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“Memoirs of a Geisha”: From bestseller to big screen with mixed results

“Memoirs of a Geisha”: From bestseller to big screen with mixed results

The International Examiner December 27, 2005 0

BY KARYN KUBO LAMBORN Examiner Film Editor “Memoirs of a Geisha” Director: Rob Marshall Cast: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Koji Yakusho, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li Rated PG-13, 137 min.strong> One of the many dilemmas

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Arts Etc

Arts Etc

The International Examiner December 27, 2005 0

Visual Arts“The Simple Cup” is a small exhibit that explores this basic form as created by over 50 ceramic artists worldwide including Northwest names like Akio Takamori and Beth Lo. Through Dec. 30. KOBO

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Chinese art exhibit opens up with a bang

Chinese art exhibit opens up with a bang

The International Examiner December 27, 2005 0

BY JUDITH VAN PRAAG Examiner Arts Writer From Sunday, Dec. 18 through Thursday, Dec. 22, Seattle’s downtown Grand Hyatt Hotel hosts a special exhibit of the Dai Family Art Collection of 19th and 20th

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The roots of taiko in the United States

The roots of taiko in the United States

The International Examiner December 27, 2005 0

BY PAUL MORI Examiner Contributor No Japanese American festival celebration today would be complete without the sound of the drums known as “Taiko.” But it wasn’t always this way. In the early 1970s there

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Arts Etc

Arts Etc

The International Examiner December 6, 2005 0

Visual Arts “The Simple Cup” is a small exhibit that explores this basic form as created by over 50 ceramic artists worldwide including Northwest names like Akio Takamori and Beth Lo. Through Dec. 30.

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“Aeon Flux”: Long on legs, short on story

“Aeon Flux”: Long on legs, short on story

The International Examiner December 6, 2005 0

By Bob Suh Examiner Contributor “Aeon Flux” Director: Karyn Kusama Cast: Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo, Pete Postlethwaite, Frances McDormand Rated PG-13, 93 min. When I heard that they were

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Chinese art exhibit comes to Seattle

Chinese art exhibit comes to Seattle

The International Examiner December 6, 2005 0

BY JUDITH VAN PRAAG Examiner Arts Writer From Sunday, Dec. 18 through Thursday, Dec. 22, Seattle’s downtown Grand Hyatt Hotel hosts a special exhibit of the Dai Family Art Collection of 19th and 20th

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Local “Notable Writer of Color” Peter Bacho explores war and race

Local “Notable Writer of Color” Peter Bacho explores war and race

The International Examiner December 6, 2005 0

BY LUCIA ENRIQUEZ Examiner Contributor In a conversation I had with Peter Bacho, he said that figuring out our place in history presents the surest existential problem. And so this defines the problem of

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Okada: Lessons in art history

Okada: Lessons in art history

The International Examiner November 17, 2005 0

BY JUDITH VAN PRAAG Examiner Arts Writer Five years after the death of Frank Okada, the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner honors the Pacific Northwest Nisei painter with a retrospective show. Okada

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Limón shares his love of Korea

Limón shares his love of Korea

The International Examiner November 17, 2005 0

BY JUDITH VAN PRAAG Examiner Arts Writer For nearly 30 years, detective novel writer Martin Limón has had an ongoing love affair with Korea. At age 17, East L.A. born and raised Limón enlisted

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