By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Dozens of long-distance fun runs and walks take place throughout the year in the Pacific Northwest, each focused on a different cause or theme, as well as set in different geographical locations. Ethnic diversity in participation has been limited until now, and Seattle-based International Community Health Services (ICHS) is […]
On Monday, Feb. 1, the Sacramento Kings beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 111–104. According to various news outlets (and Twitter), a bit of drama also went on right before the game. Kings center DeMarcus Cousins — who sat out of Monday’s game due to a sprained ankle — arrived at the Sleep Train Arena and found […]
Last year was a banner year for Asian and Asian Americans, who pushed forth advancements in technology, science, art, academia, and politics. One even went to space.
Here are our top 10 events of note:
11. Two spelling bee champs tie
Do you like lunar new year activities? Do you like fashion? Do you like monkeys? Do you like creating clothing ensembles featuring monkeys and lunar new year themes?
Well, you are in luck. Northwest Asian Weekly is holding a competition, Celebrate with Style! Year of the Monkey 2016 Fun Fashion Contest and Show.
What did Northwest Asian Weekly website readers find the most intriguing to click on this year? Here is the list of the top 15 in 2015, based on Google Analytics. 1. Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather’s “reckless” jabs By Greg Beacham Pacquiao has rarely skimped on excitement during his remarkable career as an eight-division […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) serves as an interactive cultural crossroads between local and international communities. Led by Patsy O’Connell, APCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization was formed in November 1996 from the vision of a small group of citizens representing three generations of Americans from Asian and Pacific Islanders heritage. […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly As board president and founder of the Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) in Tacoma, Patsy O’Connell sees diversity every day. The APCC, founded in November of 1996, is the only Asian and Pacific Islander cultural center located in Pierce County, representing an impressive 47 countries. Moreover, it’s brimming with […]
By Zachariah Bryan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY For Patsy O’Connell, founder of the Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma, this project is a long time coming. After nearly 20 years, she is hoping for a slam-dunk development that will leave an imprint not only in Tacoma, but in the whole Puget Sound Region. A new 390,000 […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce celebrated Lunar New Year with its annual banquet at China Harbor on March 5. The GSCCC raised $2000 for Kin On Health Care Center and $1000 for the International District Emergency Center. May Wan also received a special award recognizing her dedication and service to the GSCCC. (end)
The Northwest Asian Weekly’s annual children costume contest was a huge success. According to the Seattle Police Department, there were approximately 15,000 people in attendance for the Lunar New Year festivities. There were many diverse races of children in the contest, and for the first time, there were children of Indian descent participating. The variety of […]