Author Archive for Yennie Lee

Righting Wongs

Dropped stitches in knitting are mistakes; they create gaps and destroy the integrity of a garment. And if they aren’t fixed when noticed, dropped stitches will unravel, producing more problems than solutions. Christina Wong used this metaphor of knitted mistakes…

It’s a No Grow

As bulbs emerge from the muddy thaw of winter and tight buds loosen their petals on tree branches, the dormant 61st Street Community Garden waits to be cultivated for another growing season in Woodlawn. And as members of the 61st…

Hip-Hop under the Big Top

The Soul Circus Divas circled around the ring, grooving along to Rihanna’s “Don’t Stop the Music” as their roaring audience’s applause swelled with frenetic excitement. Accenting their performance with impressive headstands and choreographed dances, the Divas amazed the crowd with…