Aisha-Fukushima

Q&A with Aisha Fukushima of RAPtivism

Meet Aisha Fukushima: singer, public speaker, educator and the founder of RAPtivism, a global hip hop project spanning 10 countries and four continents.
May 27, 2015
Madaraka-2014

Q&A with Simon Okelo of One Vibe Africa

Sponsor Post Simon Okelo grew up in the slums of Manyatta in Kisumu, Kenya, an area known for violence, drugs and diseases. Okelo dreamed of peace for himself, and for all of his Kenyan brothers and sisters. His struggles encouraged him, even at a young age, to build opportunities for others and to create a place where people lived […]
May 14, 2015
Moroccan specialties: Couscous and Tagine. (Photo by stijnnieuwendijk via Flickr)

Seattle Globalist Foodie Nights launch April 30th

On Thursday April 30th, our first foodie night will feature traditional Moroccan cuisine and hospitality at the Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant in Ballard.
Apr 9, 2015
The iconic sign welcoming visitors to Portland. Globalist writer Simona Trakiyska explores this northwest city with a global perspective. (Photo by Sara Stogner)

Portland offers global flair in cheap weekend getaway

For those bitten by an international travel bug but stuck with a modest budget, a weekend trip to Portland could be the cure. Some may call it a city with a laid-back pace, but in reality Portland pushes its guests to be open to new adventures from savory Thai dishes to the Japanese Gardens. The […]
Sep 5, 2012
Eastern Orthodox church Issaquah

Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates Easter, sans bunnies.

In the early 90’s, ethnic conflict tore Yugoslovia apart along religious lines, driving thousands refugees in search of peace elsewhere. One of the largest groups to arrive in the the Seattle area were Orthodox Christians, most of them Serbian. When they got here, many of them found a home at St. Sava’s Serbian Orthodox church in […]
Apr 21, 2012