By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The eleventh annual Seattle-Kobe Jazz Vocalist Audition at Jazz Alley this spring, started simply, with a greeting from Mari M. Carpenter of the Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association. The competition, with two separate divisions for High School and Adult vocalists, sends two winners, one in each division, to Seattle’s sister […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Kelly Huang, American and of Laotian heritage, recently finished her short film “A Refugee Story: Khamsay Huang,” a portrait of her elderly uncle, Khamsay, and his story of leaving Laos during wartime and coming to America. The film went online recently courtesy of the SEARAC (Southeast Resource Action Center) […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Growing up, 25-year-old Navy Lt.j.g. Han Sol Yi never imagined he would be the navigator of a destroyer, let alone the U.S. Navy Guided-missile destroyer USS Cole, one of the world’s most advanced warships.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Despite what the naysayers may say, jazz isn’t dead. It’s alive, and it thrives both in Seattle and its sister city of 56 years, Kobe, Japan.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly After Larry Page and Sergey Brin created the precursor to Google in 1996, they paired it with a business plan that’s proven to be successful beyond any measure.
SCAA closes out a successful year An SCAA eighth-grade boys basketball team celebrates its accomplishments in the 2008–2009 season on stage at the Tea Palace Restaurant. The Seattle Chinese Athletic Association (SCAA)celebrated the end of the 2008–2009 basketball season by holding an awards banquet on April 26 at the Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton. The luncheon […]