Kevin Kwan believes that America will embrace the “Crazy Rich Asians” movie, which is based on his best-selling novel of the same name. The Singaporean novelist was in Hong Kong recently to promote “Rich People Problems,” the third and last book in his “Crazy Rich” trilogy.
“I just love singing,” enthused Korean soprano Yeonji Lee, making her debut with Seattle Opera in the new production, “An American Dream.” “Singing makes me feel alive. Singing makes my heart beat. Particularly, I like singing because I’m using my whole body to create music.”
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Haikus With Hotties, a website and Twitter feed that brings you poetry you can read in two seconds from scorching Asian men, declared August as Hot Asian Men Awareness Month. Please keep that in mind as you read this column. And also, now you know why your summer was […]
After watching the movie, I am in consensus with Shannon Lee, daughter and CEO of Bruce Lee Company, who stated, “I think this film is a step backward for Asians in film, not to mention that the portrayal of Bruce Lee is inaccurate and insulting.
No, it’s not football or basketball. It’s Dota 2 (Defenders of the Ancient 2), The International, one of the “grand slams” for video game connoisseurs. Gamers, or esports as it is becoming more acceptable to call, made its annual stop in Seattle at KeyArena from Aug. 6–12.
Each year, Bloodworks Northwest helps over 55,000 patients receive life-saving blood transfusions. And the organization needs donations from people of diverse ethnic backgrounds. Last month, it met with Chinese community leaders from the greater Seattle area to discuss ways to boost community engagement.
Let’s face it — most of us are creatures of habit. So when my husband suggested we stay at an Airbnb for a recent and unexpected trip to Asia, I was more than a little hesitant. Who would want to give up fresh towels, concierge services, and those free little bottles of …
An India-based media technology company said it regrets the recent leak of an episode of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones” by four of its current and former employees.
Yin calls himself a “regular Bellevue city resident,” and says regular residents like him can still positively impact the city.
The daughter of one of Malaysia’s most powerful sultans married her Dutch fiance on Aug. 14 in a tradition-filled ceremony during a day of lavish celebrations witnessed by crowds of excited wellwishers. Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim, 31, the only daughter of the Sultan of Johor, tied the knot with Dennis Muhammad Abdullah, 28, […]