Have you see the piano at Hing Hay Park? It’s part of Pianos in the Parks, where 20
Children’s book about World War II to be released
Kirby Larson, children’s author, is releasing a new book on Aug. 26. The story is about a girl named Mitsi Kashino being separated from her dog Dash when her family is sent to incarceration camp during World War II. The story follows her life in the camp while she still hopes to be reunited with […]
Children of Marines receive scholarships
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) hosted a reception on July 30 at the
Book on history of protests in China released
Jessica Chen Weiss, born and raised in Seattle, has written a book, Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations, about the history of anti-foreign protests in China from 1985 to 2012. Weiss has interviewed over 170 people for this book and has spent about 14 months on field research. Powerful Patriots discusses anti-foreign protests […]
Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business
Christina Park has started her own law firm, Park Business Law, located on 1001 4th
An evening in Seattle inspires a benefit at Benaroya
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Kalimba band, a tribute to the music of epochal soul/funk act Earth, Wind & Fire,
Update on “The Mikado”: Conversation ensues
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society closed their production of “The Mikado,” but the conversation on its implied racism has just begun.
More than just “Asian” — New bill hopes to improve on student data
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly U.S. Congressman Mike Honda stood up for the All Students Count Act at a rally in Washington D.C. on July 31. Congressman Honda, a Democrat from California, <!–more–>proposed a bill, the All Students Count Act, which requires state education agencies to report more enhanced data in their annual state […]
What are you missing in Sci-Fi/fantasy films? DIVERSITY
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Many moviegoers will be enjoying their share of summer movies, but according to a recent study, they will be missing something. Diversity. The lack of people of color and women in science fiction and fantasy are especially stunning.
Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism
By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges Wednesday amid a renewed flare-up of bloody anti-government violence in the country’s far west.