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Huraiti Mana celebrates first anniversary with free Polynesian dance classes

Huraiti Mana celebrates first anniversary with free Polynesian dance classes

The International Examiner December 15, 2017 0

Huraiti Mana, a Polynesian dance troupe based in Seattle, will be celebrating its one year anniversary by offering free hula and Tahitian dance classes. Founded by award-winning dancer Kalei’okalani Onzuka, the troupe has been

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State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

Leilani Leach December 15, 2017 0

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) hosted a Legislative Report Back with state legislators and community leaders on December 7, to discuss bills in

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Redmond poet laureate wields her verses for civic engagement

Redmond poet laureate wields her verses for civic engagement

Tim Gruver December 13, 2017 0

For artist Shin Yu Pai, places carry a tangible relationship to people that words are insufficient to describe

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Poke in Seattle: Different from Hawaii, but exploding in popularity

Poke in Seattle: Different from Hawaii, but exploding in popularity

Aidan Walker December 5, 2017 0

In the past few years in Seattle, people have been lining up all the way down the block at poke restaurants all over the city for a bowl of the customizable delicacy

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As Cambodia cracks down on democracy, local Cambodian Americans feel silenced

As Cambodia cracks down on democracy, local Cambodian Americans feel silenced

Julia-Grace Sanders November 29, 2017 0

As the Cambodian government cracks down on democracy and freedom of expression, the question of how the U.S. government should relate to the Kingdom has become more contentious than ever. Cambodian Americans in Washington

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Jenny Durkan sworn in as Seattle mayor: “I will not forget Donnie Chin”

Jenny Durkan sworn in as Seattle mayor: “I will not forget Donnie Chin”

Chetanya Robinson November 29, 2017 0

Jenny Durkan was sworn in as Seattle's first lesbian mayor and first woman mayor in 92 years at a ceremony in the Wing Luke Museum. The ceremony was the third of five throughout the

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CID community members discuss affordability, fears of displacement with interim Seattle City Councilmember Harris-Talley

CID community members discuss affordability, fears of displacement with interim Seattle City Councilmember Harris-Talley

Cliff Cawthon November 25, 2017 0

The Chinatown-International District (CID) Coalition (also known as Humbows Not Hotels) hosted a community meeting with City Council member Kirsten Harris-Talley on November 19. Forty community members came to the meeting to discuss their

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November 23, 2017—Arts Etc.

November 23, 2017—Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau November 23, 2017 0

IE Arts Editor Alan Chong Lau highlights the latest November happenings in visual arts, film, theater, books and more

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Restaurateur uses hard-won success to share Filipino food, culture with Seattle

Restaurateur uses hard-won success to share Filipino food, culture with Seattle

Miasmin Andre November 19, 2017 0

If you’re walking down the streets of Seattle and get a sudden craving for pork adobo, your options may be slim. Filipinos make-up nearly 3 percent of Seattle’s population, but finding a traditional Filipino

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Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Bunthay Cheam November 17, 2017 0

Human rights collective Gabriela Seattle celebrated its 11th anniversary at the newly opened Happy Grillmore in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood on October 28. The anniversary was the closing event in a series of cultural

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