Reviews and Blog Posts: Japanese American

Plaza Voices: the Art of Ikebana

Still from Case Drury's video "Seiko"

Check out this beautiful video from Case Drury, featuring ikebana artist Seiko Yoshikawa sharing her skills in the Japanese art of flower arranging.

Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world : a novel

by Haruki Murakami

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This book has grown on me the longer it has been since I read it. It seems like he delved into his more fantastic side.

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

by Jamie Ford

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Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a beautifully told story of one of America's most shameful times in history. It's told from the point of view of Henry, a young Chinese boy in Seattle at the onset of WWII who befriends a Japanese classmate named Keiko. As...

Yoko Ono : collector of skies

by Nell Beram

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John Lennon once described Yoko Ono as "the world's most famous unknown artist”.  Art critic Arthur C. Danto observed, “Her fame made her almost impossible to see.”
Now authors Nell Beram and Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky tell the inspiring story of this often misunderstood artist, musician and filmmaker in their book, Yoko...

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