The Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community, on Oct. 18. By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly In that moment, “Massive Monkees” couldn’t have been a more fitting name for the Seattle breakdancers.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly One of the gateways into the International District will be getting a face-lift soon, as Uwajimaya Inc. prepares to remodel the Publix Hotel and the surrounding buildings, which are adjacent to the Chinatown Gate on 5th Avenue S and S King Street.
The City of Seattle declared July 11 “Raymond G. Chinn Day,” in memory of Ray Chinn, the man who helped preserve the International District and who passed away July 22, 2012 at the age of 87. July 11 would have been his 88th birthday.
Earlier in May, The Seattle Times released a list of Seattle’s top 10 attractions in preparation for the summer months. Nestled between Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, the International District made an appearance buoyed by its long history, restaurants, shops, and the Wing Luke Museum.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Two years ago, the space at 664 South King Street was a vacant room on the ground floor of the Milwaukee Hotel,
IDEA Odyssey Gallery, unable to negotiate an agreement with its landlord, closed its doors on August 24. The gallery was located at 666 S. Jackson Street in the International District. IDEA Odyssey Gallery, co-founded by Carine del Rasario,
Storefronts Seattle is accepting applications for its three program tracks: installations, artist residencies, and creative enterprise.
With the recent economic downturn, many businesses are closing down and property owners are hard pressed to find new tenants to occupy their storefronts.
Located at 508 Maynard Ave. S. in the International District (ID), the museum’s grand opening was on Sept. 4.