Filmmaker Dinesh Sabu, director of the autobiographical documentary “Unbroken Glass,” was born in Baton Rouge, La., to an Indian family.
The meticulous workout schedule, detailed diet, and instructive reading material make up a portion of the daily life of Bruce Lee, which went on display Oct. 1 at the Wing Luke Museum in Chinatown.
The Glitter Gala is Seattle Goodwill’s only fundraising event.
A collection of art, culture, music, and history peppered with lectures on varied topics, is set to give people a taste of South Asia.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Bush Garden Restaurant, once a hangout for the powerful, will close after operating for over 60 years in Chinatown. Owners Karen and Masaharu Sadata confirmed that its last day will be Oct. 29. Bush’s popular karaoke bar will remain open daily in the evening. “It’s a relief,” said Karen […]
By Alexis Mansanarez Northwest Asian Weekly Words matter. That was the message Jose Antonio Vargas shared in front of an at-capacity University of Washington (UW) lecture hall Oct. 6, and a phrase that has framed his career. Vargas elaborated on the complexity of migration and population changes within the United States, and used his own […]
HONG KONG (AP) — The world’s oldest-ever panda in captivity was euthanized Oct. 16 at the Hong Kong theme park where she lived because her health had deteriorated. Ocean Park said in a statement that a veterinarian euthanized 38-year-old Jia Jia to prevent further suffering and for ethical reasons. Guinness World Records recognized Jia Jia […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly took home 13 awards on Oct. 14, at the 129th Annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) Convention in Wenatchee. “What makes the Asian Weekly great is teamwork from writers to the editors,” said Northwest Asian Weekly’s publisher Assunta Ng. “I am thrilled to see our writers’ […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly You might wonder why I am preaching to the choir about reading news. After all, I have been in the news business for decades. Danny Rubin’s blog for the Huffington Post wrote of the nine benefits of why news is good for you. Benefits include developing a critical mind, […]
In preparations for the storm on Oct. 15-16, Seattle had braced for winds expected to move up the Washington coast. The city had hunkered down by shutting its parks, preparing emergency resources, and opening more slots at homeless shelters. Events like the Maple Viewing Festival at Seattle Japanese Garden were canceled. The storm — forecasted […]