Director Guy Ritchie has been getting criticized since everyone got a glimpse of the CGI Will Smith as a blue genie.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Sitting in the lobby, a man with two amputated legs and steel bars where his ankles should be, sits waiting. An hour later, he is still sitting there, perhaps having just finished lunch. His driver, a short Filipino man, saunters up. “Ready to go?” The man grunts. At the […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Jeremy Lin, the first Chinese American to play in the NBA, will appear in the NBA Finals. The guard for the Toronto Raptors will face off with his old team, the Golden State Warriors, beginning on May 30. The appearance in the championship will be the first time for both […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Longtime community leader and educator Betty Patu announced her resignation from the Seattle School Board. Patu, who moved to Seattle from American Samoa as a child, announced her resignation during the May 15 School Board meeting, saying it “was time for someone new to come in.” Had she announced her […]
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Whenever Linda Akutagawa would meet someone in a professional setting, she found they almost always assumed she was extremely smart. “On the one hand, it’s kind of nice to be made to feel that way, but, on the other hand, it’s hard to live up to,” Akutagawa said. But […]
It promises to be more disruptive than the construction of the First Hill streetcar. On May 23, elected leaders on the regional transit board voted on May 23 to keep at least four Chinatown-International District (C-ID) light rail station alternatives alive for environmental study. The first option is to put trains directly under 5th Avenue […]