Over 20,000 individuals from around the world swarmed the 18th annual Sakuracon in spectacular costumes on April 3 to 5 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Many cosplayers slaved away for hours sewing and assembling to make sure their costumes were perfect. This convention consisted of Anime theaters, gaming, cosplay, cultural panels, dances, concerts, […]
“Building the Beloved” had a community gala on Saturday, September 27, at the Washington State Convention Center. The event raised over $345,000 for El Centro de la Raza’s programs and services. Approximately 1,000 people attended. Asian Counseling and Referral Center’s executive director Diane Narasaki, Lisa Daugaard, and Daniel Kogita were presented with the Roberto Felipe […]
By Assunta Ng This is supposed to be a sad blog. But Luther J. Carr Jr., a renaissance man, and a Seattle community leader and entrepreneur, reinvented the purpose of a traditional memorial.
By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Super Mario was jumping around Seattle downtown and yes, Batman was eating at Subway among thousands of interesting and strange characters flooding last weekend.<!–more–> Sakura-Con estimates more than 20,000 people attended this year’s conference on April 18 through April 20 at the Washington State Convention Center. This is the […]
By Assunta Ng How do you measure the success of an organization’s fundraising event? By the amount of money it raises? By the number of attendees or the quality of the program?
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The title of Sheryl WuDunn’s 2009 New York Times bestseller “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” comes from a Chinese proverb that says “Women hold up half the sky.” Last May, her appearance at the University of Oregon expanded on women’s importance in the world […]
Click here to see the pictorial. By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Wing-Kun Tam knows that there are 950,000 people in China who are blind. He sees how their quality of life is affected. For many, blindness limits not only the capabilities of individuals, but also of families. For each visually impaired person, there is […]
Held at the Washington State Convention Center, the 2010 OneAmerica Annual Dinner was attended by more than 700 people.