“Be a nice person, and always surround yourself with good people, too. When the going gets tough, we all need encouragement and support. Keep people in your life that you trust and who lift your spirits. They may need to lean on you one day, too.” — Kathleen O’Toole Chief of Police, Seattle Police Department […]
Over 80 people attended an AAPI community welcome reception for the new Seattle Colleges Chancellor on Sept. 20 at Joyale Seafood Restaurant.. The event was Dr. Peter Ku’s (Chancellor from 1998 to 2003) idea. A committee was formed and the reception became a reality, thanks to planning members Maria Lamarca Anderson, Michael Lock, May Lukens, […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly teamed up with Seattle City Light, Waste Management and Alaska Airlines to bring environmental awareness through the 3rd Annual Recycling Fashion Contest on July 16.
Brilliantly stunning native attire, artwork, music and dance performances, plus food from all over the world, were featured at the 8th annual Kent International Festival on June 4, at the Showare Center. Nancy Skipton, festival director, said about 4,000 people attended the one-day event. With Kent being the 17th most diverse city in the nation, […]
This pictorial is sponsored by the men and women in the pictorial. All proceeds go to Jill Wakefield Endowed Scholarship for the Seattle Colleges.
The Chinese Wushu and Taichi Academy co-hosted Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei’s lecture on June 1 at the University of Washington, through a partnership with the Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Training Center. Chen’s disciples and students performed, along with the China Queen of Taichi — Master Gao Jiamin. Photos by George Liu/NWAW
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, […]