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.
Leadership within the Port of Seattle changed this past November with the elections of Hamdi Mohamed and Toshiko Grace Hasegawa joining Sam Cho as one of the five commissioners for the port.
The two recent armed robberies in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID) have alarmed many community members because of their similarities.
Seattle Chinese Garden held its annual Bamboo Circle celebration on Aug. 4 to thank supporters and raise funds for its upcoming teahouse, as well as for ongoing projects and garden maintenance. Guests included Seattle Deputy Mayors Monisha Harrell and Greg Wong. A reception was held at the Garden’s courtyard, followed by a dinner buffet and […]
Actor Yuji Okumoto threw out the ceremonial first pitch on Aug. 8 at the San Diego Padres game against the Giants on Japanese Heritage Celebration night. Okumoto is best known as Chozen Toguchi in The Karate Kid—who played Daniel LaRusso’s (Ralph Macchio) rival. Okumoto will be returning to that role in season 5 of Cobra […]
Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group’s board of governors announced on Aug. 2—making her the first Asian American to lead the film academy. Yang, the 66-year-old producer of “The Joy Luck Club,” becomes the fourth woman to lead the organization behind the Oscars. Yang […]