Welcome to the first Apop! column of 2017! A lot has changed since we were last together. Read on to find out what’s happened in the new year.
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Intro: Maya Lin successfully crosses over from being an architect to an artist and environmentalist, and through all her work, she makes you aware of your surroundings and gain a different perspective. Simplicity is the crowning reward of art. Maya Lin, an artist, architect, and environmentalist, finds her way […]
Jackie Chan movies come complete with standard expectations. You need Jackie Chan, of course — charming, modest, awkward, and ready to kick butt as always.
Our parents always have a story about how they met. They may not share it with their children, and they may not share all of it. But a story always lies in the past.
For the last few months, you may have seen previews for a comedy biopic based on the book, Hidden Figures, written Margot Lee Shetterly.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly This year is the year of the fire rooster. Roosters are observant people guided by instinct and intuition. Never ones to dwell too long over worries, roosters are hard-working in nature and have a strong concept of time. However, this also means they can be short-tempered and bothered by […]
Classical pianist Kevin Ahfat, appearing Jan. 19, 20, and 26 at the Seattle Symphony’s Shostakovich Festival, hails from Canada. But he claims an intriguing variety of cultural backgrounds.
Our family usually has a Christmas tradition of watching a movie together on Christmas Day.
Have you heard of Vietgone? That’s what my friend asked me over Facebook messenger.
This documentary about Japan’s greatest film actor doesn’t start off with a flourish of praise and clips from the life and work of Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997), legendary for his portrayals of samurai and other madmen.