Denzel Washington, Matt Damon, and Melissa McCarthy have all trained in Filipino martial arts (FMA) for action roles in movies. It’s an art that is known for self-defense techniques and the bluntness of its attacks.
When small business owners need expert repair, be it plumbing or electrical work, if they’re skilled, they DIY, or they call in the experts — the plumber or electrician.
The Ethnic Seattle Holiday Pop-up Market on Nov. 26 at Hing Hay Park featured local minority and immigrant owned businesses. Seahawks legends Steve Largent and Walter Jones signed autographs, took photos, and handed out swag.
“Sky on Fire” stars fast-rising Hong Kong action actor Daniel Wu (originally from California).
Moana is the first Disney film to depict Polynesian culture, and activists had been voicing their concerns for months that the movie would be an inaccurate portrayal of their culture.
As Troy Osaki stepped into the spotlight, a hush fell over the audience. As he started to speak, the tension clenched, started to build. His voice and how he relayed his words, at first moderated and methodic, ramped up in speed, momentum, and emotion, and he said:
At a young age, Sili Savusa was exposed to community work through her parents. As a result of a hurricane in Samoa in the 1970s, her parents did a lot of organizing to help with the relief of those affected. Through that work and the ability to help the community, her parents started the first Samoa nonprofit agency.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It was 1986, and Kim Pham was a new University of Washington grad, though not a typical one. He was 36 years old, a husband, the father to three young children, and a Vietnamese refugee. To support his family post-graduation, he worked at Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., a now-defunct shipyard […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “Boxers” By Gene Luen Yang First Second, 2013 It’s 1898, and foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the Chinese countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao, a young man living with his father and two brothers, has had enough and decides to do something about it. He joins — […]
By Wayne Chan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Well, now I’ve done it. I didn’t think I would. Actually, I was sure I wouldn’t. I’ve got too much on my plate already. I wouldn’t be able to do it justice. Even if I wanted to, I just don’t have the time, so no way. It’s just not […]