Tiger Woods was seriously injured on Feb. 23 when his SUV rolled over and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said.
The University of Washington (UW) is seeing fewer applications from international students, especially from China, for the 2021 freshman class.
The International Lion Dance Team performed on Feb. 20 outside the New An Dong on South King Street, with hundreds of people watching. The neighborhood was very busy that day as it was the Lunar New Year Food Walk, organized by the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area. Visitors came to the ID to enjoy $3 […]
Seiko Hashimoto made history when she was named president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee on Feb. 18 in Japan, where it is rare for women to be in boardrooms and positions of political power. The 56-year-old replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori, a former Japanese prime minister who was forced to resign after making sexist comments […]
Seattle architect Jerry Arai has been selected to be inducted into the Garfield Golden Grads Hall of Fame for the year 2021. He was selected for his “remarkable community involvement and volunteerism,” according to John Macklin, chair of Garfield Golden Grads Hall of Fame committee. A virtual annual awards luncheon will take place in June, […]
Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) held its 23rd Annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration virtually from Feb. 8-13 on Facebook Live and YouTube. Performances from 17 different countries—included Guam, Samoa, Japan, Cambodia, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, Tonga, China, New Zealand, Indonesia, and the Philippines—were presented. APCC represents 47 nations, and each year a different country is […]
Chinese Information & Service Center held a virtual Lunar Year celebration on Feb. 18. The program featured a lion dance by the Mak Fai Lion Dance Team, a drum show, a kung fu demonstration, music, cultural dances, and Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean Lunar New Year traditions.
The Bellevue Collection marked the Year of the Ox with a 15-day-long celebration, which began on Feb. 12. It kicked off with a performance with the Seattle Shaolin Kungfu Academy & International Lion Dance Martial Art Team.
“It speaks to something we all know—that places are important to people—and reminds us of the changing nature of places and the fragility of their communities,” said Gregory Masao Tanbara in the forward to the newly published book, “Becoming Nisei: Japanese American Lives in Prewar Tacoma.”