On Feb. 6, Northwest Asian Weekly and the Seattle Chinese post threw their inaugural Lunar New Year Fashion Show and Contest at the House of Hong. Prizes were provided through generous sponsors and donors: Fortune Casino, Northwest Asian Weekly, Ben Bridge, and Lee & Lee, PS 1st: Model Starla Sampaco, Miss Teen Washington USA 2014; […]
PICTORIAL: Northwest Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary gala
The Northwest Asian Weekly would like to thank our friends and supporters for helping us celebrate our 30th anniversary. The gala was made so much more special by your attendance. Here’s to another 30 years!
In Asia, labor becomes feminized
The Gardner Center for Asian Arts and Ideas concluded its second Saturday University Lectures Series last Saturday. The lectures revolved around issues of health and women’s rights in modern Asia by local experts.
Sept. 10: Mimi Gates announces new center for Asian Art and Ideas at SAAM
Mimi Gates, former director of the Seattle Art Museum, announced that the Center for Asian Art and Ideas (CAAI) will launch at the Seattle Asian Art Museum this fall. The center will explore facets of Asian culture including art, literature, music, history, and politics.
June 26: SAM bids farewell to Mimi Gates
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) paid respects to former director Mimi Gates by obtaining 20 works of art in her honor. Gates, whose last day at the museum was June 30, had been the museum’s director since 1994.
IAWW honors Mimi Gates and Bill Gates Sr.
The India Association of Western Washington (IAWW) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The association decided to celebrate this occasion by including other mainstream and local Asian communities and honoring their leaders who have been instrumental in building bridges across all communities for years.
Achievements in the arts
The Japanese foreign minister awarded his commendation to Mimi Gates, director of the Seattle Art Museum. As director of Yale University’s art gallery for nearly seven years, and director of Seattle Art Museum for over 14 years, Gates has achieved outstanding success in the U.S.-Japan cultural exchange field by organizing Japanese art exhibitions and a variety of educational and cultural programs in the U.S. and Japan.