Retired figure skater Michelle Kwan was on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in Seattle. On March 10, she attended fundraisers for the Democratic candidate. One was hosted by Mimi Gan and Everett Billingslea in their Seattle home, alongside former governor and U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke, Virginia Anderson, and Martha Choe. The event was attended […]
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On Friday, Feb. 24, Seattle’s Asian community and Classical music fans came together for the annual Celebrate Asia! concert. Conducting the Seattle Symphony was Mei-Ann Chen. Master of Ceremonies was Mimi Gan. The event featured famed violinist Hahn-Bin, pipa player Jia Ma, and jazz group The Cuong Vu Group. An original composition by Kay He, […]
The Bruce Lee Foundation held its inaugural fundraiser for the Bruce Lee Action Museum (BLAM) at Imperial Garden Seafood Restaurant at the Great Wall Mall in Kent.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Almost 30 years after his death, the vision of a museum honoring breakthrough martial arts star Bruce Lee is coming to fruition. Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, is spearheading the effort to build a lasting memory in his honor. She operates the Bruce Lee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation […]
When Gary Locke’s grandfather came to the United States in the late 19th century to work as a houseboy, he would never have imagined that his grandson would rise to become such a powerful and visible politician in both Washington state and Washington, D.C.
By Carol N. Vu For the Northwest Asian Weekly Al Gore is helping lead the charge to establish a special library in Chinatown/International District that will honor the legacy of Washington’s first and only Asian American governor.