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Danny Kalanduyan was a kind and caring friend

Danny Kalanduyan was a kind and caring friend

Terada Yoshitaka January 13, 2017 0

Like most of his friends and former students, I first could not believe the news that Danny Kalanduyan was no more. I could not respond to the news for some time because I did

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Remembering Danny Kalanduyan

Remembering Danny Kalanduyan

Guest Contributor January 13, 2017 0

‘Tones, Rhythms and Pure Energy’ By Bob Antolin Guest Contributor I first met Danny at the University of Washington’s School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology, as a graduate ethno student, learning the art of

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The man who brought the kulintang to America

The man who brought the kulintang to America

Alan Chong Lau January 13, 2017 0

It was in the late 1970s and I was new to Seattle. I remember walking on campus with jazz musician Bob Antolin who was at that time enrolled in a Master’s Program in music

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<em>Mambo in Chinatown</em>: Dancing between Eastern and Western cultures

Mambo in Chinatown: Dancing between Eastern and Western cultures

Maisy Chan January 12, 2017 0

A book review feeds upon the book being reviewed. In Mambo in Chinatown, author Jean Kwok takes us on an excursion. We visit Chinatown and places in the New York City backdrop, all woven

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<em>The Boat Rocker</em>: Fiction, the press and the meaning of ‘Polity’

The Boat Rocker: Fiction, the press and the meaning of ‘Polity’

Maisy Chan January 11, 2017 0

I always take notice of Ha Jin’s writings ever since, by surprise, I read his debut novel Waiting. The fictional “testimonial of sorts” of a love story in a dying culture has its intimacy

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January 2017 Arts Etc.

January 2017 Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau January 10, 2017 0

Visual Arts Politics, behavior, and a personal battle with cancer converge in Akio Takamori’s new work of ceramic sculptures of known figures attempting to apologize. Recent work not to miss by a major Northwest

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Mukherjee’s <em>The Gene</em> is informative, eminently readable

Mukherjee’s The Gene is informative, eminently readable

Nalini Iyer January 8, 2017 0

Siddhartha Mukherjee’s The Gene: An Intimate History is a massive tome at nearly 600 pages and yet an eminently readable and informative book. Mukherjee’s history of the gene, genetics, heredity, and the scientific quest

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<em>Terratopia</em>: Why Chinese landscape?

Terratopia: Why Chinese landscape?

Fred Wong January 6, 2017 0

Terratopia: The Chinese Landscape in Painting and Film is on view at the Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park through February 26, 2017. The second exhibition organized by Curator of Chinese Art Ping Foong

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Guards at the Taj: ACT Theatre welcomes director Samip Raval

Guards at the Taj: ACT Theatre welcomes director Samip Raval

Roxanne Ray January 4, 2017 0

ACT Theatre welcomes the first of two Thomas S. Kenan Directing Fellowship recipients this year. As an emerging director gaining practical knowledge and experience, Samip Raval will be in residence at ACT until February,

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January Arts Etc.

January Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau January 3, 2017 0

Visual Arts The United States Post Office will release its “Year of the Rooster” stamp on Jan. 5, 2017 in a ceremony at Wing Luke Asian Museum. It is the 10th stamp on the

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