By Jingyu Zhang Northwest Asian Weekly Several Chinese actors were recently arrested for possession of marijuana. The most famous is probably
By Assunta Ng Former Seattleite Kenny G, the popular saxophonist (especially in China), paid a surprise visit to the students’ protest in
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), running through June 8, brings more fascinating Asian films to town, many of them not available for viewing elsewhere. Here are three preview picks for the final week at SIFF.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Enter The Dragon” The young man was only 32 when he died. He’d been born in San Francisco and lived in Oakland, Hong Kong, and elsewhere, but his family chose to have him buried in Seattle, where he’d attended school and worked for Ruby Chow as a waiter. His […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Even though 2013 has only been underway for a few short weeks, there’s already a lot of news to cover, including anti-Americanism, television castings, and even some news straight out of Seattle. Read on to find out about all the buzz of the new year!
By Andrew Lam New America Media Anthropologists and linguists are no doubt having a field day trying to chronicle and dissect how,
By Assunta Ng On weekends, family time is U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke’s priority. He is in charge of accompanying his kids to their school activities, picking them up in their own family van. Locke and his wife, Mona, encourage their kids to be active in making friends at school. Emily is now a swimmer. Dylan […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Ip Man (1893–1972) was a legendary Chinese marital artist whose students included a young Bruce Lee. Several films have been based on his amazing life. This newest one, “The Legend is Born: Ip Man,” is the first to offer an account — fictionalized, but derived loosely from real […]
Jeong, who currently plays the egotistical Ben Chang on the ABC sitcom “Community,” recently hosted the 2011 Billboard Music Awards (BMAs) in Las Vegas
The original “Kung Fu Panda,” an animated film from 2008, gave us the enchanting, if unlikely, premise of an overfed giant panda (voiced by Jack Black) who struggles to master kung fu.