On Friday, Feb. 24, Seattle’s Asian community and Classical music fans came together for the annual Celebrate Asia! concert. Conducting the Seattle Symphony was Mei-Ann Chen. Master of Ceremonies was Mimi Gan. The event featured famed violinist Hahn-Bin, pipa player Jia Ma, and jazz group The Cuong Vu Group. An original composition by Kay He, […]
On Feb. 11, The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC), headed by Executive Director Faaluaina Pritchard, held its 14th Annual New Year Celebration, called Bula!, at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall.
On Feb. 22, MulvannyG2 Architecture hosted a reception to welcome newly elected Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee into office. The reception took place at the MulvannyG2 headquarter office in Bellevue.
Lorin Barber’s latest young adult book, “The Secret Life of Copernicus H. Stringfellow” is due out on shelves on March 13. The novel tells the unique adventures of Copernicus, or ‘Nick,’ as he moves to Seattle and begins a new life for himself. Nick happens to speak Japanese. Barber grew up in the Tri-Cities, attended […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
By Juliet Williams The Associated Press BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of the California Republican Party acknowledge they must broaden their appeal to Asians, Hispanics, young voters, and women to ensure relevancy for a party that has been losing registration and elections at a fast clip in recent years.
By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Early diagnosis is considered key for autism, but minority children tend to be diagnosed later than white children. Some new work is beginning to try to uncover why — and to raise awareness of the warning signs, so more parents know that they can seek help […]
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly This month, new and old Asian faces landed in the hot seat due to controversy. And 2012 has only just begun! Is there something in the water? Maybe Haterade? Because lots of people seem to be sipping it.
I was completely lost during the first half of Celebrate Asia! at Benaroya Hall last Friday. I was the problem. Pipa, a traditional Chinese instrument similar to a guitar (except it’s played vertically), is too profound for me.
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