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KBCS Summer Fund Drive

The on-air portion of our Summer Fund Drive has come to an end, but there's still time to help KBCS reach its fund drive goal before June 30th! Please make your contribution today and thank you in advance!

$40,000 Goal

81.28%

Drive ends: June 30, 2022

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Executive Director Beth Takekawa Retires From Wing Luke Museum

 
 

Beth Takekawa, the Executive Director of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is retiring after 24 years of leadership.

Takekawa reflects on the importance of a museum where stories  are gathered and shared from the Asian Pacific American community’s perspective.

Thank you to the South Seattle Emerald for partnership on a print version of this story.

Producer: Yuko Kodama

Photo: Courtesy of Sharon Maeda

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COVID 19 Impacts on the Seattle Chinatown International District

As Governor Jay Inslee made the announcement to close all restaurants to in house dining, we turn our focus to Seattle’s Chinatown International District.  This neighborhood felt the impacts of the COVID 19 outbreak weeks before the mainstream public experienced the pinch.  What’s more, find out how small immigrant businesses in the International District suffer from the timing of the virus during Chinese New Year festivities.

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