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PICTORIAL: CACA hits the city — Seattle hosts the 53rd Biennial Convention

PICTORIAL: CACA hits the city — Seattle hosts the 53rd Biennial Convention

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) held its 53rd Biennial Convention in Seattle Aug 6-9. Seattle is the youngest chapter of the 18 chapters across the country. CACA was founded in 1895 by a group of Chinese Americans in San Francisco. Since its inception the alliance has played a role in many civil rights milestones, […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 34 No 35 | 8/22-8/280 Comments

PICTORIAL: Vigils and vigilance — Community honors Donnie Chin

PICTORIAL: Vigils and vigilance — Community honors Donnie Chin

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Features 32, Pictorials, Vol 34 No 32 | 8/1-8/70 Comments

PICTORIAL: Trash to treasure — Contests and crowds at 2015 Dragon Fest

PICTORIAL: Trash to treasure — Contests and crowds at 2015 Dragon Fest

Visitors to the Dragon Fest in Chinatown last weekend were treated to an unusual runway fashion show and contest. What made it unusual? All materials used to create the designs were required to be recycled. The preparation for the show started at the Northwest Asian Weekly office, where it turned into a circus with makeup […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 30, Pictorials, Vol 34 No 30 |7/18-7/240 Comments

PICTORIAL: Miss India Washington pageant 2015 — Celebrating beauty, spirit, and heritage

PICTORIAL: Miss India Washington pageant 2015 — Celebrating beauty, spirit, and heritage

By Menka Soni Northwest Asian Weekly Beauty, elegance, grace, intellect, talent… And there was plenty of perspiration and inspiration last week May 16-17 in Bellevue. The 2015 Ravishing Women show was home to the Miss/Mrs/Teen India WA pageantry, along with motivating segments that honor women. Ajeta Singhal was crowned Miss India WA, whereas Protyusha Dasenogi […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 34 No 23 | 5/30-6/50 Comments

PICTORIAL: This month, it’s all about heritage — API Heritage celebration at the Seattle Center Armory May 3

PICTORIAL: This month, it’s all about heritage — API Heritage celebration at the Seattle Center Armory May 3

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 34 No 19 | 5/2-5/80 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

GO HAWKS! — Seahawks headed to the Super Bowl

GO HAWKS! — Seahawks headed to the Super Bowl

    There was blue and green everywhere Sunday afternoon and evening in Seattle when the Seahawks played the Packers. Fans lined up for entry (top) and piled out of King Street Station (bottom) to attend the game. What started out as a disappointing game turned into what has now been considered one of the […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

PICTORIAL: Chinatown transformed

PICTORIAL: Chinatown transformed

There were street closures in Chinatown for the filming of the Amazon Television pilot “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept 30 and Oct 1. The series is based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning novel. The premise is an alternate reality in which the Nazis and Japan won World War II and then […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

PICTORIAL: A night in Chinatown — Moon Festival Night Market

PICTORIAL: A night in Chinatown — Moon Festival Night Market

There were crowds, culture, and nightlife in Chinatown last Saturday. The annual International District/Chinatown Night Market was a hit if you gauge by the huge crowds.

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 39 | 9/20-9/260 Comments

PICTORIAL: Chinatown Seafair Parade engages neighborhood and visitors

PICTORIAL: Chinatown Seafair Parade engages neighborhood and visitors

By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly People from all over Seattle gathered in the International District July 20 to watch the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade. During the parade, police officers helped block the transportation routes to King Street, so audiences could enjoy and concentrate on the parade without traffic. Crowds started from the King Street […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/10 Comments

PICTORIAL: Recycling Fashion Contest

PICTORIAL: Recycling Fashion Contest

Photos by George Liu & Daria Kroupoderova/NWAW The recycling fashion contest is made possible by:   General BioDiesel Cathay Post 186 Tsue Chong Company Waters Academy ParentMap Jade Garden Restaurant Simply Thai Restaurant China Harbor Restaurant InterIm CDA Jim Doane Thank you!

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 30 | 7/19-7/250 Comments

PICTORIAL: Dragon Fest 2014

PICTORIAL: Dragon Fest 2014

The International District experienced fun, food, electricity mayhem, and even a recycling fashion contest. Highlights from this year’s festival also included a dance contest, $2 bites from local restaurants, and a variety of booths that sold everything from jewelry to handmade arts and crafts. (end) Photos by George Liu & Daria Kroupoderova/NWAW

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 30 | 7/19-7/250 Comments

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Senator Paull Shin for the naming of University of Washington’s Korean Studies program!

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Senator Paull Shin for the naming of University of Washington’s Korean Studies program!

Thank you for your contribution and support of the community! Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/40 Comments

PICTORIAL: Thank You, Ken Colling, for your 10 great years of service at Goodwill  and your support for communities of color!

PICTORIAL: Thank You, Ken Colling, for your 10 great years of service at Goodwill and your support for communities of color!

Photos from Ken’s retirement party on June 6. All gifts made in honor of Ken were given for Goodwill’s Digital Literacy Initiative, a project that will help impact students’ day-to-day lives and improve their job-search skills. The total raised in honor of CEO Ken Colling is $32,532. The total raised for the Digital Literacy Initiative […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Lori Matsukawa on being inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle!

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Lori Matsukawa on being inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle!

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/202 Comments

PICTORIAL: Women of the Century

PICTORIAL: Women of the Century

The Women’s University Club of Seattle presented its annual Brava! Awards on May 16, honoring women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community and beyond. This year, in celebration of the club’s centennial, members nominated “Women of the Century.”

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 24 | 6/7-6/130 Comments

PICTORIAL: 40th anniversary of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

PICTORIAL: 40th anniversary of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

On May 15, the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) brought youth, community leaders, elected officials and commissioners together at the Holiday Inn in Seatac for a celebration of history and to inspire a new generation. Attendees were treated to performances by the Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team, Seattle Kokon Taiko drummers, […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 33 No 23 | 5/31-6/61 Comment

PICTORIAL: Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

PICTORIAL: Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

API Heritage Month brought out the crowds to the Seattle Center on Sunday, where celebrants of all ages were entertained by drumming, music, dance, games, and a lively hum bow eating contest.  

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 33 No 20 | 5/10-5/160 Comments

PICTORIAL: Obama bounces around Asia

PICTORIAL: Obama bounces around Asia

President Obama launched his trip to Asia from Oso, Wash., where he visited the March 22 landslide victims’ families, friends, and rescue workers. From there, he began a week-long trip to four Asian countries.

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Posted in National News, Pictorials, Vol 33 No 19 | 5/3-5/9, World News0 Comments

PICTORIAL: First Lady in China

PICTORIAL: First Lady in China

First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to China March 20 through March 26 with her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama. They visited historical and cultural sites, as well as schools, including a calligraphy class in which one student taught Mrs. Obama how to draw the character for “eternity.”

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 14 | 3/29-4/40 Comments

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