By Assunta Ng Chinatown was transformed into World War II scenes in Chinatown recently. On the 600 block of S. King St., you would find Chinese dressing in Japanese kimonos, street closed down, Massive Monkees studio turned into the filming sight, Canton Alley filled with drama. What’s going on? You wondered.
Storefronts, a program that connects vacant storefront buildings with art and creative projects, is calling for submissions from local artists.
Ten people from the Asian Pacific American community were honored as “visionaries” by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation on Oct. 18. About 300 people attended the gala event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, which included a no-host bar, personal welcomes from King County Council candidate Shari Song and Northwest Asian Weekly publisher Assunta Ng, a […]
Save the Date: Visionary Award Gala Date: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. Location: China Harbor Restaurant (2040 Westlake Ave.N., Seattle) Honorees Bogey Bear Jr. Golf Foundation Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Kelly Aramaki, Personal Executive Director, Seattle Public Schools Jinyoung Lee Englund, Director of Communication, CoinLab, Inc. Ben Zhang, Founder & […]
Chinatown–International District comes with its set of myths, but behind the assumptions is a neighborhood that is both vibrant and historic. Here are four myths about the ID, and the reality behind them.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Thousands of visitors will make their way to Seattle’s Chinatown on July 13 and 14 to enjoy a weekend of entertainment and international cuisine designed at the neighborhood’s annual Dragon Fest.
On May 5, over 3,000 people visited Seattle Center to celebrate national API Heritage Month. They were met with five hours of programing, including performances from the Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team, Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team, the Massive Monkees, and other cultural groups.
The Seattle Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration will be taking place from 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 5 at the Seattle Center Armory.
Last year, during the opening of the Year of the Dragon, the Northwest Asian Weekly wished for a few things. We wished that the economy would improve. We wished that business would go up. We wished for less vacant properties in the International District.
On Oct. 15, Kollaboration Seattle 2 will take place at the Auburn Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Kollaboration is an annual event and movement produced by young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) professionals and students to promote a strong API presence in entertainment and media.