Refugee Artisan Initiative (RAI), a local nonprofit, is looking to sell 1,500 VOTE masks by Nov. 3, on Election Day.
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu officially announced on Sept. 15 that she is mounting a campaign for mayor.
Robert Wilson painted an mural in the Chinatown International District to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Mooncake Festival, on Oct. 1.
Outgoing Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) President Rajeev Majumdar awarded James Doane the 2020 WSBA President’s Award during a Zoom meeting of the WSBA Board of Governors on Sept. 18.
Chinese American director Chloé Zhao has won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival for her film “Nomadland,” a documentary-influenced road movie starring Frances McDormand about a group of down-on-their-luck van dwellers roaming America. Zhao is the first woman to win the prize in a decade. Sofia Coppola won it in 2010 for […]
By unanimous vote on Sept. 9, the Seattle Public School Board of Directors approved the renaming of South Lake High School to Alan T. Sugiyama High School at South Lake. Al Sugiyama’s daughters, Mari and Alysa, said the school is exactly the kind “our dad would have been proud to be a part of.” Sugiyama, […]
Naomi Osaka won her second U.S. Open championship on Sept. 12 after defeating Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. Osaka is the first Asian player, male or female, to win three Grand Slam titles (China’s Li Na won two). Osaka is also the first woman to come back from a set down in the U.S. Open […]
On Sept. 14 on Good Morning America, Lay’s announced its Smile with Lays Campaign benefiting Operation Smile. Hoan Do of Seattle, an American Ninja Warrior city finalist, is one of 30 individuals selected to be featured on Lay’s chip bags that showcase their story and the impact they are making in their local communities. Do […]
HBO announced on Sept. 9 the three finalists for the fourth annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries, a short film competition that showcases cinematic storytellers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. The three winning films exemplified this year’s competition theme: “Breaking Barriers.” Filmmakers Johnson Cheng (“Lonely Blue Night”), Thomas Percy Kim (“Si”), and Tiffany So (“Fine […]
YouTube star Lloyd Cafe Cadena died of a heart attack just days after he tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an update from his family. Cadena’s death was first announced on Sept. 4, but his family shared a second update on Sept. 6. “There are simply no words to express our heartfelt thanks for […]