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Pho Bac Súp Shop: where chaos meets creativity
8 months ago

Pho Bac Súp Shop: where chaos meets creativity

by Tiffany Ran May 2, 2018

A spring shower descended outside Pho Bac Súp Shop, flooding the restaurant with diners on a chilly Friday evening. Yenvy Pham, who runs Súp …
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Soul Societies program combines Storytelling & Art to preserve cultural heritage
9 months ago

Soul Societies program combines Storytelling & Art to preserve cultural heritage

By Kelly Guava Jelly March 14, 2018

It was a particularly cold and wet Wednesday evening in January but the community room inside the Claremont Apartments on Rainier Ave was …
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Testing the International District’s Boundaries: A Walk Toward Belonging
9 months ago

Testing the International District’s Boundaries: A Walk Toward Belonging

By Milan Chang March 7, 2018

Editor’s introduction: We are excited to present a new column: Milan’s Musing. In this series, Milan will share his personal exploration into modern Asian …
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Tacos Chukis shows how an improbable dream became reality
10 months ago

Tacos Chukis shows how an improbable dream became reality

By Bao Nguyen February 27, 2018

I can clearly remember my first time having tacos at Tacos Chukis. It was on a date several years ago – my second or …
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Art and cultural projects hope to cement Little Saigon’s historic presence
10 months ago

Art and cultural projects hope to cement Little Saigon’s historic presence

By Kelly Guava Jelly and Bao Nguyen February 13, 2018

Walking around Seattle’s Little Saigon now is like visiting an open air exhibit dedicated to the people and culture that …
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Día de los Muertos: Honoring Life, Celebrating Death
1 year ago

Día de los Muertos: Honoring Life, Celebrating Death

By Carla Bell October 24, 2017

Many of us shrug at this holiday and think to ourselves, “Oh, I’m sure it’s basically the same as Halloween by another name. …
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Seattle’s Diwali Festival of Lights: Ancient Tradition Meets Family Fun
1 year ago

Seattle’s Diwali Festival of Lights: Ancient Tradition Meets Family Fun

By Mark Schlienz October 17, 2017

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, comes to the Seattle Center Armory on Saturday, October 21. All performances and activities are free. Also free …
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The Sticky Rice Project Storybook Helps Vietnamese Community ‘Stick’ Together
1 year ago

The Sticky Rice Project Storybook Helps Vietnamese Community ‘Stick’ Together

Jessica Boyd August 31, 2017

Hungry? Lilian Võ has you covered. Through her latest initiative, The Sticky Rice Project, Võ served the Vietnamese American community a fresh take on intergenerational …
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Reflecting on Tommy Le’s death: How Vietnamese Communities Practice Radical Justice and Love
1 year ago

Reflecting on Tommy Le’s death: How Vietnamese Communities Practice Radical Justice and Love

By Jessica Boyd August 17, 2017

Let’s start by saying his name and reflecting on the fact that Tommy Le, a young man from our community, your community, this community, …
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Majority of Chinatown-ID residents oppose MHA at town hall meeting
1 year ago

Majority of Chinatown-ID residents oppose MHA at town hall meeting

Nick Turner July 24, 2017

The Memorial Hall of the Nisei Veterans Committee in Little Saigon was once used for kendo practice. Kids from the neighborhood would dawn the mesh …
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