagonist and her love interest finally confess their love for each other, they are whisked off into a happily ever after

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Announcement: an evening with ‘Raising Mixed Race’ author Sharon Chang at the Seattle Public Library Sept. 29

Announcement: an evening with ‘Raising Mixed Race’ author Sharon Chang at the Seattle Public Library Sept. 29

The International Examiner September 19, 2016 0

Local author Sharon H. Chang will discuss her new book “Raising Mixed Race: Multiracial Asian Children in a Post-Racial World” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Central Library, 1000

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<em>Gasa Gasa Girl</em> is an insightful read

Gasa Gasa Girl is an insightful read

Chizu Omori September 16, 2016 0

  Anybody who has experienced a trauma like being incarcerated for a lengthy time for no reason other than ancestry will carry wounds for a long time, maybe for a lifetime. For Japanese Americans

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<em>Tale for the Time Being </em> adaptation a contemplative journey

Tale for the Time Being adaptation a contemplative journey

Roxanne Ray September 9, 2016 0

The “Book-It Theatre style” takes compelling literature and adapts it for the theatre stage in a way that preserves the narrator’s voice, as well as the voices of the characters in dialogue. Next up

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Dean Wong’s new street photography brings national spotlight after decades as community stalwart

Dean Wong’s new street photography brings national spotlight after decades as community stalwart

John Pai September 8, 2016 0

The summer of 2016 has truly been the summer of Dean Wong. His newly published book Seeing the Light: Four decades in Chinatown arrived on book shelves in late May. An exhibition of new

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Films: ‘Tunnel’ a true life horror, ‘War Brides of Japan’ hits the road

Films: ‘Tunnel’ a true life horror, ‘War Brides of Japan’ hits the road

Yayoi Lena Winfrey September 8, 2016 0

Note to self: Under no circumstances ever get caught inside a collapsed tunnel in South Korea. According to the newly released film, Tunnel, rescue crews will take their sweet time digging me out while

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