By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly As part of the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s “Painting Seattle” exhibit, canvases by Kamekichi Tokita occupy one showroom wall. Works from Kenjiro Nomura are exhibited on the opposite wall. The two men, friends, co-workers, and Japanese American Issei chroniclers of their hometown, shared much but also diverged as they […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly It’s all about spinning a ball that weighs less than an ounce and making sky-high lobs on a nine-by-five-foot table with a six-inch-high net.
By Brian Mahoney The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Lin cut through the Nets’ defense all night before he was finally surrounded. As teammates hugged him at center court while Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy” blasted through the arena, it was clear the New York Knicks had finally found a spark. And even the Harvard-educated […]
This is not the first time that Asian American candidates have competed for the same political seat. Dr. Bobby Virk, an orthodontist, has announced his candidacy for the 11th District state senate seat, a seat that Rep. Bob Hasegawa has also filed for. They are both Democrats. The seat is being vacated by Sen. Margarita […]