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America is My Home: Pei Chou

Pei Chou - IE Videographer - Barely a decade after her immigration, Pei Chou begins to document her experience. For those readers who love IE online, meet Pei Ju Chou, 22, the precocious...

Crisis and Courage

When her mother suffers a stroke and cancer diagnosis, a daughter and family spring into action.

In Perfect Harmony

Yoshi Minegishi loves symphonic music. He also loves building bridges, believing music is a bridge for diverse hearts and souls. On April 15, at Benaroya Hall, the Northwest Sinfonietta will perform Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” with a special multi-media presentation consisting of Asian and Asian American photographs, art and artifacts from our local museums and communities.

Running For Life

Running doesn’t just prolong one’s own life — it can save others.

Wanting Community, Not Chaos

I was in Turkey last month and traveled with Canadians, Australians, people from India and fellow Americans. We compared notes on our respective elections. Both Australia and Canada are ruled by minority governments. Hmmm....