By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The new year has just begun and already so much has happened in Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest on award ceremonies, castings, and more. Awards season: on winning trophies and being racist It is awards season and celebrities are hitting the red carpet in droves! At […]
H Mart, a Korean grocery chain store, will finally open its fifth store in downtown Seattle after its opening announcement three years ago. It is going to be at Second Avenue and Pine Street, where a Nordstrom Rack Store was. Three years ago, in order to provide the growing number of residents in downtown with […]
Nominations are now being accepted by International Community Health Services (ICHS) and the ICHS Foundation for the 2016 Bamboo Award for Health to recognize the outstanding work of people and organizations in supporting ICHS and its mission. The nominations will be accepted until March 18. Awardees will be contacted by March 28. The award will […]
The United States Social Security Administration announced the expansion of its online services for Washington state residents. Residents can use the my Social Security (mySS) portal to replace Social Security Number (SSN) card requests. This will allow the residents to replace their SSN card without a need to visit a Social Security office and allow […]
The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) is sponsoring an essay contest to provide a forum for expression by youth who aim to be future leaders of the United States. The contest is open to all high school students. To participate, students must register before Feb. 29. The actual essay has to be written on-site at […]
On Feb. 16, InterIm Community Development Association kicked off a social media series that highlights pictures and short narratives about life in Seattle’s Chinatown–International District (CID). Called “Voices of the CID,” the series can be followed on InterIm CDA’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages. Each week through May, InterIm CDA will feature photos and interview […]
On Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Tacoma Dome exhibition hall, drums thundered. Dancers glided and swayed with power, pride, ease and grace. And the aroma of food wafted enticingly through the air, mingling with the massive sea of people.
Children celebrate the Lunar New Year with parade in Chinatown. On Saturday, Feb. 13, children of all ages lined up outside the doors of Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW), anticipating the start of the NWAW Children’s Parade and Costume Contest. Tied first place winners Vivian Zhao and Perry Jones received $100. Second prize winner Caitlin Watanabe […]
Adrian Alarilla, filmmaker liaison at this year’s Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF), grew up in Manila and spent some time on the Philippine island, Cebu, and Chicago, before moving to Seattle in 2010.
MONROE, Wash. (AP) — A man who was 14 years old when he was sentenced to life without parole for a 1987 murder has been released from a Washington state prison.