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‘Resistance Capital’: Writing in the camps as an act of defiance

‘Resistance Capital’: Writing in the camps as an act of defiance

Frank Abe May 25, 2016 0

I want to thank the author of this study for putting a name to the sense of purpose I felt in writing an essay for the old Northwest Nikkei in 1992, on my feelings

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‘Thinking Clearly’: Patti Warashina at Abmeyer + Wood

‘Thinking Clearly’: Patti Warashina at Abmeyer + Wood

Susan Kunimatsu May 24, 2016 0

Patti Warashina spent her career working in clay, achieving international renown in that medium. But after five decades, she took a chance on a new material. During a residency at the Museum of Glass

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Remembering John Matsudaira, Northwest artist

Remembering John Matsudaira, Northwest artist

Alan Chong Lau May 24, 2016 0

It’s 1:30 in the morning, and I’m staring at a framed photo of four Japanese Americans in suits with an elegant, elderly woman with a quizzical look on her face, holding a cat in

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Paint Your Wagon retelling reflects reality of diversity in history

Paint Your Wagon retelling reflects reality of diversity in history

Roxanne Ray May 24, 2016 0

Every day, the American Dream continues to be explored, pursued, and questioned in American daily life, as well as on its theatre stages. The 5th Avenue Theatre joins in this exploration with a new

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Journey to Dunhuang exhibit packs thousands of years of history

Journey to Dunhuang exhibit packs thousands of years of history

Fred Wong May 22, 2016 0

“Journey to Dunhuang: Buddhist Art of the Silk Road Caves” runs until June 12, 2016 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (Volunteer Park, 1400 E Prospect St, Seattle, WA 98112). More information available at

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Arts Etc. – May 21, 2016

Arts Etc. – May 21, 2016

Alan Chong Lau May 21, 2016 0

The latest Arts Etc. from Arts Editor Alan Lau

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Dean Wong’s ‘Seeing the Light: Four Decades in Chinatown’ is a gem

Dean Wong’s ‘Seeing the Light: Four Decades in Chinatown’ is a gem

John Pai May 20, 2016 0

Also check out the Snapshots In Time Flickr Gallery of the International Examiner to see more work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/examinerarchives/albums. You could also check out the Examiner’s Digital Archives for Dean’s stories: http://www.iexaminer.org/digital-archives. And finally, be

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The rise of young India: An interview with Somini Sengupta

The rise of young India: An interview with Somini Sengupta

Bharti Kirchner May 18, 2016 0

Young people, who constitute a large segment of the Indian society, is the subject of study in the recently released nonfiction title, The End of Karma: Hope and Fury among India’s Young, by Somini

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Enduring Conviction author keeps Fred Korematsu legacy alive

Enduring Conviction author keeps Fred Korematsu legacy alive

Misa Shikuma May 16, 2016 0

Like many Japanese Americans whose families were placed in incarceration camps during World War II, Lorraine K. Bannai, law professor and author of Enduring Conviction, found that, for those who experienced it, the forced

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Becoming American? explores complexity of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Becoming American? explores complexity of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Paul Mori May 15, 2016 0

In the era or World War II and before, there was no one more recognized and awarded in the American fine art community than Issei artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953). He stood apart. Yet today,

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