This painting illustrates the challenges and dangers that Chinese workers faced in the 19th century by Jake Lee.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang made an appearance at Gas Works Park in Seattle on May 3 as part of his Humanity First campaign tour to talk about his three main policy proposals: universal basic income that would provide $1,000 a month to every adult over 18 in the country, health care for all, and a new form of capitalism focused on human welfare.
The Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month Celebration was held at the Seattle Center Armory on May 5 as part of API Heritage Month.
With over 500 attendees, the 2019 White Center Khmer New Year Celebration hosted by the Cambodian Cultural Alliance of Washington (CCAW) celebrated its annual street festival on April 27.
On March 31, several dignitaries gathered at Sea-Tac Airport to kick-off the return of Japan Airlines’ (JAL) Seattle to Tokyo flight. Hideki Kikuyama of JAL, Yoichiro Yamada, the Consul General of Japan in Seattle, Port Commission President Courtney Gregoire, Ben Minicucci of Alaska Airlines, and Steve Koo of American Airlines took part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (the Wing) had its 2019 dinner and auction, Faces of Americana, on March 23. The program featured keynote speaker Monyee Chau, a visual artist who tells stories that heals, breaks down stereotypes, and uplifts communities of color. Funds raised at this dinner will support the […]
The Bellevue Collection Lunar New Year celebration was held on March 2 in Bellevue Square’s Center Court. Rescheduled from February due to snow, it was a spectacular and colorful day filled with dance, music and art, including traditional events such as the Lion Dance and the Dragon Parade. PHOTOS BY BECKY CHAN
The Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post held their annual Lunar New Year Children’s Parade and Costume Contest in Seattle’s International District on March 2. See the bright, colorful costumes and the creations that took home the top prizes.
The Office of Social Responsibility OSR of the Port of Seattle celebrated its 10th anniversary at its headquarter on Feb. 19. Port Commissioners Stephanie Bowman, Peter Steinbrueck, Fred Felleman and Executive Director Stephen Mentruck were present. Over 60 guests attended. Founded by former Port CEO Tay Yoshitani, OSR works to promote social impact, recommend policy, […]
Seattle’s metro area has already been hit by three snowstorms in February, making it the snowiest month in Seattle in more than 50 years. The snowiest month on record was January 1950 when the region received 57.2 inches.