By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Shin Yu Pai, author of eight poetry books, has been nominated for The Stranger’s
Seattle Goodwill Glitter Gala raises money for English classes
Seattle Goodwill held its 2012 Glitter Gala dinner and fashion show on Wednesday, Nov. 7, raising proceeds for its English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs.
Locals embrace fashion recycling
By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly When local fashion blogger Jess Estrada cleans her closet, she goes
Eri Takahashi joins Union Bank
On Jan. 11, Eri Takahashi became senior relationship banker at Union Bank’s Bellevue branch (10900 N.E. 8th St.). Takahashi began her financial services career in 2000 in customer service for Shinsei Bank in Tokyo, Japan. Over the next decade, she held positions in the environmental, financial services, and insurance industries.
Design student shuns fur, then becomes finalist in national contest
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Gahee Bae never thought she would become a finalist in the Humane Society’s annual Cool vs. Cruel contest. She was wrong. “Oh yes … I was surprised … I actually didn’t [expect to become a finalist],” confessed Bae, who recently graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle. “This […]
March 25: Bellevue Arts Museum displays work of Wanxin Zhang and John Cederquist at Finally Friday
To kick off its new exhibits, Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) held its Finally Friday event, which featured performances from One World Taiko
For the love of art: Asian Americans go against the tide in unconventional field
Artist Diem Chau noticed an untouched box of crayons from her school days sitting on a table. Chau was inspired by coin carvers and folk art sculptors