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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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Seattle Public Theatre, SIS ready to engage in conversation with ‘Extreme Happiness’

Seattle Public Theatre, SIS ready to engage in conversation with ‘Extreme Happiness’

Roxanne Ray October 5, 2017 0

Poverty and the challenges faced by ordinary workers are familiar experiences worldwide, and one such story comes to the Seattle stage this month. The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig will be

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Ron Ho remembered as generous, elegant man of impeccable taste

Ron Ho remembered as generous, elegant man of impeccable taste

Susan Kunimatsu October 5, 2017 0

Ron Ho left his mark on the world. A maker of beautiful jewelry, his monumental necklaces are works of art and storytelling. A teacher of art, he guided the hands and trained the eyes

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TSAFF staff picks for festival flicks

TSAFF staff picks for festival flicks

The International Examiner September 29, 2017 0

TSAFF staff picks for festival flicks

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