By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly An overlooked sport that is seeking to gain more popularity held the biggest event of its sports year in Bellevue last week. The men’s squash World Championships came to the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Wash., from Nov. 11-22. The world championships brought the best in men’s professional squash to […]
Miss Chinese Seattle 2015
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce will be hosting historical Seattle Miss Chinatown Pageant Sept. 20th 5:30 p.m. at Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue. Every year, the Scholarship for Women Program educates thousands within the Puget Sound region about the importance of Chinese heritage, culture and tradition. Through this goodwill competition, the program allows the opportunity […]
Yours Mallika: Exploring dance and story — Sold-out performances (and all volunteer run!)
By Charuta Fadnis Northwest Asian Weekly “Yours Mallika,” Pratidhwani’s flagship dance show for 2015 played to a sold-out audience of 800 on April 10th and 11th at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Pratidhwani, which means “echo” in Sanskrit, is a volunteer run not-for-profit 501c(3) organization dedicated to promoting South Asian arts and artists in the […]
API bands compete in Kollaboration showcase
Five local API bands will vie for the chance to compete at Kollaboration Star in L.A. next fall.
Kollaboration Seattle hosts online auditions
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Kollaboration Seattle has opened its auditions to the digital world in seeking diverse and talented Asian and Pacific Islander performance artists for its fifth annual showcase. Performers can submit their auditions online at KollaborationSeattle.org/Auditions until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9.
Japanese Queen Scholarship Participants announced at the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival
The 2012 participants of the Japanese Queen Scholarship Organization of Washington were presented at the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival. This is the organization’s 53rd year of
BLOG: For Eli Lilly, China is the answer
The other day, I was talking to one of the most powerful men from Indiana. Gov. Mitch Daniels once worked for this man’s company, and the Republicans even toyed with drafting him to run against President Obama earlier this year.
King County Executive presents first-ever county-wide Small Business Awards
King County Executive Dow Constantine celebrated the importance and the accomplishments of small businesses throughout the county by presenting the first annual King County Executive’s Small Business Awards at the Meydenbauer Center, in Bellevue, on Oct. 12.
Aug. 27: Sheng-Yu Foundation awards $226,000 in grants to Seattle-area nonprofits
At an awards ceremony at Meydenbauer Center, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation awarded $226,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations to improve health and education.
May 28: Frederica Mackert crowned 2011 Japanese queen
The Seattle Japanese Queen Scholarship Organization crowned Frederica Miako Mackert as its 2011 queen at the 52nd annual scholarship celebration