By Minal Ghassemieh Attorney at Law (WA State) In 2015 women and children are still being forced into dark corners due to domestic violence. As a child survivor of domestic violence, I am all too familiar with the feeling that a certain violent incident was so bad that it can never get worse, and then […]
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 […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly While the NCAA college basketball tournament has many hoop fans filling out their brackets to see who will make it to the Final Four and win the NCAA Championship, another tournament is taking place on the other side of the world with just as much fandom and probably as […]
The public is invited to join API Chaya’s 20th Annual Candlelight Vigil programs. As an organization that provides domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking services to Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander communities, API Chaya offers spaces of healing to honor lives lost to domestic and sexual violence. This year, the vigil will be […]
Karma Sherpa, the popular singing star of Indian TV show SaReGaMaPa, performed at the Sadbhavna Samaroh (Goodwill Gathering concert) in Bellevue. With an objective of providing a common platform for the local non-profits serving various ethnic groups within the local South Asian community the event was sponsored by the Asian Counseling and Referral Services […]
By Ramit Plushnick-Masti Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) – When it comes to ordering meals at Houston’s Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, immigrant patients can choose from dishes similar to those they might eat at home, including dumplings or noodles for Asian palates, and curry to accommodate Indian tastes.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Tasveer South Asian International Documentary Festival takes place on June 28 and June 29, sponsored by the local Tasveer organization. All films will be shown at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle’s International District/Chinatown.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle is ranked number one among most livable U.S. cities for wheelchair users, according to a 2010 study by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Christopher Reeve, who died in 2004, was the actor best known for his lead roles in many of the “Superman” movies. In 1995, he […]
By Frank Eltman Associated Press EAST ISLIP, New York (AP) – Cricket, the international game of bats and balls that isn’t baseball, is enjoying a surge of popularity in America, with the debut of a national league this spring and higher demand to build “pitches” across the country.
The Center for American Progress, in conjunction with AAPI Data, released a report in May on language diversity and English proficiency among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This release is part of the report series “State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.”