Did you know that there are more magazine covers of Bruce Lee than Marilyn Monroe?
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Going to college in the United States is an incredible gift, and the lessons I learned during that time still resonate with me today. Had I stayed in Hong Kong where I was raised, I would likely be a short-sighted and gutless conformist. Throughout my college adventures, six of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “A Dragon Lives Here: Do you know Bruce?” continues its popular run with its fourth installment, featuring more of Bruce Lee’s personal effects at the Wing Luke Museum in the International District. Standup comedian and host of CNN’s “United Shades of America,” W. Kamau Bell provides a video introduction […]
As Troy Osaki stepped into the spotlight, a hush fell over the audience. As he started to speak, the tension clenched, started to build. His voice and how he relayed his words, at first moderated and methodic, ramped up in speed, momentum, and emotion, and he said:
The meticulous workout schedule, detailed diet, and instructive reading material make up a portion of the daily life of Bruce Lee, which went on display Oct. 1 at the Wing Luke Museum in Chinatown.
Muhammad Ali, one of the world’s greatest boxers and one of the 20th century’s biggest personalities, died on June 3 in Phoenix, after being hospitalized for respiratory problems. He was 74. “I may be 7’2”, but I never felt taller than when standing in [Ali’s] shadow,” said NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in a Facebook post. […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Phil Yu isn’t an Angry Asian Man. In fact, he’s far from it. Yu is the founder behind the blog Angry Asian Man—one of the most popular sources online for news, pop culture, media, social issues, and Yu’s own commentary and spin about the Asian American experience. The blog’s […]
By Andrew Kim Northwest Asian Weekly Just in time for the holidays, we have a list of 12 holiday gift ideas, perfect for the “12th Man” in your family and friends. Have a music lover on your Christmas list? Give them a special holiday card this year – a card that transforms into a record […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The second year of the three year Bruce Lee Exhibit at The Wing Luke Museum in Chinatown opened October 3rd. Do You Know Bruce? Breaking Barriers digs deeper into the significance of Bruce Lee and his impact in media during a time of racial stereotypes and barriers. This year’s […]
Building on the first year of its Do You Know Bruce? exhibition, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing) is excited to bring a fresh angle on the Bruce Lee story. Year 2 of the exhibition digs deeper into the significance of Bruce Lee and his impact in media during […]