With February coming to a close, we’ve finally reached the holiest of award shows: the Oscars. Read on to see what the Academy Awards meant to Asians and other news in Hollywood this past month.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In the Year of the Monkey, I raise my glass, celebrating that most of my 2015 wishes for the community came true. Last February, I shared with readers my Lunar New Year wishes — to see Latino American Ana Mari Cauce become the University of Washington president — Black […]
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While the Asian Weekly certainly has a large focus on Seattle, we try as much as possible to embrace the Northwest community as well. However it is difficult to embrace offensive behavior, and it is a terrible shame to have one of Washington state’s city mayors making blatantly racist and offensive public comments (displayed through […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly We may be halfway through the summer, but things are still sizzling, especially for our friends in Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest and greatest news for Asians and Asian Americans in the media. Emmy nomination showdown for two Fil-Ams The Emmy nominations are out and two […]
On January 15th, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their nominations for the 2015 Oscars.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. It’s a packed edition with a no-hitter, golf prodigies, and we start with our favorite NBA player Jeremy Lin.
Seattle’s Collin Tong was on KING 5’s New Day Northwest program March 18 to talk about his book “Into the Storm: Journeys Through Alzheimer’s.” The book details his and others’ experiences caring for people with Alzheimer’s Disease. Tong’s wife died in 2011, after a 12-year struggle with early-onset Alzheimer’s.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly After completing a workout in the gym one night, a local man decided that he wanted to be a ninja — but not just any ninja. Hoan Do hopes to make it on the next season of the NBC reality TV series “American Ninja Warrior.”
By David Bauder AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings.