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 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 […]
Rainier Valley Corps (RVC), which promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaborations between diverse communities, is looking for a capacity-building coach to join its team. The position is a 30-hour per week job and part of its responsibilities includes providing culturally responsive, customized executive […]
Mayor Edward Murray invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board. The seven-member ISRD Board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements, and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods director for all properties within the ISRD. The goals of […]
Hing Hay Coworks, a nonprofit community gathering and work space in the Chinatown/ID hosted a food drive and kickoff dinner celebration at Tai Tung Restaurant on Nov. 12. Fifty people were in attendance at the event. The food drive benefits the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Food Bank and runs through Dec. 23. The […]