By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly 12 years without sex is a long time.
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly The red curtain rises, the music begins to swell, and the audience is
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Chinese Post will celebrate its 30th anniversary on April 22. The Seattle Chinese Post was founded by publisher Assunta Ng in 1982.
By Shelley Seale for Northwest Asian Weekly “They Call It Myanmar” is the story of Burma, told with stunning footage shot clandestinely over a two-year period by filmmaker Robert H. Lieberman. The film provides an astonishing and intimate look at what has been one of the most isolated countries in the world, showing the everyday […]
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Now that the Lunar New Year festivities are over, where can one find a jubilant event that the entire family can participate in? Where can one relish Western classical music performed alongside contemporary Asian compositions by world-class musicians, book-ended by an exhilarating showcase of traditional dance, drumming, and music?
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly As part of the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s “Painting Seattle” exhibit, canvases by Kamekichi Tokita occupy one showroom wall. Works from Kenjiro Nomura are exhibited on the opposite wall. The two men, friends, co-workers, and Japanese American Issei chroniclers of their hometown, shared much but also diverged as they […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Bestselling author Amy Chua walked toward the microphone and podium. She stood in front of a bookshelf labeled “Collector Editions” to share her thoughts — on everything. “I was misunderstood,” said the proud, strict mother and author of The New York Times bestseller “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Jan. 23 marks the first day of the Lunar New Year, and this year happens to be the Year of the Dragon. Occupying the fifth position in the Chinese Zodiac, the dragon is the mightiest of the signs.
By Terence Chea The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. — Tyler Thompson is an unlikely star in the world of Chinese opera. The Black teenager from Oakland has captivated audiences in the United States and China with his ability to sing pitch-perfect Mandarin and perform the ancient Chinese art form.
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly Consider the 1961 classic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” where Mickey Rooney, a white actor, portrays Audrey Hepburn’s Japanese neighbor, Mr. Yanioshi. This depiction is a prime example of “yellowface,” or the caricaturing of Asians — much like blackface was to Blacks.