By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the 1970s, in the area now known as the International District, there was a small bit of land owned by Dennis Su in the middle of the dense urban area, surrounded by brick buildings filled with residents and local businesses. <!–more–> Su, of course, could have developed his […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Many Americans never face the struggles and hardships of immigration. They never leave their nation due to political strife or military uprising.
By Jean Godden For Northwest Asian Weekly There are books of mine that, when I page through them, I can’t help remembering where I acquired them. And, if the book is a fine Northwest classic, perhaps signed by the author, I will remember with pleasure that I bought it from David Ishii, the legendary bookseller […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly By the time the viewer is 20 minutes into director Wen Jiang’s new Chinese historical comedy “Let the Bullets Fly,” the legendary bandit “Pockmark” Zhang (played by the director himself) is impersonating the local governor. Actually, another con man (played by You Ge) was impersonating the governor first. But […]
Last Saturday, Jean-Sun Hannah Ahn was crowned Miss Seattle. Ahn was born and raised in Seattle, but went to college in Arizona. There, she was crowned Miss Phoenix. Since graduating, she has moved back to her hometown.