“I am not from here originally,” confessed theatrical director Mathew Wright. “I’m not sure how long it takes to officially be considered a Seattlelite, but I certainly feel like one. I moved here in July 2011, so it’s been almost eight years.”
“When searching on social media, if you type in general things (about kendo), male competitors come up,” said Jane Higa, a third-degree black belt in kendo and a student at the University of Washington. “Once you look deeper, women are represented.”
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly 2019 marks a big year for Washington’s charter schools, as it is the first year since the charter school initiative was passed in 2012 that graduates are claiming their diplomas. Seniors from Summit Sierra charter school in the International District were the first to do so this June. Most […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Trapped by millions of dollars in debt after her family’s hotel collapsed in 2013, Tanya Woo walked the streets of the Chinatown-International District (ID), heading for an emotional collapse of her own. Old people would come up to her and ask if they could live there—after it reopened. She […]
Both candidates want to use the Port to create jobs and housing. Both are concerned with the environment. Both want to assert affirmative action in hiring.
Lately, I have been celebrating my newfound freedom and discovery of a whole new world. My eyes used to be lousy. What I saw was mostly blurry, yellowish, dark, and distorted images. I couldn’t even read without glasses and I had to have the big numbers on my digital clock inches from me on an end table. I worried that I might lose my sight one day.
The 2020 Census is getting closer, and the Trump administration’s promotion of a citizenship question is expected by the Census Bureau’s own experts to exert a chilling effect on families and households that include a noncitizen, and communities of color. Former Gov. Gary Locke is advising people to boycott that question. He is now the […]
Superstar Chinese pianist Lang Lang has married his girlfriend, 24-year-old German/Korean pianist Gina Alice Redlinger. The 36-year-old musician, who will perform at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall on Oct. 9, announced the wedding on his official Weibo account on June 2. He and his bride tied the knot in a private ceremony at the Palace of Versailles, […]
The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle hosted a special reception on May 20 to celebrate the appointment of legendary sushi chef Shiro Kashiba as the “Goodwill Ambassador to Spread Japanese Cuisine.” Kashiba is known for spreading the “Edo-mae” style sushi in the United States. He worked as a chef at Maneki, located in the International […]
Architectural Werks, Inc. (AWI) announced the promotion of Franklin Ng and Jennifer Phang on May 30. “The promotion of Franklin and Jennifer is obviously in recognition of their talents and the demonstrated value they bring to the firm and our clients’ projects,” President Jeff Clark said. Combined, Phang and Ng have more than four decades […]