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Hong Kong Association raises funds for the Bruce Lee Action Museum

Hong Kong Association raises funds for the Bruce Lee Action Museum

Daughter Shannon Lee at the gala (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

The Hong Kong Association of Washington Foundation raised over $250,000 for the Bruce Lee Action Museum during their annual Chinese New Year Black Tie Gala on Feb. 9 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 9 | 2/23-3/1Comments (4)

BLOG: In a tough economy, there is some good news for BLAM

BLOG: In a tough economy, there is some good news for BLAM

By Assunta Ng

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Seattle Councilmember Bruce Harrell, BLAM supporter, speaks at fundraiser (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

 

If you are wondering how the Bruce Lee Action Museum (BLAM) can overcome a dire economy, just look at its kick-off dinner held last Friday, Oct. 21, at the Imperial Garden Seafood Restaurant. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 44 | 10/29-11/4Comments (0)

Bruce Lee lives on in new museum

Bruce Lee lives on in new museum

By Jason Cruz
Northwest Asian Weekly

Bruce Lee and daughter Shannon Lee (Photo provided by Shannon Lee)

Almost 30 years after his death, the vision of a museum honoring breakthrough martial arts star Bruce Lee is coming to fruition. Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, is spearheading the effort to build a lasting memory in his honor.

She operates the Bruce Lee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in Los Angeles. Though the foundation is in LA, she believes that Seattle is the only place for the museum.

“Seattle is already a destination place for a lot of Bruce Lee fans interested in his legacy.” Lee stated. “My brother and father are buried [in Seattle].” Both Bruce Lee and Brandon Lee, who was also an actor and martial artist, are buried at Lakeview Cemetery. Read the full story

Posted in Features, Vol 30 No 42 | 10/15-10/21Comments (16)

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