By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Director Eiichi Kudo’s “Eleven Samurai” (1966) completes his gritty, visually rich samurai trilogy. It features elements derived from the two earlier films, “13 Assassins” (1963) and “The Great Killing” (1964), but introduces additional elements, making the film worthy of its brethren.
By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly It was Maya Soetoro-Ng’s mother who made her realize how lucky she was to be of mixed race. Being both Indonesian and white, Soetoro-Ng belonged to more than one world.
By Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke The Associated Press REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — First came the tapping. Over the blasting music, limo driver Orville
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly After Alma Corpuz married her husband over a decade ago, she knew that she had more love to give.
By Assunta Ng Gov. Jay Inslee attended a Cinco de Mayo reception last Friday at the Columbia Tower Club, and he opened his speech with a joke. Everyone laughed.
By Assunta Ng There’s a fake Din Tai Fung? According to Din Tai Fung owner David Wasielewski, a Taiwanese immigrant, Toronto’s Ding Tai Fung is not a part of the Taiwanese chain, although the restaurant’s name has the same Chinese characters. The only difference is the English translation — the “fake” one is spelled Ding, […]
By Assunta Ng Albert Shen or May Day? For decades, every Wednesday night has been thrilling, agonizing, exhausting, and — sometimes — even hysterical and nightmarish. But if you check my calendar, you would be surprised — very few events are ever listed on Wednesdays. On Wednesdays, I have a date with my newspapers, and […]
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a good time to reflect on what it means to be Asian Pacific American. Our community is one of the most diverse minority groups in the United States and is made up of families that have been here for generations and those that have just arrived. Despite our differences, […]