The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) in Tacoma broke ground on a new facility on Sept. 8, significantly called “home,” which will replace their outdated and outgrown structure, at the same location in South Park, Tacoma.
The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) is poised to usher in a new era with the groundbreaking of its state-of-the-art building on Sept. 8.
Within the Puget Sound area’s Cambodian community, cultural events are typically held at local Buddhist temples.
The Tacoma Dome exhibition hall was colorful, joyful, and incredible with exciting performances of many cultures.
It has been 20 years of Asia Pacific New Year Celebrations, and this year, the Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) featured the Korean culture to kick off the festivities. This day-long event on Feb. 10 honored and celebrated the vibrant cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands. More than 8,100 people attended. The celebration opened […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) will get $250,000 from the state towards building its new facility in the Point Ruston neighborhood in Tacoma. Board Vice President Belinda Louie told the Northwest Asian Weekly that Gov. Jay Inslee included the money in the most recent state budget. APCC is still […]
Photos by Arlene Dennistoun/NWAW
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) held its 20th anniversary gala at the Tacoma Trade Center on Nov. 3. Partygoers ate, drank, and got “lei’d” as dozens of orchid leis were hung on honored guests — a Hawaiian tradition. Hundreds of people packed the room to celebrate APCC’s […]
Do you like lunar new year activities? Do you like fashion? Do you like monkeys? Do you like creating clothing ensembles featuring monkeys and lunar new year themes?
Well, you are in luck. Northwest Asian Weekly is holding a competition, Celebrate with Style! Year of the Monkey 2016 Fun Fashion Contest and Show.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly At one point, the stage, filled with Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) members and supporters dressed in various traditional Asian and Pacific Islander dress, mirrored the packed, top-floor banquet room at China Harbor Restaurant alongside Seattle’s Lake Union. KING 5 and Northwest Cable News anchor Sula Kim, the event’s […]