For David Kang, an Asian American casting director and producer, his path to Hollywood has been anything but conventional.
Archives for September 2016
The Chinese “I Ching,” sometimes known as the “Book of Changes,” is an ancient divination text, sometimes treated as a work of philosophy, and one of the best-known Chinese texts in the West.
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly The two-yard gains Toshiko Hasegawa had hoped for may or may not have happened at the third meeting of the Joint Legislative Task Force on the Use of Deadly Force in Community Policing. The agenda looked promising — it included a roundtable discussion on whether or not to […]
InterIm CDA and a group of health and community organizations released the 2020 Healthy Community Action Plan on Sept. 21 — to address the housing, public health, social services, and economic development challenges of Seattle’s Chinatown International District (ID). Residents reported experiencing chronic stress, feeling threatened by violence and crime, social isolation, and sedentary lifestyles […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly With little over a month to go before the general elections, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced his Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee on Sept. 25. Hossein Khorram, of Washington, a Muslim and immigrant from Iran, was among the men and women elected to the committee. Trump and Governor Mike […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly Contradictions and paradoxes. That’s one of the first things Dr. Shouan Pan noticed about Seattle since he moved to the Emerald City more than two months ago to head Seattle Colleges (SC) as its new chancellor. Born and raised in Mainland China, Pan replaced Chancellor Jill Wakefield, who retired […]
By Brandon Hadi Northwest Asian Weekly Take a deep breath. You’re about to embark on a journey of a lifetime — going to college. Brimming with anticipation and excitement, prolonged by a long summer, you’re ready to take on the next chapter. “Don’t forget to focus on school!” caution family and friends. You’ve made it […]
Dr. Christopher Kodama is a man on a relationship-building mission.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Over two-thousand people gathered at the WaMu Theater at CenturyLink Field on Sept. 23 for a celebration and remembrance in honor of “Uncle Bob Santos.” Santos, 82, died on Aug. 27. U.S. District Court Judge Richard A. Jones, who served as emcee, welcomed the crowd and said, “If for one […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Meekong Bar opened only eight months ago, but its food quality has soared like an eagle recently. Located in Belltown, I was at Meekong’s grand opening in March, and I ordered take-out. At the time, I thought that the restaurant needed time to get its act together. I was […]