VOLUME 28 NO. 6 | JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 6, 2009


CALENDAR

Last updated 1-29-09 at 12:49 p.m.

WHAT:

NWAW, SCP, and Seattle Art Museum present "A Quick and Fun Lunar Art Activity" as a part of Seattle Chinatown/International District's Lunar New Year Celebration 2009

WHEN:

Jan. 31
11 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHERE:

NW Asian Weekly/Seattle Chinese Post lobby
412 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle

MORE INFO.:

206-223-5559


LUNAR NEW YEAR CONTEST

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

find out how


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Friday, Jan. 30

• Women in Power: Nonprofits and Community Organizations
China Harbor Restaurant
2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
For directions, call 206-286-1688

• UW World Series presents Peking Acrobats
Jan. 30–31
Meany Hall, UW Campus
8 p.m.
$40 per adult
$20 per student and child
206-543-4880
www.uwworldseries.org

• Chinese Information & Service Center cordially invites you to attend our Chinese New Year party for the Elderly and Volunteer Recognition
New Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant
900 South Jackson St., Seattle
Noon–2 p.m.
$30
www.cisc-seattle.org


Sunday, Feb. 1

• Setsubun — Welcoming Spring Celebration Ceremony with optional potluck
Seattle Nichiren Buddhist Temple
1042 South Weller St., Seattle
10:30 a.m.
Rev. Kanjin Cederman, 206-323-2252

• Launch Party and Book Signing with teen author, Justina Chen Headley
Barnes & Noble
626 106th Ave. N.E., Bellevue
3–5 p.m.
425-453-7958
www.justinachenheadley.blogspot.com


Wednesday, Feb. 4

• The Board of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation meeting
University of Puget Sound Campus
Wyatt Hall Atrium
North Union on 13th St., Seattle
6–8:15 p.m.
RSVP to perry@ups.edu


Sunday, Feb. 8

• Chinese New Year Festival and Parade
280 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island
11–2 p.m.

• Experience the Sensuality of Mozart with Orchestra Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers
First Free Methodist Church
3200 Third Ave. W., Seattle
3 p.m.
$10–25
206-682-5208
www.brownpapertickets.com
www.osscs.org


Tuesday, Feb. 10

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B291 Chinese I Favorites and Store Tour with Naomi Kakiuchi
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$65
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012


Thursday, Feb. 12

• “The Year of the Ox” banquet from the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce
New Hong Kong Restaurant
900 S. Jackson St., Seattle
6 p.m.
R.S.V.P. to newyearbanquet@seattlechinesechamber.org
$500/table
$40/person

• “NOH Pathos Behind the Mask”
Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect St., Volunteer Park, Seattle
Free admission
RSVP by Feb. 6 to
206-682-9107
fujimori@cgjapansea.org


Wednesday, Feb. 18-Sunday, Feb. 22

• Northwest Flower & Garden Show, “Sustainable Spaces. Beautiful Places.”
Washington State Convention Center
www.gardenshow.com/seattle/press/presskit.asp


Tuesday, Feb. 19

• Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health Care lecture
Gilda’s Club
1400 Broadway Ave., Seattle
7-8:30 p.m.
RSVP at 206-709-1400
www.gildasclubseattle.org


Tuesday, Feb. 24

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B293 Chinese II – Delicate Flavors with Naomi Kakiuchi
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$65
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012


Tuesday, Mar. 3

• Living Healthy Community Workshops
6-7 p.m.
International District Community Center
719 8th Ave. S., Seattle
Free admission
Register at 206-386-1300 and 206-233-0042


Tuesday, Mar. 10

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B295 Sushi III – The Art of Nigiri Sushi with Hajime Sato
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$85
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012


Thursday, Mar. 12

• The Root Causes of Health Disparities lecture: Just What Are the Determinants of Health?
Gilda’s Club
1400 Broadway Ave., Seattle
7-8:30 p.m.
RSVP to 206-709-1400
www.gildasclubseattle.org


April 4

• Wing Luke Asian Museum’s 2009 Dinner & Auction
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way in Seattle’s Pier 66
206-623-5124


Tuesday, April 7

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B297 Japanese II – Classic Dishes with Naomi Kakiuchi
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$65
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012


Through Aug. 16, 2009

Ho’omau Ka Huaka’i Exhibit: Native Hawai’ians in the Pacific Northwest
Wing Luke Asian Museum
719 South King St., Seattle
206-623-5124
www.wingluke.org

 

 

 

Saturday, Jan. 31

• Taiwan Chamber of Commerce
China Harbor
2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle
6–9 p.m.
206-767-4184

• NWAW, SCP, and Seattle Art Museum present "A Quick and Fun Lunar Art Activity" as a part of Seattle Chinatown/International District's Lunar New Year Celebration 2009
NW Asian Weekly/Seattle Chinese Post lobby
412 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle
11 a.m.–4p.m.
Free admission

• Lunar New Year Celebration 2009 — Year of the Ox presented by Snoqualmie Casino
Hing Hay Park
411 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Free admission
www.cidbia.org/events

• UW Music: Wendy Yamashita, visiting artist recital
Brechemin Auditorium at UW campus
5 p.m.
$10
206-685-8384
www.music.washington.edu


Monday, Feb. 2

• Preschool Story Times
Feb. 2, 9, and 23 at 11 a.m.
Federal Way Regional Library
34200 First Way S., Federal Way
Ages 3 to 5


Thursday, Feb. 5

• Chinese Film, “Not One Less” by Zhang Yimou
Bainbridge Cinema
403 North Madison Ave., Bainbridge
7 p.m.
$5
206-855-8173
www.bainbridgepavilion.com


Saturday, Feb. 7

• Asia Pacific Cultural Center 11th Annual New Year Celebration
Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall
2727 East D St., Tacoma
9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Free admission
253-272-3663
www.asiapacificculturalcenter.org

• Concert by the Seattle Chinese Orchestra
Island School
8553 Northeast Day Rd., Bainbridge Island
7 p.m.
www.uschinamusic.org

• 2009 Golden Circle Awards and Lunar New Year Celebration
OCA–Greater Seattle Annual Dinner
New Hong Kong Restaurant
900 South Jackson St., Seattle
6–8:30 p.m.

• AAJA Seattle’s Lunar New Year Banquet
Wing Luke Asian Museum
719 South King St., Seattle
RSVP to aajaseattle@gmail.com
www.aajaseattle.org

• The Fifth Annual Illuminating Langston Fundraising Gala
Celebrating the 107th Birthday and Illuminating the Life of Harlem’s Poet Laureate Langston Hughes
6–9 p.m.
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
104 17th Ave. S., Seattle
206-285-5175
rice1234@yahoo.com

• Celebrating the 107th Birthday and Illuminating the Life of Harlem’s Poet Laureate Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
104 17th Ave. S.
6-9 p.m.
www.brownpapertickets.com
206-386-1177


Tuesday, Feb. 17

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B292 Sushi II – Advanced Sushi Rolls with Hajime Sato
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$75
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012

• Living Healthy Community Workshops
6-7 p.m.
International District Community Center
719 8th Ave. S., Seattle
Free admission
Register at 206-386-1300 and 206-233-0042


Monday, Feb. 23

• Bastyr University is proud to present T. Colin Campbell, PhD, author of The China Study
Bastyr University Chapel
14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore
7:30-9 a.m.
$20/person
www.bastyr.edu


Feb. 26 & 28

• “ZEN”: Japanese Film & Lectures in Seattle
Feb. 26, 6-9 p.m.
HUB Auditorium at UW
Feb. 28, 2-6:30 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University
206-682-9107 (ext. 132 or 134)
yamauchi@cgjapansea.org
www.seattle.us.emb-japan.go.jp


Monday, Mar. 9

• “I am not me, the horse is not mine” by William Kentridge
University of Washington, Kane Hall
7:30 p.m.
www.brownpapertickets.com
800-838-3006


March 11-21

• “The Return of Ulysses” by Claudio Monteverdi
March 11, 13, 14, 20 and 21
The Moore Theatre
1932 Second Ave., Seattle
7:30 p.m.
www.pacificoperaworks.org


Sunday, Mar. 22

• Discussion and boo signing from Vincent H. Okamoto, author of “Wolfhound Samurai”
NVC Hall
1212 S. King St., Seattle
1-3 p.m.


Tuesday, Mar. 24

• Uwajimaya’s cooking class
B296 Japanese I – Favorites and Store Tour with Naomi Kakiuchi
Uwajimaya
15555 N.E. 24th, Bellevue
6:30 p.m.
$65
Register online at www.nuculinary.com
425-747-9012


Tuesday, April 28

• Living Healthy Community Workshops
6-7 p.m.
International District Community Center
719 8th Ave. S., Seattle
Free admission
Register at 206-386-1300 and 206-233-0042


Through May 17, 2009

• Still Present Pasts: Korean Americans and the “Forgotten War”
Community Hall at the new Wing Luke Asian Museum
719 South King St., Seattle
1-3 p.m.
Free admission
206-623-5124
www.wingluke.org

 

 

 

 


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