Lea Salonga is back on the stage where her Broadway journey first began. But she isn’t playing someone Vietnamese or Chinese or Japanese at the Broadway Theatre.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The new year has just begun and already so much has happened in Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest on award ceremonies, castings, and more. Awards season: on winning trophies and being racist It is awards season and celebrities are hitting the red carpet in droves! At […]
By Jenn Fang Northwest Asian Weekly This year marks the 70th year of the closing of the World War II incarceration camps that imprisoned thousands of Japanese American civilians under inhumane conditions and threat of violence. Yet, this shameful and racist episode of American history still receives scant attention in our history classrooms. The vast […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly won three editorial awards at the 2013 Society of Professional Journalists Gala, which was hosted May 17. The awards were given for stories produced in 2012.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Before she won a Tony Award for her acclaimed portrayal of Kim in the hit musical “Miss Saigon,” Lea Salonga captivated audiences inside her childhood home near Manila. “One of my earliest memories was singing at family parties,” said Salonga. “Whenever somebody asked me to sing, I kind of […]