Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi says he was surprised by the international popularity of his Oscar-winning film “Drive My Car,” but attributes it to the universality of the short story by Haruki Murakami on which it is based.
Pahua Moua is known for being weird. The 11-year-old Hmong American girl can see spirits—including a cat spirit named Miv—and spends her days babysitting her younger brother Matt.
By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer Alysa Liu, a 2022 Olympian and world championships bronze medalist, is retiring from competitive figure skating at age 16. Considered the future of U.S. women’s skating and already a two-time national champion, Liu posted her decision on April 9 on Instagram. “I honestly never thought I would’ve accomplished as […]
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Sunisa Lee needed a respite from the exhausting, all-consuming world of elite gymnastics. She wanted to go to school, and the ability now for college athletes to make money off name, image and likeness deals made it an easy call. The Olympic all-around champion who […]
Fourteen months after a serious car accident that shattered his leg, Tiger Woods returned to Augusta, Georgia to play the 86th Masters golf tournament last week.
When you see the word “Himalayas,” the first thing that comes to mind is likely tall mountains. The last thing I would imagine is food.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A Vietnamese woman and her husband have resolved their civil lawsuit with a white neighbor who spewed racial slurs and threatened her. Under the terms of an agreement announced on April 11, 72-year-old Janet Myers agreed to sell her home and pay Thi Pham $45,000 from a portion of […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Scalloped clouds cast a harsh light outside Legacy House, the assisted living community in the Chinatown-International District, shining on the long boards posted over the front windows, remnants of the days of rioting in the first year of the pandemic. But inside the atmosphere was all bustle. The dining […]
Down the long corridors, inside the soundproofed rooms, you never know who you’re going to meet at KODA condominiums.
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly In the audience and on the stage, the blue and yellow Ukrainian flag fluttered. At the Mayors’ Concert for Ukraine and Refugees Worldwide on April 4, the Seattle Symphony, Conductor Ludovic Morlot, and Ukrainian singers and dancers performed for free to support the cause. “We have come together…because we […]