She wanted to make an autobiographical drama about the time when, in 2013, her family learned that her grandmother in China, affectionately called Nai Nai, had stage 4 lung cancer and was given three months to live. The grim diagnosis was kept from Nai Nai, a somewhat common approach to death and dying in China.
Y’all, “Stuber” did not get good reviews at all, and it also bombed at the box office over the weekend.
Ash Mayfair, born and raised in Vietnam and schooled in film at New York University, chose a story from her own family tree for her striking debut feature, “The Third Wife.”
A vigil to remember Donnie Chin will be held on July 23, four years after he was murdered. Hosted by the Chin family, International District Emergency Center (IDEC), and the Wing Luke Museum, the vigil will take place at Canton Alley at 8 p.m.
When the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Championship last month, Lin became the first Asian American to win an NBA title.
Imagine for a minute that you don’t know who your mother is. Now imagine that you are that mother, and you don’t know what became of your daughter.
Tyler: “Dad,” holding up a pen. “Do you need this anymore?”
Me: “No, go ahead,” I replied.
To hug or not to hug, that is the question. Nancy Lee, the life enrichment director at Aegis Gardens, an Asian-themed retirement community in Newcastle, Wash., has to decide daily when and how to hug Asian residents.
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly There were tears throughout the room as the campaign volunteer on the screen said, “We have a lot of work to do. The primary has ended. The injustice has not.” The event was a special screening of Netflix’s documentary, “Knock Down the House,” at the Riveter in Capitol Hill. […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Vancouver, B.C.-based comedian Ed Hill released his latest comedy album, Son of Smiley, in June. The live album, recorded in front of an audience in Vancouver, highlights the comedian’s wit and observational humor on relationships and family. Originally from Taiwan, Ed had been touring Canada and the United States […]