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Celebrating in Bellevue Square — The Bellevue Collection Third Annual Lunar New Year Festival

Celebrating in Bellevue Square — The Bellevue Collection Third Annual Lunar New Year Festival

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Drums beat and cymbals crash. Lion dancers move in sinuous steps, leap and kick to a rapt audience. Last weekend, The Bellevue Collection celebrated the Year of the Ram with its third annual Lunar New Year festival. The event started with a performance by the South Puget Sound Chinese […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Features 10, Vol 34 No 10 | 2/28-3/60 Comments

Google celebrates Lunar New Year

Google celebrates Lunar New Year

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Google employees, their family and friends celebrated Lunar New Year on Wednesday, February 18th at its Kirkland campus. Employees took time from their busy days to join in celebrating the Year of the Sheep.  There were lots of young children dressed in customary Chinese dress, most in red signifying […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Features 10, Vol 34 No 10 | 2/28-3/60 Comments

Hindus concerned after two US incidents in 10 days

Hindus concerned after two US incidents in 10 days

  Hindus nationwide are concerned after two incidents—roughing-up of a Hindu grandfather by police in Madison (Alabama) on February six resulting in partial paralysis and then scrawling of “GET OUT” on Bothell (Washington) Hindu Temple wall discovered on February 15—happened in a span of ten days. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada […]

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, Features, Vol 34 No 9 | 2/21-2/270 Comments

PICTORIAL: Celebrating Pakistan

PICTORIAL: Celebrating Pakistan

The host nation for the 17th annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration at the Tacoma Dome was Pakistan.  There was a presentation of the Pakistan national anthem, and a feature cultural show. The Stage Mistress of Ceremony was Cheryl Lee of the University of Washington.  Festivities included a variety of performances from schools and societies […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 34 No 9 | 2/21-2/270 Comments

Lions and lettuce at the Wing — Lunar New Year celebration kicks off at Wing Luke Museum

Lions and lettuce at the Wing — Lunar New Year celebration kicks off at Wing Luke Museum

By Shane McMahon Northwest Asian Weekly As a crowd gathered on King Street, lettuce and firecrackers hung from the front of a building, two pairs of children in lion costumes prepared to dance, and the celebration of the Year of the Sheep was ready to start. On Feb. 7 the Wing Luke Museum provided Seattle’s […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 34 No 9 | 2/21-2/270 Comments

Dances, drums, and dragons — UW celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

Dances, drums, and dragons — UW celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) rang in the Chinese Lunar New Year with a gala on Feb. 6. <!–more–> The Chinese Student Association (CSA) put on the 48th annual gala. CSA is a student organization at UW that is “dedicated toward improving cultural awareness on the campus as well as […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 34 No 9 | 2/21-2/270 Comments

Bellevue will be celebrating the new year! — The Bellevue Collection’s Third Annual Lunar New Year Festival

Celebrate the Year of the Ram at the Bellevue Collection’s Third Annual Lunar New Year festival. This year, the family-friendly excitement includes nearly forty different performances including lion dancing, tai chi, traditional Chinese music, wushu (or kung fu), mask dancing, peacock dancing, and Chinese opera, and many others. For good luck, dim sum purveyor, Din […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 34 No 9 | 2/21-2/270 Comments

Publix Hotel groundbreaking

Publix Hotel groundbreaking

  There was a groundbreaking February 9th  in the parking lot of the Publix Hotel located at 5th Avenue and South King Street in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. There was a traditional Asian ceremonial elements for good luck and Japanese tea. It was attended by members of Uwajimaya, the hotel development team, investors, and the community to celebrate […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 34 No 8 | 2/14-2/200 Comments

Women in male-dominated careers — Making a difference

Women in male-dominated careers — Making a difference

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly On Friday, Feb. 6, at the China Harbor Restaurant, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation hosted a luncheon to honor female professionals who are making a difference by working in male-dominated careers. This occasion marked the 20th anniversary of the organization. Tanye Jimale, the first  African American to graduate from […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 34 No 8 | 2/14-2/200 Comments

A Chinaman’s chance: The immigrant’s journey — Eric Liu on race, immigration, and citizenship

A Chinaman’s chance: The immigrant’s journey — Eric Liu on race, immigration, and citizenship

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly On Jan. 14, University of Washington School of Law held a question and answer session with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University, interviewed by Robert Chang, director of the Korematsu Center. The interview between these two law professors engaged on the topic of race, immigration, and citizenship.

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Posted in Community News, Education, Features, Profiles, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

Discovering Seattle’s hidden treasures — Gems to discover without leaving the city

Discovering Seattle’s hidden treasures — Gems to discover without leaving the city

By Jean Godden Special to Northwest Asian Weekly There is no need to take a plane to discover something new. Here’s what you can explore, without a suitcase or a high price tag. First, there is the Seattle Room, that wonderful depository of history at Seattle’s Central Library.  Among the finds in the Seattle Room […]

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Posted in Features, Features 06, Travel, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

Making a difference — Honoring women in male-dominated careers

Making a difference — Honoring women in male-dominated careers

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

From Bellevue to Bangkok: UW alumni around the world

From Bellevue to Bangkok: UW alumni around the world

By Ana Mari Cauce Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Before my recent trip to Southeast Asia, I knew that the University of Washington (UW)

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Posted in Community News, Education, Features, Features 06, Travel, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

MLK matters to Seattle — Huge turnout for rally and march

MLK matters to Seattle — Huge turnout for rally and march

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly On January 19, 2015, a large crowd gathered at Garfield High School

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 05, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

Despite controversy, Filipino Community of Seattle Village project marches on

Despite controversy, Filipino Community of Seattle Village project marches on

By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Seattle’s Filipino Community Center (FCC) re-opened after a $3 million

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 05, Profiles, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

Understanding immigration reform and its local impact

Understanding immigration reform and its local impact

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Since this is the time of the New Year, people may want to set their affairs in order.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 34 No 4 | 1/17-1/230 Comments

King County Civil Rights Commission to honor student essay contest winners — Three students from Open Window School take top marks in 16th annual contest

Three 8th grade students from Open Window School in Bellevue will be honored Thursday at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle for their winning submissions to the King County Civil Rights Commission’s 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Writing Contest. The students were invited to reflect on Dr. King’s pioneering civil rights work, especially […]

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, Education, Features, Vol 34 No 4 | 1/17-1/230 Comments

Lan Pham — Connecting the dots with the Office for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Lan Pham — Connecting the dots with the Office for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Lan Pham was only nine-years-old when she left Vietnam. “The refugee

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 04, Profiles, Vol 34 No 4 | 1/17-1/230 Comments

Mona Locke’s new appointment

Mona Locke’s new appointment

Intellectual Ventures has hired Mona Locke, a former journalist best known as Washington State’s former first lady, as its new senior vice president of corporate communications and marketing.

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, Features, Features 04, Names in the News, Profiles, Vol 34 No 4 | 1/17-1/230 Comments

Bellevue man arrested in Portland homicide — Questions of sex trafficking

Bellevue man arrested in Portland homicide — Questions of sex trafficking

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A Bellevue man has been arrested in the murder of a woman at a hotel

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 04, National News, Vol 34 No 4 | 1/17-1/230 Comments

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