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Linda Tomoko Mihara (Japanese American), detail of ‘Peace Sphere,’ 1996, 18 cranes folded from a single sheet of paper, with cuts, no glue.

‘Folding Paper’ origami exhibit a rare, fantastic experience

Origami exhibit at Bellevue Arts Museum through September

“Spirited Away” Director Flunks with New Film

It's sad when you watch a new work by an undisputed master and it elicits negative thoughts. Director/writer Hayao Miyazaki's ("Spirited Away", "Princess Mononoke") new film "Ponyo" is unfortunately one of those instances. The...

“Thirst” for Vampires

What is it with all these recent movies with a negative take on the Catholic church? Director Park Chan-wook ("Old Boy", "Joint Security Area") contrives a tale of a shy deliberative Catholic priest, Sang-hyun...