After a 28-year run of the most classic Broadway show of all time, the New York production of The Phantom of the Opera has made history this year by recruiting the first Asian American Christine, Ali Ewoldt.
Imagine an orchestra of girls from Japan performing with musicians from Washington.
Hang on, Filharmaniacs! The Filharmonic are returning to Western Washington on May 12 to perform at the University of Washington’s Tacoma campus, and on May 13, at South Puget Sound College.
The ninja warriors were fierce, focused, and fun-driven. Kids between ages 6 and 18 leapt, scampered, swung, climbed, and grappled their way to the finish line on a 130-foot, indoor, inflatable obstacle course.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Way back in high school, I had already decided that I would live in Japan one day. It wasn’t enough to simply vacation there, I wanted to fully experience life in Japan.” That’s Lucas Kelleher, current Seattle resident, originally from Iowa. The author of “Shakotan Blue,” a memoir assembled […]
“I’m a dynamo as a boar,” said Mikiko MacAdams, a Japanese scenic designer.
She is visiting Seattle from New York as a designer for the sets of “Brownsville Song (b-side for tray),” a play that is being performed through April 24 at the Seattle Repertory Theatre.
Japanese American Fred Korematsu (1919–2005), a Nisei, made American legal history in 1942. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, he fought against his government-mandated internment in a camp.
“I’m not a white male comedian.” Ed Hill knows himself. Hill, a Taiwanese Canadian, travels all over the world making people laugh. The CanAsian is embarking on a new venture as he simultaneously plans on recording his second comedy album later this month at the Columbia Center Theater in Seattle.
During an hour-long break, five tired-looking Japanese girls logged onto Skype because they had a press interview with Northwest Asian Weekly. …
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly Jane Chu, the head of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), got a first-hand look at diversity through the arts at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum on Feb. 17. Chu’s Chinese name is Ji Jen, which means virtue and integrity. She was born in Shawnee, Okla., to Chinese immigrants […]