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Tai Chi Alleviates Tiring Work For Engineer Huy Chung

Sitting at a computer all day can be hazardous to one’s health. Not only can the lack of movement cause stress, back pain, eye strain, and sleep problems, but it decreases one’s overall metabolism...

Holiday Storytime: Cuddle Up With Asian Fairy Tales

Japan "Momotaro" — Contributed by Steve Sumida, Professor at the UW’s Department of American Ethnic Studies A popular story that appears in Japanese American literature, "Momotaro," famously appears in John Okada’s novel, "No-No Boy," set in...

Jon Jang: A Chinese American Symphony

Self-described as a multi-dimensional "composer, pianist, artistic director, and public intellectual," Jon Jang is also an innovator. As a child, Jang played electric keyboard when most kids in his former hometown of Palo Alto, Calif.,...

APIs Help Pioneer Seattle Soul Sound, Part II

  On May 18, the International Examiner article, "Asian Americans Help Pioneer Seattle Soul Sound," received a positive response from the community who wanted to learn more. Below is an spotlight on several of the...

Checking Out: Cuts Bring Library Closures, Impacting Needy Communities

From Aug. 29 to Sept. 5, The Seattle Public Library system will shut down for a week due to budget cuts, greatly impacting needy communities during a down-turning economy. Services that many rely on...

If These Walls Could Talk: Historic Buildings in the Heart of Seattle’s API Community

One of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is rich with history and culture. According to “Seattle’s International District” by Doug Chin – a government representative from Japan wrote in 1908 that there...

America is My Home: Alan Lau

Alan Lau - IE Arts Editor - An upbringing in the Sierra Nevadas shapes an artist. With a history as deep as the roots of the trees that grew in his original hometown of...

Hmong Show at the Wing

Family photos, cultural artifacts, and first-person stories, uncover the rich history and culture of Hmong in Washington State in the exhibit, “Paj Ntaub: Stories of Hmong in Washington” through Oct. 17 in the Community...

Hmong Show at the Wing

A new exhibit presents an introduction to Hmong culture and history at the Wing Luke Museum through October 17.

Singer-Songwriter Thao Nguyen To ‘Get Down’ at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre

Indie-rock singer-songwriter Thao Nguyen’s smoky voice, twirling dance moves, swift guitar licks, heartfelt and honest lyrics, and catchy melodies promise to entertain audiences, July 18, when she performs at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre with “The...