VOLUME 28 NO. 4 | JANUARY 17 - JANUARY 23, 2009


 

SPECIAL INAUGURATION ISSUE

Our twist of fate with Obama

I have to admit, I did not even know how to pronounce Barack Obama’s name when he declared his presidency, but it did not stop me from supporting him. » read more

Presidential media trends

These days, it’s easy to take television and Internet media for granted. A poll doesn’t need to be done to determine how much daily information is gained from either reading news on MSN.com or by watching “The Daily Show.” Slowly, Americans are pulling away from traditional formats such as radio and daily newspapers and moving on to their streamlined TV and online counterparts. » read more

Obama wins popularity contest ... before even taking office

Though President-elect Obama has yet to make any executive decisions in the White House (which officially begins Jan. 20), a national poll surveying public opinion indicates that Obama already has higher level of approval coming in than President Bush has going out. » read more

What's cookin' at the White House?

Even the leader of the free world needs to take time out of his day to eat a meal. So who will don a chef’s hat and feed the Obama family for the next term? It’s the same person who has been cooking for President George W. Bush. » read more

Michelle O: A fashion icon for a new generation

When President-elect Barack Obama is sworn into office, all eyes will be on what first lady Michelle Obama will wear to the inaugural ball that evening. » read more

All the glitz and glam: APIs celebrate Obama's inauguration in style

This is the first time in recent history where a president taking office is creating enormous and dazzling celebrations around the nation. In fact, Jan. 20 will not just be a day of celebration for Americans, but also for many people around the world. » read more

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO US!
27 YEARS OF GREAT LUCK

In December, I was happy that the Northwest Asian Weekly made it through another year though the recession had hurt many businesses. Little did I know, that there was a bomb coming our way on Christmas Eve.
How do you turn moments of difficulties into something magical? This was Oprah’s theme on her Dec. 31 show. I wish I had watched it before our disaster.
What happened to the Northwest Asian Weekly and its sister paper, Seattle Chinese Post, could have destroyed nearly 27 years of reputation.
Reflecting on our 27th anniversary (Jan. 20), I know that we have never tried to be big, important, or wealthy — we just wanted our newspapers to inform, educate, empower, and inspire the Asian American community. We pride ourselves on being on time. We have never missed a single issue in the past 27 years. Then came the horrible snowstorm.
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Celebrate Lunar New Year with everyone in the ID

LUNAR NEW YEAR CONTEST

• Deadline for entries: Jan. 30
• Finalists will be announced: Feb. 12
• Winners will be announced: Feb. 19

find out how


AT THE MOVIES

Bollywood meets martial arts ... and it's not disastrous?


BRIEFLY

Local boy heads to D.C. for inauguration

Help for non-English-speaking domestic violence victims

Community organization wary of Dearborn project, summits motion


ASTROLOGY

RABBIT
Rushing to find fault before having your facts straight is a recipe for disaster. To avoid any regrets, reserve judgment until you have more reliable information.

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CALENDAR

WHAT:

"The Red Jacket," directed by Yalin Zou

WHEN:

Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 26 at 3 p.m.
Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.
Jan. 31 at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave., Seattle

COST:

$6-9

MORE INFO.:

ryan@nwfilmforum.org
www.nwfilmforum.org

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