Formidable & Loved Part ii: Conversations on Identity & Belonging

I love using food metaphor. With that, I love 'setting the table' for friends and strangers to feast and feel safe enough to have meaningful and courageous conversations. On the evening of August 17th in downtown Seattle, I had the immense delight and privilege to 'set the table' for people to bear witness to a …

“Formidable & Loved: The Story of a Migrant”

FREE ADMISSION. Invite your friends! Through music, storytelling, and poetry, we will explore the dynamics and issues exclusive to the minority experience in the United States. While it is necessary to talk about immigration, systemic oppression, stereotypes, etc., we easily get "in our heads" with these matters and still miss the person's face by focusing …

Holy Saturday, ‘Homecoming: a film by Beyoncé,’ and an ode to the forsaken

I reckon a handful of people will call me sacrilegious as I make the connection between Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé and Holy Saturday. And yet, without a hint of doubt: watching the film during Holy Week felt no less timely and well-suited. In Homecoming, I was mesmerized by a legend whose formidable force did not …