Award-winning television producer and documentary filmmaker Shannon Gee has been appointed general manager of Seattle Channel. “Shannon brings a breadth of public media experience, including more than a decade as a producer, photographer, and editor at Seattle Channel,” said Jim Loter, director of digital engagement for the Ccity of Seattle. Gee joined Seattle Channel in […]
The new Chinese Consul General in San Francisco, Wang Donghua, visited Seattle on Sept. 15. He met with members of the local Chinese community, including Bing Gung Hall, Gee How Oak Tin, Soo Yuen Benevolent Association, Ng Family Association, and others. Wang attended a celebration of National Day (which is officially on Oct. 1) at […]
Kinokuniya Seattle celebrated the release of “Luis and Tabitha” on Sept. 15. Attendees were treated to a fun story time reading with the author Stephanie Campisi and illustrator Hollie Mengert. And Kinokuniya held its fall Artist Alley on Sept. 22. Yuuki Jia was one of the artists who showed off their work.
Representatives from various City of Seattle departments met with the Chinatown community on Sept. 18 at the Chong Wa Benevolent Association. Residents wanted to expressed their concerns over the homeless, garbage, public safety, and the Navigation Center.
This year’s Thai Festival Seattle, run completely by volunteers, took place last week at North Seattle College. The family-friendly event highlighted Thai culture through performances like traditional and contemporary music, dances, and theater — as well as food through cooking demonstrations. More than 80 vendors served authentic and fusion Thai food, drinks, and snacks. Porranee […]
Last week, GeekWire’s Jonathan Sposato and the Riveter’s Amy Nelson hosted a fundraiser and panel event, An Evening with Jane Fonda in Support of One Fair Wage (OFW). OFW is a campaign to eliminate sub-minimum wage for tipped workers. OFW believes by doing this, working families are supported. About 80 people attended and $60,000 was […]
Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA)’s 2018 Public Health Leadership Award has named Dr. Marguerite Ro as a winner of this year’s award. Ro is Chief of Assessment at King County Public Health. She has spearheaded and implemented health initiatives to achieve health equity among our nation’s most at-risk populations through better use of data, […]
Lena Hou is showcasing her singing talents and patriotism by singing the national anthem at various events this month. Hou sang at the Washington State Republican Party’s annual dinner on Sept. 12. She also auditioned, was a grand prize winner, and performed the national anthem live on Sept. 13 at the Washington State Fair. This […]
The Chinese Institute of Engineers Seattle hosted its annual convention on Sept. 8 at the Westin Bellevue. The event featured a special tribute to the late Edwin Mah “Ed” Lee — the first and only Asian American mayor of San Francisco, and Seattle native. Jenette Ramos, a Boeing senior vice president, gave the keynote speech. […]
The Korean American Coalition – Washington (KAC-WA) empowered, elevated, and fed the community with 120 pounds of kalbi at the 10th Annual Korean BBQ Cook Off on Sept. 1. KAC-WA took home 2nd place, while the 1st place winner was Korean American Health Professionals Association. Korean American Bar Association took 3rd place.