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“Sensei-tional 3” celebration honors retirement of three Asian American Studies professors

With a great deal of laughter and a few tears, more than 200 people gathered at Seattle’s Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church on August 27. They came to help the Nikkei community celebrate three...

Against Forgetting Nagasaki and Nuclear War: An Interview with Susan Southard

In an election year when United States presidential candidates discuss “access to the nuclear codes,” it’s crucial to fight against historical amnesia and to remember the human cost of nuclear war. Anyone needing an...

Hunt Hotel exhibit demonstrates resilience of Japanese Americans

The judo training room at 1414 South Weller Street is filled with blue mats, many windows, wood floors. But a section of flooring is different from the rest. A sink stood there once, volunteer...

June Sekiguchi—Breaking boundaries, finding connections

As if by instinct, the first piece that artist June Sekiguchi shows me is the right metaphor for the larger context of her artwork. “Reverberations: The Life of Yuri Kochiyama” was part of a larger exhibit called Women Beyond Borders, pairing artists with women of note. Hundreds of artists around the world were given copies of the same wooden box to decorate, alter, shape as they wished. Sekiguchi’s version forms the base of a sculpture, with a small golden rectangular spiral emerging from the box.

Little Kunoichi is kid-tested, kid-approved

Review of Sanae Ishida's newest children's book "Little Kunoichi"

‘How Does Anybody Become An Artist?’: An Interview with Allen Say

Interview with children's author and illustrator Allen Say.

‘Paradox of Place: Korean Contemporary Art’ is a beautifully curated exhibition

'Paradox of Place' is a beautifully curated exhibition, and the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s been given an extraordinary opportunity to share this with our region.

MUSES Fashion studio matches immigrants, refugees with opportunities

MUSES keeps students at heart of its mission

Four API children’s books reaffirm the power of imagination

A look at the movement for diversity in books