The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) held its 53rd Biennial Convention in Seattle Aug 6-9. Seattle is the youngest chapter of the 18 chapters across the country. CACA was founded in 1895 by a group of Chinese Americans in San Francisco. Since its inception the alliance has played a role in many civil rights milestones, […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly From major motion picture remakes to casting news for upcoming television shows, March was an eventful month for Asian Americans in Hollywood. Read on to find out what’s new in the world of pop culture and entertainment! Hollywood goes big with remakes and biopics In recent years, Disney has […]
By Assunta Ng The Wing Luke Asian Museum’s annual fundraising dinner is the envy of many Asian community organizations. This year yielded another record-breaking amount, $460,000 raised, a 13 percent increase from last year. The amount they raise each year, keeps increasing. How does the Wing do it? Find champions Having a generous board […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Cinerama Theater, owned and operated by Paul Allen, presents its first-ever martial arts film festival, “Fists & Fury,” from February 27 to March 5th, featuring, amongst other attractions, several films from Seattle legend Bruce Lee. Greg Wood, the Cinerama’s Director of Operations, took some questions over email. […]
BLOG: What SeaTac tells us about $15 minimum wage Posted on 22 May 2014. By Assunta Ng “Are you happy with the $15 wage?” I asked the full-time cleaning lady. “It sounds good, but it’s not good,” the woman said. “Why?” I asked. “I lost my 401k, health insurance, paid holiday, and vacation,” she responded. […]
By Arnie Stapleton AP Pro Football Writer DENVER (AP) — Denver defensive end DeMarcus Ware considers himself a mixed martial artist on the football field. Ever since his rookie year in 2005, he’s spent as much time in the offseason working on his handwork with a second generation Bruce Lee student as he has working […]
By Assunta Ng Bruce Lee retrospective unifies Chinatown dancers It is rare to see so many Seattle lion dance groups perform simultaneously.
This issue of NWAW should probably be titled the “Bruce Lee” issue. There was
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Martial artist, movie star, father, husband, cha-cha champion.
Two martial arts expos enlighten and entertain By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Last Sunday, there were enough punches, flying kicks, and dancing swords to fulfill every Kung Fu fanboy’s heart. That’s because two all-day events took place, including the First Annual Seattle Martial Arts Expo at the Asian Resource Center in the International District […]