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Seattle diversity — Cities and neighborhoods you should experience

Seattle diversity — Cities and neighborhoods you should experience

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly With minorities soon becoming the majority, diversity is a big topic. If you want to explore it around Seattle, there

Diversity at the top — Justice Mary Yu studied religion, then law

Diversity at the top — Justice Mary Yu studied religion, then law

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu is one of nine Asian Americans being honored at the Diversity at the Top event being held on Oct. 18 at China Harbor Restaurant.

Diversity at the top — Levine ultimately earned the “Dream Job”

Diversity at the top — Levine ultimately earned the “Dream Job”

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I always was a huge sports fan,” recalls Aaron Levine of the reason for his career choice.

A-pop! Trailblazers and debt — Adieu to Shigeta and mortgages; casting call for Star Wars

A-pop! Trailblazers and debt — Adieu to Shigeta and mortgages; casting call for Star Wars

15 August 2014

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The sun’s been shining bright in Seattle this last month! But despite the sizzling heat, things have not been as high in Hollywood. Read on to find out about last month’s unfortunate lows and a few highs.

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Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

15 August 2014

Two martial arts events will be held on the same day, one at the University of Washington and one at the Asian Resource

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Yay for KIMCHI!

Yay for KIMCHI!

15 August 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly When people think of Korean food, the first thing that comes to mind is “kimchi.” The word kimchi means “pickled

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Posted in Food, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Get out and breathe

Get out and breathe

15 August 2014

By Truc Allen Northwest Asian Weekly My life has been a little lonely. Ever since I first put on a climbing harness, stepped into snow skis, got my first skateboard kickflip, or even my first whitewater combat roll, I’ve always been a little alone.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

LETTER: RE: Are we Asian-American or Asian American?

15 August 2014

Dear Editor: American.  If one is very proud of one’s heritage, one can say “American of Asian Heritage.”  However, we should not automatically label ourselves as a sub-group as Asian American unless we label our entire fellow

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Mike Chinoy’s documentary reviews Chinese history

Mike Chinoy’s documentary reviews Chinese history

15 August 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Mike Chinoy is a Senior Fellow at the University of Southern California (USC)’s U.S.-China Institute. He served as a foreign

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Panel discusses business opportunities

Panel discusses business opportunities

15 August 2014

Business Opportunities in Washington,” a panel luncheon hosted by the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce, was

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BLOG: To mourn or not to mourn at a memorial… — Luther J. Carr Jr. remembered and celebrated

BLOG: To mourn or not to mourn at a memorial… — Luther J. Carr Jr. remembered and celebrated

15 August 2014

By Assunta Ng This is supposed to be a sad blog. But Luther J. Carr Jr., a renaissance man, and a Seattle community leader and entrepreneur, reinvented the purpose of a traditional memorial.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Voter tally finalized — General election takes place Nov. 4

Voter tally finalized — General election takes place Nov. 4

15 August 2014

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly King County voters have decided who will be in the general election. There were ten API candidates in the running.

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Posted in Politics, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Meeting Tommy Chong — Counterculture legend visits Seattle to promote marijuana brand

Meeting Tommy Chong — Counterculture legend visits Seattle to promote marijuana brand

14 August 2014

By Reid Mukai Northwest Asian Weekly Before “Harold and Kumar” there was “Cheech and Chong” a counterculture comedy duo which became hugely successful in the 70s and continue to be discovered by new generations of fans.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Features 34, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Hawaii Democrats seek unity after dramatic races

Hawaii Democrats seek unity after dramatic races

14 August 2014

By Cathy Bussewitz and Juliet Williams Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii’s Democratic Unity Breakfast the morning after the primary election is traditionally a time for candidates to set aside their differences and coalesce against the Republican candidates they will face in November.

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Posted in Features 34, National News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Is it funny or is it racist?

Is it funny or is it racist?

14 August 2014

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly That’s the question being asked of Australian Comedian Chris Lilley’s new HBO mockumentary, “Jonah from Tonga.” While some critics say it’s a clever satire on youth, others say that the depiction of the Tongan people is offensive.

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Carter will be featured for China Town Hall

Carter will be featured for China Town Hall

14 August 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Former United States President Jimmy Carter will be a featured guest of the eighth annual China Town Hall meeting on October 16, 2014.  The goal of the Town Hall is to facilitate the exchange of ideas through educational exchanges and public education.  President Carter’s remarks will be web cast […]

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Posted in Features 34, Politics, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

EDITORIAL: You just got anime-eyed!

EDITORIAL: You just got anime-eyed!

14 August 2014

One of our readers sent in a comment about our article about the “yellowface” issue regarding the Mikado. This was the letter: Relative to the ongoing discussions about Yellowface:  I’ve always been interested in the fact that anime portrays its Asian characters as having giant round blue and green eyes, ala Margaret Keane, and wondering […]

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Playing pianos in our parks

Playing pianos in our parks

10 August 2014

Have you see the piano at Hing Hay Park? It’s part of Pianos in the Parks, where 20

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Children’s book about World War II to be released

Children’s book about World War II to be released

10 August 2014

Kirby Larson, children’s author, is releasing a new book on Aug. 26. The story is about a girl named Mitsi Kashino being separated from her dog Dash when her family is sent to incarceration camp during World War II. The story follows her life in the camp while she still hopes to be reunited with […]

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Children of Marines receive scholarships

Children of Marines receive scholarships

10 August 2014

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) hosted a reception on July 30 at the

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Book on history of protests in China released

Book on history of protests in China released

10 August 2014

Jessica Chen Weiss, born and raised in Seattle, has written a book, Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations, about the history of anti-foreign protests in China from 1985 to 2012. Weiss has interviewed over 170 people for this book and has spent about 14 months on field research. Powerful Patriots discusses anti-foreign protests […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business

Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business

10 August 2014

Christina Park has started her own law firm, Park Business Law, located on 1001 4th

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

An evening in Seattle inspires a benefit at Benaroya

An evening in Seattle inspires a benefit at Benaroya

10 August 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Kalimba band, a tribute to the music of epochal soul/funk act Earth, Wind & Fire,

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

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