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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 Features 31, 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 Features 23, 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

PICTORIAL: Welcoming the Year of the Horse!

PICTORIAL: Welcoming the Year of the Horse!

Northwest Asian Weekly hosted the annual Children’s Parade Contest, featuring dozens of children in festive costumes — from the traditional Korean dress Hanbok to handmade horse costumes. Calligraphy, face painting booths, and other delights surrounded the park and the neighborhood. The whole Chinatown-International District was transformed into a giant, remarkable Lunar New Year festival. Photos […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Pictorials, Vol 33 No 7 | 2/8-2/140 Comments

PICTORIAL: ’Hawks are in!

PICTORIAL: ’Hawks are in!

Victory is sweet for the Seattle Seahawks, who beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in Sunday’s conference championship game at CenturyLink Field. It was a nail-biter, with the ’Hawks down 17-13 at the start of the fourth quarter, but several big plays put them over the top. Fans came from near and far in their […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 5 | 1/25-1/310 Comments

PICTORIAL: After the fire

PICTORIAL: After the fire

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 33 No 2 | 1/4-1/100 Comments

PICTORIAL: Top contributors honored

PICTORIAL: Top contributors honored

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

PICTORIAL: Visionary gala honors 10 APAs

PICTORIAL: Visionary gala honors 10 APAs

Ten people from the Asian Pacific American community were honored as “visionaries” by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation on Oct. 18. About 300 people attended the gala event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, which included a no-host bar, personal welcomes from King County Council candidate Shari Song and Northwest Asian Weekly publisher Assunta Ng, a […]

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Posted in Features, Pictorials, Vol 32 No 45 | 11/2-11/80 Comments

PICTORIAL: Vying for attention — Scenes from the Ethnic Media Meet and Greet

PICTORIAL: Vying for attention — Scenes from the Ethnic Media Meet and Greet

Over 30 candidates vying for political office attended the 4th annual Sea Beez Ethnic Media–Candidates Meet and Greet at the Nagomi Tea House on Aug. 15 in an effort to introduce themselves to communities of color. Candidates made it to the International District from as far away as Fircrest to make one minute speeches and […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 32 No 35 | 8/24-8/300 Comments

PICTORIAL: The Chinatown Seafair Parade

PICTORIAL: The Chinatown Seafair Parade

Photos by George Liu & Assunta Ng/NWAW

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 32 No 31 | 7/27-8/20 Comments

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