The Wing Luke hosted their annual dinner and auction on Saturday, March 23, raising over $315,000 for their educational and public programs. Over 500 people attended the event, which was hosted by Teresa Yuan of KING 5 and held at the Seattle Sheraton. The event featured both live and silent auctions, featuring dozens of items […]
BLOG: Passing the torch
By Assunta Ng In case you don’t know, Congressman Adam Smith of the 9th district is now representing part of the Chinatown/International District, after redistricting. It used to only be Congressman Jim McDermott.
The Wing receives distinction from National Park Service
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly The Wing Luke Museum celebrated the Lunar New Year by embarking on a new chapter in its own future. Visiting U.S.
Fashion Night at The Wing showcases local designers
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle might not be known as a traditional fashion town, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a fashion industry here. That’s what nine Seattle-based Asian American fashion designers sought to prove, showcasing their work at The Wing Luke Museum’s Fashion Night on Jan. 19.
Wing Luke Museum debuts “Fashion: Workroom to Runway” exhibit
The Wing opened its “Fashion: Workroom to Runway” exhibit on Aug. 9, with an opening reception featuring designs from national and local designer …
BLOG: White House officials in one day
By Assunta Ng On July 9, three White House officials visited Seattle. As a member of the media, I was invited to all three meet-and-greet events. Vice President Joe Biden was in town to campaign for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell at the Seattle Westin Hotel. Although I admire Biden, I hesitated to go to his […]
ArtPlace grant funds restoration of Japantown’s Higo Garden
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience aims to reactivate the Higo Garden in
BLOG: How do top Chinese leaders exercise?
By Assunta Ng Oh, yes. Chinese leaders such as President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao work out using Chinese aerobics, of course! The leaders’ Tai Chi instructor, Grand Master Chen Zhenglei, was in Seattle from May 24 to May 28. Master Hong Yijiao invited Grand Master Chen, who presented seminars at The Wing […]
BLOG: The good, the bad, and the ugly of SCP’s 30th Anniversary Gala
This entry was previously published in the Seattle Chinese Post’s May 5 issue. Join us for the Northwest Asian Weekly’s 30th Anniversary Gala on Oct. 5 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel. By Assunta Ng Paranoia I am not really superstitious. When we sold 40 tables for our anniversary gala, however, I stopped pushing for more. […]
Coalition calls for designation of Wing Luke Museum as historical site
On May 8, Congressmember Jim McDermott, with a coalition of eight members of Congress, sent a request to U.S. National Park Service (NPS) to designate the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing) as a historical site. In a letter signed by McDermott, Sen. Maria Cantwell, Sen. Patty Murray, and others, […]