By Associated Press NEWPORT BEACH, California (AP) – A California man who missed his 1942 high school graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese Americans finally walked in a cap and gown this June, more than seven decades after he was pulled out of class just a month shy of his […]
War dead honored
Seattle’s Cathay Post No. 186 held a Memorial Day event at Hing Hay Park on Monday with
‘Journey through Asia’ at Folklife
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle’s cultural festival that takes place over Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center, will feature talented performances and activities from all cultures. Folklife Festival is one of Seattle’s biggest public events and draws in diverse spectators and performers annually.<!–more–> For Melody Xie, a Chinese dance, culture, […]
2014 Folklife Festival to showcase India
Northwest Folklife Festival, held each Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center, announced that this year’s cultural focus will be “India and its People.”
Cathay Post 186 holds annual Memorial Day services
Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion held their annual Memorial Day services in Hing Hay Park on May 27.
A-pop! A month of influence, celebrity, and success
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly TIME and the most influential Asians TIME recently published the 2013 TIME 100 — its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world — which showcases leading visionaries across all industries from art and politics to business and pop culture.
The Layup Drill — Documenting Chinese street volleyball and the UFC visits Seattle
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Filmmaker documents unique outdoor game There’s a documentary featuring streetball players trash talking on the asphalt in New York’s Chinatown? No, it’s not basketball. “9-Man” is a special kind of volleyball that is played by Chinese Americans and Chinese Canadians. The documentary is the idea of Ursula Liang. […]
Seattle Nisei veterans honored on Memorial Day
The Nisei Veterans Committee and the Japanese American community will gather to honor fallen veterans at the 67th Annual NVC Memorial Day Program at Lake View Cemetery on Capitol Hill. Michael Reagan, a combat veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, gave the keynote speech. Reagan is a portrait artist who has […]
Blog: So many Asians spotted on the trail
I was hiking on Renton’s Cedar River trail on Memorial Day, from the Renton Public Library to the end of the trail, where the river flows into Lake Washington.
NVC’s memorial wall is worth a thousand words
It was a project that began in May 2009. The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) needed more parking space at its location at 1212 South King Street in the International District.