Disney is casting two leads for the Disney performance, Mulan. If interested in auditioning, send in your photo and resume, if available, to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 6. Potential participants must be 18 by May 1, 2017, and must be available April through October of 2017. Those auditioning must be available for the entire shoot and […]
EDMONDS, WA — Nathaniel Cook, 26, of Edmonds, was awarded the bronze medal for his hand-crafted jade sculptures at Zi Gang Bei, an annual international jade carving exhibition held in Suzhou, China from Nov. 18–20. All of the nephrite jade Cook used in his sculptures was harvested from Washington state’s Cascade Mountains by local jade […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle says it will spend $250,000 to help address the needs of undocumented immigrants enrolled in the city’s public schools as well as their families. The decision was part of an executive order signed last week by Mayor Ed Murray. Murray says an “inclusive and equitable city cabinet,” made up of representatives […]
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.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Still dealing with frustration and sadness over the murder of International District Emergency Center (IDEC) Executive Director Donnie Chin, more than 50 residents and business owners in the Chinatown International District (CID) hoped to hear that local law enforcement officials have captured or are close to capturing those responsible for […]
By Tim Gruver Northwest Asian Weekly Having served Washington’s district 37 for nearly 18 years, Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos will be one of eight people to receive a lifetime achievement award as one of the Northwest Asian Weekly’s top contributors to the Asian community. Cindy Domingo, Chief of Staff to King County Councilmember Larry Gossett, […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly We’ve known him as Ambassador Gary Locke. We’ve known him as the governor of Washington state. Now, Locke has quietly been pursuing his latest role as private citizen. Inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address asking what citizens could do for their country, Locke’s altruistic aspirations began at […]
Some of the world’s best bridge players played against each other in a three-day Online Bridge World Cup from Oct. 31–Nov 2. Bill Gates was on the USA-BBO (Bridge Base Online) team, along with Bob Hamman, the world’s all-time top player; Jill Meyers, No. 2 all-time women’s champion; Sharon Osberg, a regular partner of Gates […]
The Seattle JACL was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Robert Chinn Foundation on Oct. 10 to stage a two-day workshop for young leaders in 2017. The grant was a part of a three pronged initiative to raise money for youth activities through a raise-the-paddle effort at annual Chapter Banquet, a direct mail appeal to […]