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Seattle Center’s Terracotta Warriors exhibit is sure to impress children and adults alike

Seattle Center’s Terracotta Warriors exhibit is sure to impress children and adults alike

Maisy Chan August 20, 2017 0

The Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor are a national treasure in China. A selection of the warriors are on display at the Pacific Science Center at Seattle Center. It’s an exhibit that’s sure

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Haruki Murakami’s short stories explores absence

Haruki Murakami’s short stories explores absence

Rumi Tsuchihashi August 20, 2017 0

With the seven-story collection 'Men Without Women,' the wildly popular Japanese author Haruki Murakami returns from a three-year absence to take his fans on a brief but unforgettable exploration of—absence.

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An extraordinary playscape: The Donnie Chin International Children’s Park

An extraordinary playscape: The Donnie Chin International Children’s Park

Hazel Lozano August 19, 2017 0

xtraordinary Playscapes, a new exhibit at the Center for Architecture and Design (CfAD), shows how designers are engaging diverse communities to translate play objectives into meaningful, state-of-the-art environments. The Donnie Chin International Children’s Park

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The little-known woman who helped lay the foundation for women’s rights in Japan

The little-known woman who helped lay the foundation for women’s rights in Japan

Paul Mori August 19, 2017 0

Beate Sirota Gordon changed the course for every Japanese woman after World War II, but almost no one knows her contribution or even her name.  In spite of doing this at age 22, her

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Art history book reveals the underappreciated genius of Hokusai, creator of iconic “Great Wave” image

Art history book reveals the underappreciated genius of Hokusai, creator of iconic “Great Wave” image

Paul Mori August 18, 2017 0

Even though many know Hokusai because of the “Great Wave,” few know the many layers of his genius and the wide breadth of his artistic endeavors. Sarah E. Thompson seeks to change this by

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In an era of hot-headed leaders, Japanese film collective offers up anti-war movies

In an era of hot-headed leaders, Japanese film collective offers up anti-war movies

Yayoi Lena Winfrey August 17, 2017 0

As angry words are used like weapons by today’s leaders of countries possessing nuclear arsenals, cooler heads will prevail at Northwest Film Forum on August 18. On that night, the venue will host a screening

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Films: ‘Columbus,’ ‘Adventurers,’ ‘In This Corner of the World’ all land in Seattle

Films: ‘Columbus,’ ‘Adventurers,’ ‘In This Corner of the World’ all land in Seattle

Yayoi Lena Winfrey August 17, 2017 0

IE writer Yayoi Winfrey reviews three films being shown in Seattle

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August 17, 2017—Arts Etc.

August 17, 2017—Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau August 17, 2017 0

The latest in arts happenings by IE editor, Alan Chong Lau

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‘Gently to Nagasaki’ confronts the tragedy of evil and the choices people make

‘Gently to Nagasaki’ confronts the tragedy of evil and the choices people make

Paul Mori August 17, 2017 0

In 'Gently to Nagasaki,' Kogawa confronts the persistence of the tragedy of evil, both in the large events such as the bombing of Nagasaki and the Rape of Nanking, and in the personal ones

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Memoir tells of a deep love, coming-of-age on 1959 Japanese naval base

Memoir tells of a deep love, coming-of-age on 1959 Japanese naval base

Paul Mori August 16, 2017 0

One can only imagine the depth of beauty of a singular woman that would inspire a man in his seventies to write a memoir of a few months in 1959 Japan when he was

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