SEATTLE — The City of Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Commission is looking for qualified and committed candidates to fill six current vacancies. The duties include advising the mayor, Seattle City Council, and City departments and offices on ways to enhance and improve access to City services and resources for immigrants and refugees, as well as […]
The Asian Pacific Directors Coalition is holding a reception on June 13 for API leaders in executive leadership positions. This is an opportunity to meet API cabinet and directors in state and local government. So far, organizers are expecting the following to attend: Toshiko Hasegawa – Executive Director, Commission on APA Affairs Bobby Lee – […]
“Always Be My Maybe” stars comedian Ali Wong, best known for her Netflix comedy specials “Baby Cobra” and “Hard Knock Wife,” and Randall Park, who currently stars in the ABC sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat.” The screenplay was written by Wong, Park, and writer Michael Golamco, with “Fresh Off the Boat” showrunner Nahnatchka Khan at the helm as director.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters, directed by Michael Dougherty, is the sequel to Godzilla, which came out in 2014.
Director, writer, and YouTube personality Justin Chon, best known for his critically-acclaimed film “Gook,” is hitting the festival circuit with his latest project, “Ms. Purple.”
While the “Crazy Rich Asians” fever pitch was happening last summer, I was very withholding in my appreciation, very careful and moderated. I like to think it was because a part of me intuited that nearly a year later, we would be watching Constance Wu try to torch the show that first gave her a shot at mainstream success. Ha!
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Each day, Vietnamese immigrant Kim Nguyen opens the doors to her beauty school in Chinatown. Each day, she teaches students, many of them immigrants themselves, the practice of cosmetology, so they may start their own careers here. And each day, she worries that the Washington State Department of Licensing […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Supporters and opponents of the new Bush Garden development, called Jasmine, packed Hirabayashi Place on May 28. Although no formal decision would be made at the International Special Review District (ISRD) board meeting, both sides urged their respective supporters to show up. Jasmine, a 17-story development consisting of micro […]
By BEN NUCKOLS OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — There were warning signs throughout a marathon day of spelling that this Scripps National Spelling Bee would not conclude like any other in the event’s 94-year history. Rishik Gandharsi sensed it as he stepped to the microphone for the ninth round of the prime-time finals on the […]
Lori Matsukawa has announced she will retire.The pioneer and trailblazer in television news will appear one last time as KING 5 anchor on June 14.