Explore Bruce Lee's Seattle legacy in 'A Dragon Lives Here'

Now open at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle

Bruce fans, get yourself to Seattle. The multi-year Do You Know Bruce? exhibition series at the Wing Luke Museum provides fresh and untold perspectives on Bruce Lee's life and his connection to Seattle. Part 4, A Dragon Lives Here, focuses on the martial arts icon's close local ties.

Bruce Lee spent some of his most formative years in Seattle -- learning English, attending university, meeting his future wife, and establishing his first martial arts studio. In this all-new exhibit, retrace Seattle locales special to Bruce Lee and get an up-close look at how this city also shaped his trailblazing approach.

"Bruce Lee is part of Seattle's legacy of entrepreneurship and innovation," says comedian and host of CNN's United Shades of America (and professed Bruce Lee superfan) W. Kamau Bell, who is featured in the museum's intro video for A Dragon Lives Here. "They may not know it yet, but they will: a dragon lives here."

I had the privilege of contributing an essay for A Dragon Lives Here, in addition to writing the exhibit panel text for the first three parts of Do You Know Bruce? This is an awesome series, and as a lifelong fan of Bruce Lee, it's been an honor to work on this project with the great folks at the Wing Luke Museum over the last four years. If you're in Seattle, be sure to check it out.

A Dragon Lives Here is now open at the Wing Luke Museum. For more information about the exhibit, go here.

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