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New CID grief and loss cultural center, A Resting Place, opens on King Street

A green door is propped open on King Street in the Chinatown International District (CID). Inside, a turntable playing Filipino love songs drifts gently into the street as sunlight filters through the window plant...

CVA 2023: Harry Chan receives ‘Leadership in Business’ award

Harry Chan is the third generation owner of Tai Tung, a Chinese American restaurant that has been in Seattle’s CID neighborhood for 88 years. Tai Tung is the oldest Chinese restaurant in Seattle, serving...

The IE turns 50: Bif Brigman and former fellow Carmen Hom reflect on the...

For three years, starting from 2017, the International Examiner hosted a year-long Advocacy Journalism Fellowship (AJF). The goal of this program was to invest in more equitable coverage of underrepresented ANHPIA communities by fostering...

Inside Seattle Public Schools’ salmon collaboration with the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

It’s full circle for lifelong fisherman and Muckleshoot Tribal Councilmember Louie Ungaro. On May 25, the Seattle World School cafeteria served salmon alfredo. The day’s meal featured a special local ingredient: 3000 pounds of wild-caught...

SAAFF shorts showcase the diversity of being Asian and living in the Pacific Northwest

The 2023 Seattle Asian American Film Festival’s “Bring It Home: Pacific Northwest Shorts” program was an homage to the Asian American/Canadian diaspora in our region from Seattle to Spokane, Portland to Vancouver. The highlight, of...

How Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman built Refugee Artisans Initiative on the fabric of social and environmental...

It is all because of a turquoise, cape chiffon dress, gifted and sewn by her grandmother. Carried in Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman’s suitcase from Taiwan, to Saudi Arabia, and finally to America, it became a symbol of...

Garfield Centennial Celebration spans across generations

It was a purple and Bulldog tidal wave at the Garfield Centennial Celebration.  The energy was boisterous as alumni, grandparents, family, children, and students gathered at Garfield High School to celebrate its 100th year anniversary...

“Celebrate Little Saigon” returns with colorful flair 

On August 20, 2022, the nonprofit Friends of Little Saigon hosted the 11th Annual “Celebrate Little Saigon” event, bringing neighbors and visitors together to eat, drink, and celebrate Vietnamese community and culture. This event...

Q&A: DJ Sharadawn on caretaking as a DJ, Nurse, and a Mother

Sharadawn Reith has been spinning on Seattle-area stages for 15 years, her passion initiated from her love of hip-hop in college. Reith, also known as DJ Sharadawn, regularly plays at STK in Bellevue, and...

Q&A: DJ Accia Used Music Theory to learn how to DJ

Woon Ji Kim is a producer and a DJ with the stage name “DJ Accia (ah-chee-ya)”. She’s an award winning pianist in Korea, and for the last five years she’s been exploring the DJ...