Forrest Baum

Forrest Baum
20 POSTS 5 COMMENTS
Forrest Baum is a father, filmmaker, animator, and standup comedian. He's also your Seattle Globalist Calendar Editor, and can usually be found biking about town to lectures. Reach him at: forrest@seattleglobalist.com

by -
0

Tons of Globalist-y things to do in Seattle this month, from International Women's Day events, to the Black to the Future Hackathon and a nerve-wracking Spelling Bee!

by -
1

Lunar New Year and Black History Month mean there's plenty of things to do in Seattle this February.

by -
0

January's here, and if you're looking for a better way to deal with the holiday calories, we have dancing and thrilling events all over...

by -
0

So, wanna be like Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Two upcoming Seattle events will discuss how to welcome refugees to the state.

Idle No More

by -
0

The days are getting shorter and colder, but there's plenty of Globalist things to do in Seattle in December.

by -
0

Humanities Washington's Think & Drink series has focused on bringing people together to talk about race over beers for the past two years.

Initiative 122, a campaign finance reform initiative that would set contribution limits in Seattle and also create a voucher system for public campaign financing, appeared...

Diwali oil lamps in Darjeeling, India. (Photo from Wikipedia by Benoy)

by -
0

New in town? Looking for things to do in Seattle as the nights get long and the weather gets cold? We've got you covered.

by -
0

Your guide to celebrating 2015 Día de los Muertos in Seattle and around the Northwest.

by -
0

Forrest Baum's guide to the most fun, most Globalist events in Seattle in October.

by -
0

Seattle in September means we're back to rain, but don't start hibernating yet! There are plenty of great options for fun both outside and in.

Momi Takoyaki

by -
0

Could "tako" snacks be the new taco?

by -
0

This month in Seattle: Breakfast with Singapore's ambassador, capoeira at lunch, and Caribbean jerk chicken dinner.

by -
0

This month in Seattle: improvised Bollywood movies, a film about Yesler Terrace, volcano preparedness and the intersection of race and climate change.

Members of the Central Area Senior Center Sliders Dance Group learn some West African moves at the November World Dance Party. (The World Dance Party held at the Filipino Community Center in November. (Photo by Steven Zhang)

by -
1

It's June, and that means Seattle is bursting with fun. We've scoured the Globalist Calendar and come up with five events you won't want to miss!

At the NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, in October 1992 , Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari, US President George H. W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney along with trade officials from all three countries. Bill Clinton finalized the negotiations after taking office the next year. (Photo from the George Bush Presidential Library)

by -
0

Inside the Canadian consulate's bizarre 20th birthday party for NAFTA.

Catch outdoor screenings of World Cup matches in Pioneer Square's Nord Alley. (Photo by Jordan Lewis)

by -
0

Want an authentic World Cup experience? Cheer alongside international superfans at these local venues.

A Salsa night at Waid's back in 2008. (Photo via

by -
8

What’s really going down at the beloved immigrant nightspot the SPD wants to shut down?

Kev (Ryan Higgins) reunited with fellow U.S. Marine Tom (Jonathan Crimeni) and his new robotic hand. (Photo courtesy Washington Ensemble Theatre)

by -
0

A new production of Rajiv Joseph's acclaimed play about post-invasion Iraq sheds light on America's changing attitudes toward military intervention abroad. I invite you to spend...

by -
0

Couch Fest 2012 is today! It's a festival of short films screened in the houses of total strangers, in cities all around the world, including...