Comic creator and artist Camilla d’Ericco greeted fans and autographed books at Seattle’s Kinokuniya bookstore on Dec. 3. She also sold original sketches from her books. d’Ericco, of Vancouver, B.C., paints and draws comics, and more recently, has been publishing instructional how-to and adult coloring books.
APIA contributors honored at dinner
By Tim Gruver Northwest Asian Weekly Stories of struggle, triumph, and transformation defined the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s annual top contributors to the Asian community dinner on Dec. 2. Held at the House of Hong, the event honored eight recipients — Chung-Hyung Lee, president of the Seattle Ewha Woman’s University Alumni Association; Kim Pham, publisher […]
PICTORIAL: Top Contributors Honored
Eight people were honored on Dec. 2 at the House of Hong Restaurant in Chinatown. Photos by George Liu and Eugene Tagawa
A-pop! The latest ups and downs in pop culture
With Thanksgiving over and Christmas on the way, there’s no denying that the holiday season is officially here! Excitement is brewing in the air and Hollywood is no exception.
George Takei’s musical Allegiance to play in movie theaters
“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” wrote William Faulkner. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wrote George Santayana.
The Layup Drill — Tiger Woods’ tough road back
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we talk about Tiger Woods’ return, a racially-motivated attack, and Pacquiao winning a title.
A soaring tale of what’s possible for a Mongolian girl
When I first heard the movie Eagle Huntress, I envisioned a fierce female warrior hunting eagles, which would probably not make for a very compelling movie.
Welcome to the neighborhood — Large-scale development in the ID receives a mixed housewarming
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly There will be a new kid on the block in the Chinatown-International District neighborhood on the corner of 8th Avenue South and South Lane Street beginning summer of 2017. The proposed land use application at 616 8th Avenue South states that there will be a 14-story, 230,060 squarefoot, mixed-use […]
Students: Slain USC professor was caring; arrested student quiet
By Amanda Lee Myers Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A graduate student arrested on suspicion of killing the professor who oversaw his work at the University of California was described by some of his fellow classmates as a quiet but seemingly normal young man while others say he was troubled and pegged as most […]
Chef credited with inventing General Tso’s Chicken has died
By Verena Dobnik Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The chef credited with inventing General Tso’s Chicken, a world-famous Chinese dish smothered in a sweet sauce that was never a staple in China, has died in Taiwan at 98. Peng Chang-kuei died of pneumonia on Nov. 30 in Taipei, his son, Chuck Peng, told The […]