Spoken word artist, film director, author, and professor Kip Fulbeck was present at the Wing Luke Annual Dinner and Auction as a special guest, signing copies of his fourth book, “Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids.”
Among the many booths of volunteers passing out over 500 different samples at the Vegetarians of Washington’s Annual Vegfest last weekend, one company’s booth was staffed by its actual owner. Seattle-based Jaipur Avenue’s owner Rahul Zaveri spent the festival working at his company’s table, passing out samples of Indian chai tea. The tea, which is […]
The Shorecrest High School Hip Hop Dance Team took first place, over seven other high schools in the 3A hip-hop category at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s State Dance and Drill Championships on Friday, March 22. The event was hosted at the Yakima Sun Dome.
Jun-Ai executive producer and lead actress Keiko Kobayashi visited Seattle on Saturday, March 16, attending the movie’s Seattle screening, which was hosted at the Nisei Veterans Hall. The screening attracted over 200 viewers.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — Glamorous new first lady Peng Liyuan has emerged as Chinese diplomacy’s latest star, charming audiences and cutting a very different profile from her all-but invisible predecessors on her debut official visit abroad to Russia. A celebrated performer on state television, Peng featured prominently in Chinese […]
By Charles Hutzler The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — China is trying to punish ally North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests, stepping up inspections of North Korean-bound cargo. It’s a calibrated effort to send a message without further provoking a testy Pyongyang government.
By Staff The Associated Press BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — The number of Myanmar refugees killed in a fire at a camp in northwestern Thailand has risen to 35, Thai officials said Saturday, March 23.
By Staff The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland school board has narrowly voted to shut down three of California’s highest-performing public schools amid allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement.
By Rafu Shimpo Staff New America Media REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Yoshiaki Nagaya, 33, vice consul at the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco, has been sentenced to one year in jail for domestic abuse.
By Hayat Norimine Northwest Asian Weekly Nearly 10 years ago, University of Washington Wind Ensemble Conductor Tim Salzman helped a student finance his education. That small act, years later, eventually led to a partnership with the China Conservatory.