“Matilda” at the 5th Avenue: An Ambitious Undertaking

On August 25, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

“Matilda” marks the first show I’ve attended at the “5th Avenue Theater” since 2008.  Expectations were very high coming in.  The novel was a childhood favorite, and the musical adaptation has been a smash hit: Winner of 50 international awards including four Tony Awards® and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical,…

Miss Vietnam Seattle

On June 1, 2011, Posted by , In Neighborhood,Video,Vietnamese News, With No Comments

I finally got around to uploading the a local Miss Vietnam pageant from last month. For this event, I decided to go full ambient, since there were too many variables for speedlights. Click here to see the gallery. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit…

Fashion: Chance Urban & Casual Edition

On April 10, 2011, Posted by , In Fashion, With No Comments

Just got through with a fashion show for Chance: Where the Art of Fashion Innovates at Neighbors Nightclub by Seattle Central.  I’ve only attended a few local fashion shows in the past, but this was by far one of the best experiences that I’ve ever had.  The Seattle Fashion community…

Sea Beez Finale Party

On April 7, 2011, Posted by , In Thoughts,Video, With No Comments

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” -Churchill April 7th marked the end of Phase 1 of Sea Beez, a program designed to unite the ethnic media community. Sea Beez is a program…

Video: Pho-Natics Visit Pho So 1

On April 3, 2011, Posted by , In Food,Video, tagged in ,, , With No Comments

Update: This video was just featured on the Seattle Times home page, and now has over 1400 views on youtube. Last Monday, I got a call from the office, asking if I could drive down to a nearby Pho place to do a video report. Apparently, there’s local fan club…

Plate of Nations

On April 3, 2011, Posted by , In Food,Neighborhood, tagged in ,, , With No Comments

In a down economy, it’s important to support local businesses. The MLK Business Association recently launched a two week event called “Plate of Nations,” a special promotion where local restaurants come up with meal specials worth $8, $15, or $25. This gives people an excuse to sample restaurants that they…