April Dickinson ate with her hands. She was dining out with her family and forgot to bring her personal set of reusable utensils. Refusing to use the disposable utensils at the restaurant, Dickinson improvised.
“I think of myself as a human first, rather than as an Asian American.” The 15-year-old helps his parents at their Chinese tea shop in the International District. He was born in Seattle and is a second generation Chinese American.
When this human bundle of energy walks into a room in the International District, everyone takes notice.
Comcast launched a specially curated content collection on May 1, of Asian American shows, movies, music and podcasts in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The 2,500 hours of content is accessible to all Xfinity X1 customers across platforms and includes hit K-Drama series, “The Fiery Priest”; box office hit, “Lost in […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE — Keiro Northwest announced on May 8 that it is closing several of its programs, citing “significant financial challenges over the last decade, triggered by the Medicaid Shortfall of 2008-2010.” “We have done everything in our power to continue to deliver the full range of services offered by Keiro […]
In the new Seattle Opera Center, a quote by the Opera’s founder, Glynn Ross, reads in part, “We are not custodians of the old order. We are not curators of establishment art. We must be oriented towards the future…”
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Yang Gang came to Seattle on a sun-filled Friday afternoon at Gas Works Park, as Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s campaign visited Seattle. In addition to speaking to a throng of followers, Yang followed up the May 3 appearance with a fundraiser at China Harbor Restaurant. According to […]
On the way to her office, she must pass under the ranked row of photographs — former superintendents. They seem to glower across the lobby of the Seattle School District’s main office, as if unhappy and cognizant of the short tenure each served. Her predecessor served for four years. Many served less. Some only served for one year.
An audience of 200 gathered to hear insights from storyteller and author Thi Bui on her graphic novel, “The Best We Could Do.” The event was facilitated by local Seattleite and Vietnamese community member Julie Pham.
A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges that a 66-year-old Chinese immigrant man was killed in August 2018 as a result of two Issaquah police officers using excessive force when none was justified.