By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The incarceration of Japanese Americans in concentration camps during World War II is in itself no secret. But as writer Tamiko Nimura asserted about her work on a new graphic novel of the camps, “I’m hoping that people inside and outside the Japanese American community will see that the […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly The short film “With Whom Shall We Live?” by Long Tran combines footage of Martin Luther King, Jr. and sound bites from Hồ Chí Minh relating to the Vietnam War, along with Vietnamese language oration, to broach the subject of Black and Asian Americans working together to fight racism. […]
It’s almost the summer of the Covid vaccine, and I’m real excited for it. It’s gonna be the summer of real sexy bangers because we can go outside now! It’s gonna be the summer where Sandra Oh just murders it while making us laugh.
“The sky blue of the ocean brings me my memories, I remember all the sky and clouds surrounding my emotions: sadness, hatefulness, happiness, loneliness and loveliness.”
Wing Luke Museum’s “Asian American Women Rising: NOT Your Model Minority” was a masterfully crafted webinar on May 22, with the goal of inspiring viewers to participate in our democracy for the purpose of ending hate and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), especially women.
It only took 24 years, but Mortal Kombat is back! So was it worth the wait? If you are a Mortal Kombat fan, then get over here! For the younger generation who are not familiar with the Mortal Kombat brand, it took center stage as a 2D fighting video game created by Midway.
Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West, won best picture on April 25 at the 93rd Academy Awards. Zhao, born in China, became the first woman of color to win best director and a historically diverse group of winners took home awards. The “Nomadland” victory, while […]
It began life as a garage for taxis, the space at 409 7th Avenue South in the Chinatown-International District (ID). It began hosting art and theater events in the 1980s.
By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Up-and-coming actors will sometimes claim to know a variety of skills to be considered for roles, but Olivia Liang set a boundary early in her career. “When I started off in the industry, people would ask me why martial arts wasn’t on my resume because it […]
Playing a Chinese mother in America—vivid, domineering, but secretly vulnerable—seems like child’s play to actress Pamelyn Chee. And by this point, it may well be. But to get there, she started acting as an actual child.