By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly “The initiative reminds me of the Vietnamese proverb ‘Một cây làm chẳng nên non, ba cây chụm lại nên hòn núi cao’—A single tree can’t make a hill, but three trees together turn into a high mountain,” said Vietnamese author Quế Mai Phan Nguyễn on why she was inspired […]
By Joan Seko Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Jingle bells! Jingle bells! It is a week before Christmas, and all through our nation, faces are covered in masks. Masks that cover not only our faces, but our unhappiness and disdain. People wait for a gift of hope to celebrate the coming holiday season. This change […]
Every dancer takes a slightly different path to the stage. For Bennyroyce Royon, artistic director of Seattle’s Evergreen City Ballet (ECB) and prime mover behind the Ballet’s “Nutcracker Suites” for the holidays, the path includes figure skating, and a jury-rigged audition outfit.
SEATTLE — Woodland Park Zoo is unveiling the region’s first holiday lantern festival starting on Nov. 13. A news release described it as “a fairytale come to life with a larger-than-life, immersive experience that will “wow” anyone—of all ages! There are many memories to be made full of fun, light, and magic with awe- inspiring […]
Before he could read, let alone read sheet music, Seattle Symphony cellist Nathan Chan had already conducted an orchestra through Mozart’s Variations.
Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) publisher Assunta Ng called it an “amazing night.” NWAW won 24 awards at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) 2020 Better Newspaper Contest—the winners were announced in a first-ever virtual awards ceremony on Oct. 9. “This is a record-breaking year in the number of awards and first place awards. Five […]
In the weeks following 20-year-old Tommy Le’s death at the hands of King County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Cesar Molina, Xuyen Le still refused to believe her nephew would have attacked the police with anything, much less a knife. She told then-Sheriff John Urquhart as much at a meeting of the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition, which she later described in the process of court proceedings.
Amidst the tropical trees and scrub brush, the trailer with its assortment of electronic gear, plastic tubing, and gigantic plastic tubs doesn’t look like much. But when attached to a pickup truck, it can be hauled all over the island and quickly turned into a portable shower unit for up to four people.
When schools in the state shut down in March, teens across the state filled the vacuum with creativity, social awareness, and raw energy. While some used talents to raise funds, others stitched masks or delivered groceries to high-risk individuals
As many of us know, there is now an unauthorized tent encampment that has once again sprung up along Jackson Street under the freeway next to the InterIm parking lot. The campers are spreading out onto the sidewalk, obstructing pedestrian egress.