For the third year running, U.S. Bank has commissioned Kirkland resident and artist Nolen Lee to create the bank’s Lunar New Year calendar.
In a packed home kitchen, the sounds of sizzling pajeon (scallion pancake) and the smell of doenjang jjigae (soybean paste stew) fill the house.
NEW YORK CITY — The U.S. Postal Service held a special event to commemorate the Year of the Tiger on Jan. 20 in New York. The event commemorates the third of 12 postage stamps in the Lunar New Year series. Special guests included Global Artistic Programs Vice President and Director of the Asia Society Museum […]
This Year of the Ox, around Spring Festival, my father would have been 100 years old. Beer or whiskey.
By Jessica Kai Curry NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY What started as a private celebration between friends and family on Bainbridge Island has grown into a widely-anticipated public festival that attracted over 1,000 participants this year. The highlight of the Jan. 7 event marking the 29th annual Mochi Tsuki was unquestionably the mochi making demonstration, led by […]
By Sun Lee Chang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY You have survived the Thanksgiving holidays with friends and family around a dinner table. Now, it’s time to look forward to other holidays and first of the year celebrations. If your family is like mine, it is a blend of folks of various ethnicities and nationalities. I know […]
Editor’s note: This poem was sent to us by one of our readers, commemorating the solar eclipse that occurred Aug. 21. By Mac Crary SPECIAL TO NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Sky was clear, temperature in the mild to warm 70s, From Hing Hay Pagoda in Chinatown/International District, Seattle Found me in the perfect place on a […]
At the 38th Annual Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival held on April 21-23, people of all cultures flooded the Seattle Center Armory to learn about Japanese culture and to watch a reenactment of the 1997 attempt to break the world record for the longest sushi roll.
The University of Washington (UW)’s Khmer Student Association marked its 21st annual Cambodian New Year Show on April 15.
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