SKSCA and other Japan-related groups have held bell ringing ceremonies since the Kobe earthquake to remember victims and show support to Kobe and its surrounding communities. Seattle residents also gathered at the Kobe Bell after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku, Japan.
AP Wire Service SEATTLE (AP) — At least six people have been arrested and a Seattle police officer suffered a leg injury as protesters chanting “black lives matter” disrupted traffic in Seattle, blocking part of a state highway and interstate off ramps.
By Assunta Ng Next week will be Northwest Asian Weekly’s 33rd anniversary. So how did 2014 fare for the newspaper?
The Seattle/King County Clinic will be offering free healthcare services Thursday, Oct. 23-Sunday, Oct. 26 at KeyArena at Seattle Center. All patients are welcome and do not need to provide ID or proof of citizenship. There is no registration, but patients will be treated on first-come, first-serve basis. Admission numbers will be distributed at 3:30 […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Yasuhiro Yoshiura’s “Patema Inverted,” an anime feature originally formatted as an original net animation in four sections, gives us a plaintive young heroine. It also includes a steadfast young hero, a charismatic villain to boo and hiss, and a lot of head-spinning visuals. Beneath all that pizazz, sterner stuff […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Some people find it difficult to balance their work and personal life. It requires a certain level of dexterity to maintain balance. For artistic director and former professional dancer Marie Chong, it’s a way of life in her work — literally.<!–more–> Raised in Tacoma, Chong first found inspiration for […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle’s cultural festival that takes place over Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center, will feature talented performances and activities from all cultures. Folklife Festival is one of Seattle’s biggest public events and draws in diverse spectators and performers annually.<!–more–> For Melody Xie, a Chinese dance, culture, […]
API Heritage Month brought out the crowds to the Seattle Center on Sunday, where celebrants of all ages were entertained by drumming, music, dance, games, and a lively hum bow eating contest.
By Assunta Ng The Hum Bow Celebrity Contest was a new idea at the Asian American Heritage Festival, held at the Seattle Center last Sunday.
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time for celebrations and festivities throughout the United States.