The Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington will partner with the Seattle Center to bring the fifth annual International Children’s Friendship Festival to Seattle on April 12 and 13, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days.
Northwest Folklife Festival, held each Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center, announced that this year’s cultural focus will be “India and its People.”
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The color of one’s skin is one of the most telling differences between people. In the past, racial
Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray has announced the members of the committee that will advise his transition and “help solidify his mayoral agenda” as he prepares to assume office in January, according to the Office of the Mayor-elect. The committee of 43 includes at least seven Asian Americans, and several more people of color.
By Assunta Ng Oct. 26 was my lucky day. No, I didn’t win a lottery. Nor did I get a big business deal. You think I got a “scoop” for a story? Wrong.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese hit movie “Finding Mr. Right” not only connects two lonely hearts in Seattle, it has also connected Seattle with audiences in China. Since March, the film has rapidly hit $81 million in the Chinese box office, becoming the highest-grossing hit in recent years. “Finding Mr. Right” is a Seattle-set […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The 8th Annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival, presented by community organization Tasveer, brings together dozens of films from all over South Asia, from all genres, from horror to drama to film shorts. Three interesting selections are “Miss Lovely,” ‘The Rajini Effect.” and “Valley of Saints.” “Miss Lovely,” directed […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly This year’s Bumbershoot, scheduled to take place Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 31 – Sept 2) at the Seattle Center, is set to be one of the largest Bumbershoots in recent history due to a refreshed, Seattle-friendly line up.
Four-hundred eighty-seven new citizens of the United States took their oaths of allegiance on July 4 at the Seattle Center as part of the Ethnic Heritage Council’s 29th Annual Naturalization Ceremony.
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.