“There will be… liberal use of stage blood, should occasion warrant it,” warns the email invite confirmation to “The Angel in the House,” a new play written and directed by Seattle’s Sara Porkalob.
Harley Quinn (née Harleen Quinzel) and the Joker (aka “puddin’”) have broken up. Now, she is on her own without the Joker to protect her against the wrath of everyone she ever wronged. She is, apparently, not liked. In “Birds of Prey” (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), we have a sequel of sorts to Suicide Squad.
Local poet and visual artist Shin Yu Pai’s upcoming book of poems, ENSŌ, promises to intrigue both seasoned poetry readers and beginners to the art. Due out in March from Entre Ríos Books, ENSŌ stands out amongst Pai’s work in that represents an overview and a culmination of everything she has done so far, while leaving no doubt that the journey continues.
Natalie Lo, Vivian Zhao, and Laurie Yaokum won first ($75), second ($50), and third ($25) place respectively in the 2020 Northwest Asian Weekly Lunar New Year Costume Contest on Feb. 8. In all, two dozen people took part in the contest, emceed by Nella Kwan.
The Hong Kong Business Association of Washington held its Chinese New Year gala on Feb. 8, at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel to benefit the Seattle Asian Art Museum.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly While some Chinese immigrants relentlessly raised money and collected supplies for those afflicted by the coronavirus outbreak, local businesses associated with Asia or Asian Americans faced a dire fall–off in business and even bankruptcy. Fear of contagion has massively affected business in the Chinatown-International (ID). Usually crowded restaurants are […]
Two bonsai, estimated to be worth thousands of dollars, were returned to the Pacific Bonsai Museum. The trees were stolen from the public display at the Federal Way museum on Feb. 9.
In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars’ horizons, Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.
South Koreans reacted with rare collective joy after director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite’” won the Oscar on Feb. 9 for best picture and three other awards. The wins made history in both the Hollywood and South Korean film industries. The class satire is the first non-English-language film to win best picture in the 92-year history […]