Impact Public Schools has named Amy Kiyota as co-CEO, along with Jen Wickens. Kiyota is the first CEO in the Washington state charter network of Asian descent. As a founding team member at Impact, Kiyota has been dedicated to Impact’s schools and scholars since the earliest days. Amy was integral to the launch of Impact, […]
Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) is back this weekend at the Washington State Convention Center. The largest pop culture celebration in the Pacific Northwest brings fans, celebrity guests, comic book creators, and cosplayers to Seattle. It’s four days of pure fun for fans of comic books, gaming, and sci-fi. ECCC welcomes all levels of fandom. […]
ArtXchange Gallery in Seattle presents Elevation, a solo exhibition featuring maximalist painter Chin Yuen from Sept. 1–Oct. 22. With vibrant colors and expressive movement, Yuen creates uplifting and dynamic compositions. Contrasting hues, shapes, and textures are layered in dense, undulating patterns, creating abstracted landscapes and sinuous forms that challenge the conventions of composition and balance. […]
The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) announced two new senior level appointments on Aug. 17, Tashfia Hasan as policy director and Christine Nguyen as policy manager. Yvonne Hsu, NAPAWF’s chief policy and government affairs officer, said, “They will help lead and execute NAPAWF’s policy advocacy goals on a national, state, and local level […]
Public Health – Seattle & King County is holding a free vaccine clinic on Aug. 25, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the International District/Chinatown Branch of The Seattle Public Library.
The re-fabricated Tsutakawa Memorial Gates will be installed at the Washington Park Arboretum next month.
A court in military-ruled Myanmar convicted the country’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on more corruption charges on Aug. 15, adding six years to her earlier 11-year prison sentence, a legal official said.
Three state-owned Chinese corporate giants announced on Aug. 12 its plans to remove their shares from the New York Stock Exchange, adding to a growing financial separation between the biggest global economies in the midst of a dispute over scrutiny of company audits.
China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the self-governing island’s president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Aug. 15, threatening to renew tensions between Beijing and Washington after a similar recent visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi angered China.
A man accused of shooting three Asian American women at a hair salon was indicted on Aug. 9 on multiple counts, including committing a hate crime.