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The past is present in Amy Tan’s latest book

The past is present in Amy Tan’s latest book

Bharti Kirchner October 19, 2017 0

Amy Tan, author of such best-selling titles as The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement is a popular author in the Seattle area, widely celebrated for her fictional work. She’s made frequent

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The sculptural artist behind the scenes—The art of Ming Cho Lee

The sculptural artist behind the scenes—The art of Ming Cho Lee

Roxanne Ray October 17, 2017 0

Ming Cho Lee: A Life in Design is not just another coffee table book.

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Poet EJ Koh: ‘Lesser forms of love can still be considered as love’

Poet EJ Koh: ‘Lesser forms of love can still be considered as love’

Hazel Lozano October 17, 2017 0

When I asked EJ Koh why she titled her debut poetry collection, A Lesser Love, she replied, “Lesser forms of love can still be considered as love.” Koh’s statement best embodies her aesthetic of

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Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ reveals the conformity of suburbia

Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ reveals the conformity of suburbia

Maisy Chan October 15, 2017 0

Celeste Ng’s new novel Little Fires Everywhere picks up in mid-stream right at the burning pyrotechnic of the youngest of the Richardsons’ brood of four children. Izzy, the youngest, sets fire to burn down

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Tay and Val break ground with #ARTempowers

Tay and Val break ground with #ARTempowers

Rumi Tsuchihashi October 14, 2017 0

The September 16 interactive screening of #ARTempowers at King Street Station began with a surprise admission from Tay and Val, the two filmmakers. Despite years of creating groundbreaking TV shows in their native Singapore

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Set designer Chikako Suzuki finds balance in her success

Set designer Chikako Suzuki finds balance in her success

Roxanne Ray October 13, 2017 0

Images are powerful, and set designer Chikako Suzuki enjoys wielding that power. Trained as a set designer at Carnegie Mellon, she then made the leap to designing for television in Hollywood, and has earned

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TWIST: 22nd Seattle Queer Film Festival offers powerful line-up

TWIST: 22nd Seattle Queer Film Festival offers powerful line-up

Yayoi Lena Winfrey October 12, 2017 0

Presented by Three Dollar Bill Cinema, TWIST: 22nd Seattle Queer Film Festival promises a powerful line-up of LGBTQ films. Below are some featuring Asians and Asian Americans. From Japan, comes Close-Knit, a tender, tear-jerking tale

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Tasveer South Asian Film Festival brings myriad of mind-blowing movies

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival brings myriad of mind-blowing movies

Yayoi Lena Winfrey October 12, 2017 0

Offering 18 feature films and 38 shorts from 11 countries, this year’s annual Tasveer South Asian Film Festival promises a myriad of mind-blowing movies. Escaping Agra is a short documentary featuring 19 year-old UC Davis

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October, 2017—Arts Etc.

October, 2017—Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau October 10, 2017 0

IE Arts Editor Alan Chong Lau highlights the latest October happenings in visual arts, film, theater, books and more

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Rakesh Satyal’s latest novel tugs at the heart strings

Rakesh Satyal’s latest novel tugs at the heart strings

Nalini Iyer October 6, 2017 0

A quirky novel filled with oddball characters who manage to tug at your heart strings as they bumble their way through life—this is the basic premise of Rakesh Satyal’s newest novel, No One Can

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