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Annie Kuo is a Seattle journalist who covers the Asian American community and other underrepresented voices. She or her work has appeared on TV, film, and NBC Asian America, Huffington Post, International Examiner, Seattle Globalist, ParentMap, Pregnantish, and Seattle Weekly.

SAAFF opening night film “Seadrift” on anti-refugee hostilities in 1970s Texas is a timely...

The first Asian Texan was a fisherman. Francisco Flores, a Filipino cabin boy on a Spanish slave ship, arrived in the Republic of Texas in 1845, just in time to witness Texas’s annexation into...

Refuge Outdoor Festival is back September 27 – 29

A few years ago, Chevon Powell was in Vermont on her first solo backpacking trip when police pulled her over. In the parking lot of her hotel, the policeman who questioned her purpose for...

Five reasons why you should see Susan Lieu’s one-woman show 140 LBS: How Beauty...

The 2019 Seattle Asian American Film Festival features Nailed It, a documentary detailing the origins of the Vietnamese affiliation with the U.S. nail industry. Susan Lieu, whose mother died due to the negligence of...

Homegrown Thai American visual journalist Tom Giratikanon is one to watch at The New...

A child of Thai immigrants in Edmonds, Giratikanon's enterprising nature led him to become a visual journalist at The New York Times

Trailblazer Angela Shen, CEO of Savor Seattle Food Tours, launches three tasting apps and...

Angela Shen has blazed a trail into the hearts of food-loving tourists and locals by bringing them behind the closed doors of over 40 of Seattle’s best restaurants and hot spots. I meet up...

Michael Itti, Thai American son of immigrants, takes the lead at CISC to expand...

During a weekday morning tour of the Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) with its new executive director Michael Itti, immigrants at both ends of the life spectrum are actively participating in its services....

How cultural factors affect Asian women who experience pregnancy loss

The documentary 'Don’t Talk About the Baby' is the first film to address pregnancy loss and stillbirth

Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation reflects on two decades of training community leaders

On November 3, 2018, the community-based Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) will reflect upon 20 years of training and supporting local Asian Pacific Islander (API) leaders. ACLF’s 20th anniversary gala and graduation...

Crab King brings Japanese hot pot to Bellevue

When you’re feeling like splurging on a communal, interactive meal, consider Crab King in Bellevue, which offers a casual, dine-in experience with high-end ingredients. Situated across from Regal 8 Cinemas in the Crossroads complex,...

Rare memoir of Thai American childhood in Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy

In my survey of Asian American anthologies and other API literature, dating back twenty years, I have noticed the absence of Thai memoirs until Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy was published in...