On April 24, community members came together at the Westin Hotel in Seattle to celebrate Ron Sims, King County Executive and soon-to-be deputy secretary of Housing and Urban Development, at an event called “Ron Sims Appreciation Soiree.”
The Great Leader, Great Mentor Reception was held at the World Trade International Center in Seattle on April 8 by National Urban Fellows (NUF).
Author and activist David Suzuki made an appearance at Seattle Town Hall on April 7 as part of Puget Sound Earth Month, which was organized by People for Puget Sound.
The Dance for World Healing, a group that features multiphonic singing by 10 Tibetan monks, appeared at Kilworth Memorial Chapel at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma on April 11.
“Cooking from the Heart: The Hmong Kitchen in America,” by Sami Scripter and Sheng Yang, is the first cookbook of its kind. Simple, earthy, fiery, and fresh, Hmong food is still a fairly unknown Southeast Asian cuisine in the United States.
In Oysterville, squirrels sing like birds and raccoons roam like bears, according to renowned mainland Chinese writers Qingbang Liu and Yinong Xiao.
Earlier this month, plaintiff Duc Tran won his defamation lawsuit against five fellow Vietnamese in Thurston County. The reason for the suit? The defendants accused him of being a Communist sympathizer …
I appreciated the interview with Bai Ling (April 18, issue 17) — I love that girl. I just wish she would have commented on her role in “Beautiful Country.” …
This week is bittersweet for Northwest Asian Weekly. Ellen Abellera, executive director of Washington state’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA), recently retired from the organization …
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Acclaimed movie actor and host of the Food Network’s “Iron Chef America” Mark Dacascos was the host at the Wing Luke Asian Museum’s Year of New Beginnings Dinner and Auction. The event took place on April 4 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. It featured local chefs Gerold […]