“I’m a dynamo as a boar,” said Mikiko MacAdams, a Japanese scenic designer. “I am the kind of person who puts all efforts into one thing, and for me, it’s scenic design.”Read More
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During an hour-long break, five tired-looking Japanese girls logged onto Skype because they had a press interview with Northwest Asian Weekly.
Despite their fatigue, they answered many questions in Japanese, patiently and sincerely, with smiles. Their soft, kind attitudes during the interview would have made anyone wonder if they are really the members of a hard rock band — one whose members dress as maids.
The Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees announced the finalists for a new chancellor on Feb. 23.
The new chancellor is going to take over for Jill Wakefield, who is retiring in June 2016, after seven years.
Yu-Ling Wong, the majority owner of Taiwanese restaurant Facing East, was charged with first-degree theft and tax fraud by Bob Ferguson, Washington state’s attorney general on Feb. 5.Read More
Differences create great harmony — Celebrate Asia concert combines music of different cultures to bridge worlds together
Often, vastly different types of things cannot unite or be in harmony when combined. Music is no exception. However, when it works, the effect can be awe-inspiring. I got to see some cool combinations of different sounds across the world coming together during Celebrate Asia, an annual Asian concert held at the Benaroya Hall last Sunday, Jan. 31.Read More
Fumiko Ishioka watched and chatted as George Brady played travel Scrabble with his adult daughter, Lara Brady, in between press interviews at the Hyatt House Hotel on Jan. 22. Ishioka is a Japanese national and George Brady has lived in Toronto, Canada, since 1951.Read More