The Northwest Asian Weekly teamed up with Seattle City Light, Waste Management and Alaska Airlines to bring environmental awareness through the 3rd Annual Recycling Fashion Contest on July 16.
Nickolas Vassili, the writer and director of “The United States of China,” stepped in front of the gathered crowd to give some background on the work. This was Friday night, July 8, at the Palladium at Hale’s Brewery, the first of three nights for the play. He explained that he was inspired to write from the film “Network,” invoking the famous line from the film, “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.”
Geeman Yip, founder and CEO of BitTitan, has been in the news quite a bit this past month. The company closed $15 million in venture capital funding from TVC Capital and Tao Capital Partners, and was recognized in Seattle Business Magazine as the best company in the region to work for.
South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo carries a reputation as his country’s Woody Allen. Unlike Woody Allen, he’s never dated or married his stepdaughter, nor been caught up in child abuse allegations. But Hong makes films about older men, usually filmmakers like himself, chasing after younger women. In real life, he’s reportedly dating his leading lady from “Right Now, Wrong Then,” Kim Min-hee, who’s 34 to his 54.
When was the last time you noticed the sign on your favorite restaurant or coffee shop’s bathroom? You might have seen changes recently.
How does an American woman who doesn’t speak Japanese manage to run a traditional Japanese guest house called a ryokan?
Johnnie To’s “Three” opens with a surgery. Scheduled surgery, emergency surgery, the action doesn’t make it clear which — possibly some of both — with the circumstances left unstated.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Sgt. Wing Woo is being treated at Harborview Medical Center, after being airlifted from Hawaii on June 30. Woo was bodysurfing with his 14-year-old son, while vacationing in Maui on June 24, when a wave wiped him. Wing hit his head on the ocean floor. He was knocked unconscious before […]
For six years, Wen has lived in an orphanage in rural China. She was left at the gate when she was only 5 and in all those years, the only person she considers family is her best friend, Shu Ling, the girl who befriended her the day she arrived.
A 2012 South Seattle College graduate and Seattle native is serving with a U.S. Navy electronic attack squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the EA-18G Growler.