The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience teamed up with the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, InterIm Community Development Association, and the U.S. Forest Service – Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest to bring the neighborhood BioBlitz and Family Fun Day on May 21.
The Bellevue Arts Museum gave us an exclusive preview on May 19 of Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair and Balance and Tension: The Furniture of Seth Rolland. The exhibition (May 20–Aug 14) explores the 50-year history of the fashion spectacle that redefined concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans. Photos […]
This festival featured spectacular dances and artists from around the state, visual arts, hands-on activities, and the always popular Hum Bow Eating Contest with local celebrities.
The 2016 Tomodachi Luncheon on March 24 honored former Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta and the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. In his speech, Mineta, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 20 years, recalled advocating for redress legislation in 1987, which was eventually passed by Congress. As Secretary of Transportation for the Bush administration, […]
Nearly 500 guests attended the Wing Luke Asian Museum’s Annual Dinner & Auction on March 26. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Seattle Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim, Seattle First Gentleman Michael Shiosaki, and San Francisco First Lady Anita Lee were among the attendees. The event raised approximately $480,000, exceeding the goal of […]
Children celebrate the Lunar New Year with parade in Chinatown. On Saturday, Feb. 13, children of all ages lined up outside the doors of Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW), anticipating the start of the NWAW Children’s Parade and Costume Contest. Tied first place winners Vivian Zhao and Perry Jones received $100. Second prize winner Caitlin Watanabe […]
On Feb. 6, Northwest Asian Weekly and the Seattle Chinese post threw their inaugural Lunar New Year Fashion Show and Contest at the House of Hong. Prizes were provided through generous sponsors and donors: Fortune Casino, Northwest Asian Weekly, Ben Bridge, and Lee & Lee, PS 1st: Model Starla Sampaco, Miss Teen Washington USA 2014; […]
Photos by Steve MacIntyre
Photos by George Liu/NWAW
It was a warm reception for Chinese President Xi Jinping Sept. 22. The welcoming committee included Jay Inslee, Gary Locke, Mayor Ed Murray, along with other mayors from the Northwest. Media was certainly present, but it was specified that photo-taking be restricted. (end) An interesting fact: the jet the President and First Lady arrived on […]