The year of 2010 yields a promising 365 days for the metal tiger. A vigorous, hardworking, and roller-coaster kind of year, the forecast is anything but boring. Individuals born in the year of the tiger are known for their love of competition and fierce protection of loved ones. Though they are natural born leaders, they can also become stubborn if they realize they’re not in charge.
Here are some kid-friendly options, as well as modern approaches to classics, that will please the children — in addition to the children at heart — in your family.
Remember when we all cheered for Asian Americans Kristi Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan? Gone are the days when we sat as a nation, riveted in front of our TVs, watching women’s figure skating during the Winter Olympics. So what’s there to cheer for in 2010?
By Mark Lee Northwest Asian Weekly The Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight has now been called off. Pacquiao has also filed a defamation lawsuit against Mayweather, his father Floyd Sr., his uncle Roger, and Golden Boy Promotions for allegedly accusing him of using performance-enhancing drugs.
Organizers of the Chinatown/ID Lunar New Year Celebration, the CIDBIA, prayed that there would be no rain on Lunar New Year’s eve.
The Municipal League of King County will commemorate its 100th year by hosting its Centennial Celebration Dinner on March 18. At the event, this year’s civic award winners will receive their awards.
On Dec. 6, the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Seattle Chapter held their elections at the Tea Palace in Renton.
Sponge hosted its Lantern Festival Celebration at its Issaquah and Seattle locations where families were able to make paper lanterns and sample dumplings. About 100 people turned up at each location.
Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America hosted Setsubun-sai to celebrate the beginning of spring. The festival took place in Granite Falls, Wash.
University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Phyllis Wise wrote the foreword in a book entitled, “Women of Color and Social Justice: Taking their Rightful Place,” edited by Richard Greggory Johnson III and G.L.A. Harris.