A Little Shop with A Lot of Wisdom

For over twenty years, Rigdzin Tingkhye has run his small Tibetan shop, Pema Kharpo, in Seattle—with the goal to buy and sell consciously. This story was produced for broadcast on Seattle Channel in the weekly show CityStream. Nestled in a row of shops and restaurants in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood, is the city’s oldest Tibetan boutique gift shop. In…

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Memories of a Cuban Childhood Colors Artist’s Work

Artist Juan Alonso-Rodríguez moved to Seattle from Miami more than 35 years ago. But much of the work he creates in his sunlit studio in Pioneer Square hearkens back to a more distant past.

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Interview with producers of American Experience documentary “The Boys of ’36”

On making of ‘The Boys of ’36’ documentary.

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Writing an American Story: Playwright Yussef El Guindi

Yussef El Guindi flips through the pages of his newest play. Seated next to the director, he follows along with the actress who is rehearsing her lines in the small rehearsal room at Theatre Puget Sound. The play, set to open in Seattle, is Collaborator — a one-woman show in which the character, an American…

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Meet the Filmmaker: Rubaiyat Hossain, Writer & Director of ‘Under Construction’

On being a woman director in a fledgling film industry.

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Interview: Music of Art and Toni Mineo for the 1962 World’s Fair

This is one of the first interviews that I did for KCTS 9, many years ago. Toni Mineo speaks about creating the space age theme music for the 1962 Worlds Fair that took place in Seattle. The famous Seattle landmark the Space Needle and the surrounding Seattle Center was built specifically for the World’s Fair.…

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