She wanted to make an autobiographical drama about the time when, in 2013, her family learned that her grandmother in China, affectionately called Nai Nai, had stage 4 lung cancer and was given three months to live. The grim diagnosis was kept from Nai Nai, a somewhat common approach to death and dying in China.
The Seattle Department of Transportation is installing a neighborhood Greenway on South King Street, from 5th Avenue South to 18th Avenue South, to enhance safety for people walking and biking. The work is expected to take place in mid-July, depending on weather conditions and coordination with nearby private and public construction. During construction, expect intermittent […]
Growing up in the Central District of Seattle, Christopher Castillo came upon a play about the Filipino Revolution at the Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly In order to help preserve the culture of intergenerational relationships and increase cultural awareness, the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) helps build connections between kids and the elderly. According to the Serve Washington website, the FGP began in 1965 and provides loving and experienced tutors and mentors to children and […]
Dear Superintendent Juneau: On behalf of the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC), thank you again for coming to our meeting this past April. The members appreciated meeting you, the sharing of your vision for education in Seattle Schools, and the District’s strategic plan to achieve excellence for all students, especially our students of color. During […]
Y’all, “Stuber” did not get good reviews at all, and it also bombed at the box office over the weekend.
Ash Mayfair, born and raised in Vietnam and schooled in film at New York University, chose a story from her own family tree for her striking debut feature, “The Third Wife.”
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly The oldest Asian American civil rights organization in the country is spearheading an effort to award Chinese American World War II veterans and their families Congressional Gold Medals. It is a way to honor their devotion to a country that, at the time, discriminated against them and other Asian […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Facing a referendum that could overturn a new affirmative action law, prominent Asian Pacific Islander (API) Democrats defended the law to the group of new Chinese immigrants that oppose it. Affirmative action is a legal requirement to give marginalized groups encouragement and in some cases advantages in education and […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood’s president has been forced out of her job after only eight months as the organization faces unprecedented challenges related to its role as the leading abortion provider in the United States. Dr. Leana Wen said in a statement posted on Twitter on July 16 that she had “philosophical differences” […]