By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly A pleasant energy was in the air as audience members settled into their seats for the 7th Annual Asian/Pacific Islander Candidate Forum on Oct. 9 in the International District (ID). There was a collective feeling of excitement that participants were getting better informed in order to make the most […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The fourth Democratic debate took place on Oct. 15 in Westerville, Ohio and Andrew Yang took a swipe at Microsoft when engaging in a conversation about breaking up Big Tech. Yang, who has worked as a tech entrepreneur, referenced Bing while answering a question about the proper level of oversight […]
Classical music pianist Lang Lang played at Benaroya Hall on Oct. 9 for a one-night-only concert with the Seattle Symphony. Over 2,300 people attended. Heralded by the New York Times as “the hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang Lang performed an evening recital of classical masterworks, including Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and […]
Denise Louie Education Center raised $190,000 during its annual dinner and auction on Oct. 12. The event celebrated 41 years of providing early learning and family support services to King County’s low-income, immigrant, and refugee community. Former Washington First Lady Mona Lee Locke was the keynote speaker, and Judy Yu and Mary’s Place were recognized […]
The 7th Annual Asian/Pacific Islander Candidate Forum hosted candidates for election races for King County Council, Port of Seattle Commissioner, and Seattle School Board on Oct. 9 at the International District/Chinatown Community Center. Chinese Information Service Center Executive Director Michael Itti moderated, along with other organizers such as APACE Votes and the International Community Health […]
Chinese Information Service Center (CISC) and the Global Federation of Chinese Business Women of Seattle hosted a Singing Fundraising Gala at China Harbor Restaurant late last month. The event raised $34,500 to benefit CISC’s programs which help immigrants make the transition to their new life here. CISC also provides a broad range of social, family, […]
The town of Cary, N.C. elected its first Asian American to the Town Council on Oct. 8. First-time candidate Ya Liu immigrated to the United States from China in 2003 for graduate studies and quickly found a home in Cary, where she and her husband have three children. More than 15 percent of Cary residents […]
Where Beauty Lies, the newest exhibition at the Wing Luke Museum, takes on the topic of beauty, particularly as it pertains to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
John ChenJohn Chen is the CEO Geoteaming. A self-proclaimed “extreme leader,” John climbs mountains, walks on fire, swims with dolphins, rides Harleys, and snowboards out of helicopters.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Earlier this month, Seattle Police Department (SPD) head, Chief Carmen Best, and SPD Assistant Chief of the Criminal Investigations Bureau, Deanna Nollette, sat down to an interview with Northwest Asian Weekly to talk about some pressing concerns that the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) community has about public safety and more. […]