By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In Hawaii, the concept of family emphasizes the importance of community, cultural ties, and remembering one another. Known as the word “ohana” in the Hawaiian language, it also speaks to a larger sense of community that includes one’s immediate family, as well as extended relatives, friends, and neighbors. <!–more–> […]
By Walker Orenstein Northwest Asian Weekly Every spring, the quad on the University of Washington (UW) campus transforms from a peaceful green space to a bustling habitat for hundreds of shuttering cameras, families, and onlookers.
By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly When President Bill Clinton designated the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho as a National Park in 2001, Teresa Tamura realized that although she grew up not three hours away from the site, she knew little about it.
“For whatever reason, the true history of the many contributions from Chinese pioneers was not properly included in Astoria’s history,” said Astoria Mayor Willis L. Van Dusen. That officially ends when the Garden of Surging Waves holds its grand opening at the corner of Duane and 11th streets in downtown Astoria, Ore., on May 17.
Tasveer, a nonprofit organization that brings independent and progressive South Asian films and artists to the Pacific Northwest, will present the 9th Aaina, a South Asian Women’s festival, at the Seattle Asian Art Museum on April 25–April 27.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Recent efforts to raise awareness and funding for the Tacoma Chinese Garden
Audrey Chen, a 17-year-old senior at Interlake High School in Redmond, recently became a national finalist for the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Strings Competition. To qualify for the competition in Chicago, Chen first competed at the state level and then in the Pacific Northwest division. She competed with fellow cellists, as well as […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly One of the first things you notice inside the “Grit” exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum is a gas
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.