Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition we take a look at a snowboarding Phenom, a new Mariner, the Sounders lose a key player and Yao Ming moves closer to Hall of Fame.
“I’m not a white male comedian.” Ed Hill knows himself. Hill, a Taiwanese Canadian, travels all over the world making people laugh. The CanAsian is embarking on a new venture as he simultaneously plans on recording his second comedy album later this month at the Columbia Center Theater in Seattle.
Retired figure skater Michelle Kwan was on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in Seattle. On March 10, she attended fundraisers for the Democratic candidate. One was hosted by Mimi Gan and Everett Billingslea in their Seattle home, alongside former governor and U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke, Virginia Anderson, and Martha Choe. The event was attended […]
The Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) announced that one of its members, Taylor Hoang, has won the 2015 National Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s Faces of Diversity Award. The award honors diverse members of the industry who have achieved success and who embody the American Dream. Hoang started a mortgage brokerage firm specializing in securing loans for […]
Cuban Embassy First Secretary Miguel Fraga spent five days in Seattle in March; one of his stops was a reception at the Nagomi Tea House, sponsored by the Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee and the U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration. Fraga’s message to the people of Seattle: Cuba is eager for a win-win relationship with the U.S.
Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell, and Darren T. Nakata, an attorney from Portland, Oregon, joined eight other Japanese American leaders from March 5 to 12 in a visit to Japan. The Japanese American Leadership Delegation (JALD) program, in its 16th year, is an opportunity for Japanese American leaders from across the U.S. to engage […]
Doug Baldwin now has a new title: engaged. The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver proposed to his longtime girlfriend on March 3, and it didn’t come without its buildup.
After more than a decade, the fantastical world of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” makes its belated return in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.”
By Mari Yamaguchi Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — An American sailor’s arrest in an alleged rape on Okinawa was “extremely regrettable,” Japan’s top government spokesman said March 14 about a case that renewed ill feelings on the southern island that sees the U.S. military presence there as a heavy and unfair burden. Chief Cabinet Secretary […]
Seattle Young Lions are seeking new members. Children (ages 3 and up) and adults are encouraged to join this nonprofit organization.Membership is free. Additionally, Seattle Young Lions does not charge fees for performances, but does accept donations. This team is an expansion club. The original Young Lions Club began in New York City in 1973. […]