By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) rang in the Chinese Lunar New Year with a gala on Feb. 6. <!–more–> The Chinese Student Association (CSA) put on the 48th annual gala. CSA is a student organization at UW that is “dedicated toward improving cultural awareness on the campus as well as […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle is a title town again as hometown sweetheart Leah Li has won the 2013 Miss Chinatown USA pageant, as well as the pageant’s Miss Talent title.
Leah Li will be representing the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce in the 2013 Miss Chinatown USA pageant. Leah is 20 years old and will be the youngest contestant. She is currently studying at NYU and attended high school on Mercer Island. The competition will take place Feb. 16 at the Palace of Fine Arts […]
Seattle dancer Li Hengda was honored by Mayor McGinn at the 2012 Mayor’s Arts Awards on Aug. 31. One of 10 winners picked from a field of more than 500 applicants, Li is the founder of the American Asian Performing Arts Theatre and the Hengda Dance Academy in Seattle.
Ode to Spring 2011 is a festive cultural performance that celebrates the Chinese New Year. It will be held at 7:30 p.m., on Feb. 12, at the University of Washington’s Meany Theater.
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) celebrated its 25th anniversary at the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall. The theme was “When Sleeping Women Wake,
Can a dance tell a story? For renowned dancer and choreographer Hengda Li, the answer is a definite yes.
For years, a community watched a young girl grow up on stage. Seventeen-year-old classical Chinese dancer Leah Li often leaves her audiences in awe with her graceful movements and captivating smile. Now, she has decided to try her hand at producing.