By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Local filmmaker Jade Justad is a hapa Korean-American, based in Seattle. Her new project is a short film, “Creased,” exploring the ever-more-popular phenomenon of double eyelid plastic surgery amongst young Asians, especially, but not exclusively, young women. NWAW: Did you grow up in Seattle? Tell us about your background. […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly As investigations begin and Boston mourns the events of the bombing of the Boston
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On March 12, Bobby Virk and Bob Hasegawa announced they are endorsing one another’s run for office. Hasegawa will vie for a state senate seat. Virk will vie for Hasegawa’s vacated seat in the state’s House.
By Randolph E. Schmid The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have come up with a possible explanation for why the rise in Earth’s temperature paused for a bit during the 2000s, one of the hottest decades on record.
She had to face cultural differences at an early age. Now, she celebrates the differences and similarities in Asian cultures in her latest nonfiction work.
By Thi-Le Vo Northwest Asian Weekly What do Asian American and Asian designers Thakoon Panichgul, Jason Wu, and Junya Watanabe all have in common? Their creations have graced the frame of first lady Michelle Obama, who is now emerging as a fashion icon. When she wore a J. Crew “crystal constellation” cardigan, it sold out […]