Local residents with questions about the Affordable Care Act attended a Sept. 25 forum in Bellevue sponsored by the Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), with the support of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service, and other APA and health groups.
Guest pianist Lang Lang joined conductor Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony at the Seattle Symphony opening night gala on Sept. 15, which brought in a record-breaking $653,000 for education and community programming. About 2,200 attended the concert. The concert included Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Chopin’s Nocturne in E flat major, […]
The Seattle-based Seattle Education Access held its annual College Dreams Luncheon at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle on Sept. 10. The event was attended by more than
MLK Business Association, Banner Cross, and Rainier Valley Community Development Fund are collaborating on a report on the needs and economic opportunities in the MLK Business Districts.
By Didi Tang THE Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A surgeon in China says he has constructed an extra nose out of a man’s rib cartilage and implanted it under the skin of his forehead to prepare for a transplant in probably the first operation of its kind.
By Fili Sagapolutele THE Associated Press PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — American Samoa marked four years since tsunami waves killed 34 people in the U.S. territory and more than 100 in neighboring Samoa.
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Some would call Herb Tsuchiya a “community volunteer.” The 80-year-old retired Nisei Japanese American spent much of his life as a Seattle pharmacist. But while providing medicine had been his […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The 8th Annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival, presented by community organization Tasveer, brings together dozens of films from all over South Asia, from all genres, from horror to drama to film shorts. Three interesting selections are “Miss Lovely,” ‘The Rajini Effect.” and “Valley of Saints.” “Miss Lovely,” directed […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Take Me Out to the Yakyu By Aaron Meshon Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013 Although baseball may be America’s pastime, the sport’s appeal has expanded to include a global audience.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Megumi Sasaki, director of the new documentary “Herb and Dorothy 50X50,” started out at Japan’s NHK public broadcasting organization, working for its popular “Ohayo