Little Anchor, a four-piece group led by Filipino American and Seattle native Alexa Cabellon, released its newest digital-only EP, titled “Yellow Lights.”
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)’s Seattle chapter attended the AAJA National Convention in Detroit this year and took home four awards.
The Thai Association of Washington (TAWA) held its third Annual Picnic and Health Fair at Woodland Park in Seattle.
The 2nd Annual Pinoy Reporter Tagumpay Awards took place at the SeaTac Hilton and honored Filipino Americans who are leaders in their respective communities, careers, and companies. Eighteen Filipinos were nominated for the awards, and 10, chosen in part through public voting, were recognized at the awards ceremony.
Christine Chen Velazquez and her husband, Richard, bid farewell to Seattle on Aug. 25 at a farewell party held at Boom Noodle in Bellevue. The Velazquezes are relocating to New York City, as Richard was recently tapped to be the senior director of innovation for PepsiCo.
Frank Irigon, a community activist, kicked off his campaign for Newcastle City Council, position 4, with a fundraiser and party at Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton.
The Tateuchi Foundation awarded a gift in the amount of $200,000 toward the Growing a Living Legacy Campaign for the Bellevue Botanical Garden, owned by the City of Bellevue. The gift will fund the Tateuchi Loop Trail, which is the primary pathway through the garden.
Margaret Dilloway, who is half Japanese, read from and signed copies of her debut novel, “How to Be an American Housewife,” at Bellevue Regional Library …
Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, which owns the largest archive of visual testimonies on the Japanese American WWII incarceration experience, was awarded two grants totaling $544,713 from the National Park Service Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) program …
The Japanese Cultural & Community Center (JCCCW) welcomes a new tenant, the Japan Agricultural Exchange Council – U.S. Branch. “TJ” Takashi Yoshikawa serves as the branch’s director …