By Becky Bohrer The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two-and-a-half years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan, suspected debris from the disaster continues to quietly wash ashore in Hawaii and along the West Coast of North America.
Kollaboration Seattle will be hosting their fourth annual event, a 60s-themed evening on Sept. 21, 2013 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Acoustic solo artist Agnes Ingarra, singer and songwriter Christian Kang, hip-hop dance team The Bosses, emcee Rogue Pinay, and spoken word artist Troy & Ariel will compete for a grand prize of […]
By Staff The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — The five West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly When director Eiichi Kudo went into pre-production for his 1963 samurai film “13 Assassins,” he had no way of knowing that he would help pioneer a new age in samurai cinema. Kudo worked with screenwriter Kaneo Ikegami, who’d written another film, “Seventeen Ninja,” released earlier that same year, and […]
By Frederick Su For the Northwest Asian Weekly Following the Sandy Hook shootings, gun control is back on the books, with Obama and like-minded people pushing for an “assault weapons” ban. They decry such weapons as high-capacity, high-powered arms designed to specifically kill people, implying the 2nd Amendment is for hunting.
By Andrew Lam New America Media Anthropologists and linguists are no doubt having a field day trying to chronicle and dissect how,
After a year working with Cirque du Soleil on their Zooka show, Marie Chong will be returning to the Seattle-based ARC Dance Company as artistic and executive director. Before working with Cirque du Soleil, Chong spent 12 years at ARC.
Verizon Wireless announced the winner of its KCON Flyaway Sweepstakes last Friday, Oct. 5. Nancy Lee and three of her friends will be flying to Irvine, Calif. to experience KCON, the first convention of Korean culture in North America.
By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly Before actor Trieu Tran turned his personal story into a play, it was hard to imagine the torment Vietnamese immigrants had to
The key to understanding Anne Ni and her business-training mission for Myanmar is first knowing that she is a fourth-generation Anglican. Her friend, the Archbishop of Myanmar, helped arrange her trips to Myanmar with Five Talents, an Anglican microbusiness organization …