Popular 1970s band Nine Lives will perform again on stage for the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration at Seattle Center. Nine Lives was a Seattle dance band that played from 1970 to 1972, influenced by the sounds of Chicago, Buddy Miles, Tower of Power, Sly and the Family Stone, and Cold Blood. Unlike other […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly How do you entertain your out-of-town friends and family during the holidays? The best way is to present them programs and entertainment with a Northwest flair.
By Assunta Ng Ordinary folks think only of visas when they think of consul generals. Actually, consul generals play an important role in serving the local community. For instance, the recent haze in Beijing, which shut down airports and highway transportation, caused local people to turn to the U.S. Embassy for an accurate measure of […]
The Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) held its annual gala on Sept. 16, featuring dance performances and music from around the world. The event was held at Marion McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. ReWA is a multi-ethnic, community-based organization that provides comprehensive culturally and linguistically appropriate services to refugee and immigrant communities throughout King and Snohomish […]
Tet in Seattle Director Khanh Vu (right), holding his award, with Mayor McGinn (Photo provided by Tet in Seattle) Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave out six 2011 Mayor’s Arts Awards at a ceremony at Seattle Center. The winners were Tet in Seattle, Choreographer and Artistic Director of Spectrum Dance Theatre Donald Byrd, Jack Straw Productions, […]
The Ethnic Heritage Council hosted the 27th Annual Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center. More than 500 people from 80 countries were sworn in by the Honorable Richard. C. Tallman, U.S. Circuit Court Judge.
The Children’s Alliance raised $85,000 to protect children at its 2011 Voice for Children Awards Luncheon held at Seattle Center.
Click here to see the pictorial. By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Wing-Kun Tam knows that there are 950,000 people in China who are blind. He sees how their quality of life is affected. For many, blindness limits not only the capabilities of individuals, but also of families. For each visually impaired person, there is […]
The Seattle Arts Commission recommended six recipients from a pool of more than 300 public nominations for the Mayor’s Arts Awards, which recognizes the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations, and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities.
Internationally renowned landmine activist Tun Channareth will travel from Cambodia to the United States to accept an honorary