Every dancer takes a slightly different path to the stage. For Bennyroyce Royon, artistic director of Seattle’s Evergreen City Ballet (ECB) and prime mover behind the Ballet’s “Nutcracker Suites” for the holidays, the path includes figure skating, and a jury-rigged audition outfit.
The two stars of the new movie “I Hate New Year’s” grew up in America at the same time. Some of their experiences dovetailed. But others could not seem more different.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Do you let the virus win or do you win? I have decided not to let the virus control me. Even though much of the world ceases to function during the pandemic, and my calendar shows no excitement in weeks, I decide to reinvent my days. What I have […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Amazon Fresh uses bins that would have been marked up 25% because of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. But Ben Zhang, whose company Greater Pacific Industries imports them, last year shifted operations to Cambodia, where he could obtain them duty-free. He also found new supply chains in Vietnam, […]
By ZEKE MILLER and ANDREW TAYLOR WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is quickly emerging as a political battle that could disrupt his efforts to swiftly fill out his administration. Neera Tanden would be the first woman of color and the first South Asian […]
SEATTLE — On the day before Thanksgiving, members and friends of the Seattle International District Rotary Club helped pick up and deliver groceries and hot meals to hundreds of residents across the Chinatown-International District (CID). Club members Judy Ginn, David Della, David Goldsmith, and Henry Wong, along with Bethany Burton and Meghan Cannon from Washington […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Two years ago, there were 30 hate crimes in King County, and last year that number was 38, but so far in 2020, the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has handled 51 hate crime cases. One case happened last month in Federal Way. Police say two white men chased a Black man […]