Opera is changing in China and the Seattle Opera is helping contribute to its future …
Muay Thai, a combat sport from Thailand, has gained ground in the United States and is now arriving on the West Coast. Friday Night Fights, a Muay Thai production company, produced the longest-running Muay Thai series in North America, and sold out stadiums in many cities. Owner Justin Blair hoped to debut the fight in […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Mongolia is often referred to as the land of eternal blue sky. To understand this nickname, one must look back to times long ago, when a religion known as Tengriism was powerful in Central Asia. Though no longer a major religion, there are some who still practice Tengriism.
By Karen Liang SYLP student Words can be extremely powerful, and when they are used negatively, they can be harmful. There are many offensive words out there these days, but one racial slur that has been with me for a while is the word chink. The word chink can be used to offend someone. You […]
Kollaboration Seattle is hosting auditions for local Asians and Pacific Islanders on May 7 and May 14 at the University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Theatre for its second annual show.
Japan’s death toll is projected to exceed 10,000, and a half-million people could be left homeless as a result of the devastating earthquakes and tsunami
On Feb. 16, 2006, Edward W. Guo, an 18-year-old student at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, started a website called Internet
Staff members at the Woodland Park Zoo believe that a 3-year-old female red panda is ready to produce offspring in the next breeding season
Seafood City, the California-based supermarket chain, is opening its 20th location in Washington state.
Ludovic Morlot will be Seattle Symphony’s next music director, beginning in the 2011–2012 season. I was one of the lucky ones to see him conduct a few months ago at Benaroya Hall.