The Office of Social Responsibility OSR of the Port of Seattle celebrated its 10th anniversary at its headquarter on Feb. 19. Port Commissioners Stephanie Bowman, Peter Steinbrueck, Fred Felleman and Executive Director Stephen Mentruck were present. Over 60 guests attended. Founded by former Port CEO Tay Yoshitani, OSR works to promote social impact, recommend policy, […]
Seattle’s metro area has already been hit by three snowstorms in February, making it the snowiest month in Seattle in more than 50 years. The snowiest month on record was January 1950 when the region received 57.2 inches.
Fashion reigned at the ACRS Holiday Party earlier this month, where staff modeled Gary Tang creations. Photos by Tam Vo
Held on Dec. 7 at the House of Hong. Over 300 people attended. The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation met its goal of raising $200,000 for the UW Scholarship Endowment. The event marks noteworthy achievements of local Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders. Photos by George Liu & Rebecca Ip
A coalition of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community organizations hosted the 6th annual API Candidates and Issues Forum at ACRS on Oct. 11. Established in 2012, the API Candidates and Issues Forum’s goal is to “provide an educational, nonpartisan forum for API civic engagement where electoral candidates and initiatives are treated fairly and provided […]
Dozens of candidates attended the 9th Annual Ethnic Media Candidates Meet and Greet on Sept. 24 at Joyale Seafood Restaurant. It was an opportunity for 19 political candidates to meet with the local ethnic media and multicultural businesses.
On July 28, thousands of people showed up to watch more than 100 parade units march, float, and dance in celebration of Seattle. Now in it’s 69th year, the Torchlight Parade highlights and celebrates communities from the greater Seattle’s diverse cultural landscape including Sikhs of Washington and many more. PHOTOS BY JOHN LIU
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade on July 22, a sanctioned Seafair event. The parade featured lion and dragon dances, and many more local community groups from the Greater Seattle area. PHOTOS BY GEORGE LIU
On July 14 and 15, Seattle’s Chinatown/International District hosted Dragon Fest, an event that featured numerous cultural performances — including dragon and lion dances, Japanese musicians, martial arts groups, Asian drill team performers, and even break dancers. Crowds flocked to the ID to participate in the popular $3 Food Walk — with over 45 local […]
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