By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — An archaeological dig in Boston’s historic Chinatown has been cut short after it turned up a 1980s music cassette, a toy dinosaur and other bric-a-brac. The city’s Archaeology Program tweeted on July 30 that it was wrapping up its three-week excavation because researchers reached the water table, […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Asian American tap dance star Dorothy Toy died last month at her home in Oakland, Calif. She was 102 years old. Toy worked mostly with Paul Wing in the 1930s and ’40s—billing themselves as “the Chinese Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers” even though only Wing was Chinese. Toy was of […]
Rep. Grace Meng (D-New York) introduced legislation on July 31 to examine the possibility of creating the first museum dedicated to preserving the history, culture, and accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Entitled the “Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act,” the bill […]
For Fast and Furious fans who are waiting for FF9, Hobbs and Shaw will keep you satisfied until its release next year. If you are not up to date with the FF series, Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw fought against each other, but put aside their differences to save the world with the rest of the FF crew.
The challenge: Take a script about gay penguins, working with not-necessarily-gay penguins and human zookeepers, to save home, hearth, and hearts in a world on the brink of collapse—and make it funny, warm, accessible, and even kid-friendly.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee has attracted attention the past several years for the number of South Asian American winners.
The main reason people immigrate to America is for a better life.
Mayor Jenny Durkan campaigned for Seattle City Council district 2 candidate Mark Solomon in Chinatown on Aug. 4. She visited Chinatown organizations, including Hop Sing Tong, Gee How Oak Tin Family Association, and the Soo Yuen Benevolent Association. Incumbent Bruce Harrell announced he would not run for re-election earlier this year. District 2 includes the […]
The famous Chinese love story, The Butterfly Lovers (Liang Shanbo yu Zhu YingTai), is coming to Seattle’s McCaw Hall in September, with the Beijing Dance Academy, thanks to Li Hengda of Hengda Dance Academy.
The first vote count in the Aug. 6 King County primary is in. And there was a big surprise in the race for Port of Seattle Commissioner, Position 2, with Sam Cho coming up on top.