Theatre’s “Dear White People” probes meaning of resistance through artists of color

Not to be confused with the TV series, the fourth "Dear White People" at Theatre Off Jackson centers the voices and viewpoints of theater artists of color.
Nov 15, 2017

Seattle is a UNESCO City of Literature

The recognition from UNESCO comes as the United States announces that it will withdraw from the organization because of differences in policy.
Nov 1, 2017

Mexico City Day of the Dead parade honors earthquake victims, rescuers

Hundreds of thousands of Mexicans gather in the wake of two devastating earthquakes to celebrate Día de Muertos with colorful costumes and parade floats.
Oct 31, 2017
Carolina Brandariz, a sociologist and teacher in charge of the Secretaria de Igualdad de Oportunidades y Género de la Unión de Trabajadores de la Educación, a teachers union, worries that budget cuts will jeopardize sex education in Argentina’s schools. (Lucila Pellettieri, GPJ Argentina)

Argentina budget cuts hamper student access to sex education

Argentina's educators fight for the future of sex education legislation passed in 2006, as budget cuts threaten to halt implementation entirely.
Oct 11, 2017

Pig farming growth curbs Ebola risk in Democratic Republic of Congo

Despite the challenges of keeping her charges fed, Benito Mado's pig farm thrives thanks to fears of Ebola-tainted wild meat and local hunting bans.
Oct 4, 2017

Forward Flux double feature brings complex cultural conversations to stage

The double bill of “las mariposas Y los muertos” and “No More Sad Things” offers thought-provoking theater and complexity around culture.
Sep 27, 2017

Ari Glass unveils golden vision of South Seattle at Pacific Tower

Gold embodies the light of South end's diverse residents, as Ari Glass paints it in new works on permanent display at Pacific Tower.
Sep 6, 2017

Women artists reflect on “Infinity Mirrors,” Yayoi Kusama’s legacy

Yayoi Kusama's influence and legacy is larger than playful colors and whimsical patterns.
Jul 19, 2017

#GreaterSeattle: Finding empowerment through the hoop

Saleurn Ramos, founder of the performance troupe Hoop Bots, finds empowerment, strength and joy through the art of hoop dance and through her students. 
Jul 13, 2017

Seattle fashion and style bloggers of color make waves

Do you love fashion and style? Then you need to follow these three Seattle bloggers.
Jun 8, 2017

Seattle’s Ethiopian community savors its coffee culture

The tradition of Ethiopian coffee is not just about the caffeine, but about the community.
Jun 7, 2017

Muslim women have plenty to say, no permission required

Young women who wear the hijab speak out against stereotypes.
May 25, 2017

What it takes to be featured in the Seattle International Film Festival

SIFF's programming team is inclusive on gender, race, country, sexual orientation and film budget.
May 22, 2017

#GreaterSeattle: Writing poetry without barriers

While bouncing from home to home in the state's foster care system, Seattle poet Angel Gardner worked on her craft, which draws from her life.
May 19, 2017

Kikagaku Moyo’s Tokyo underground rock surfaces in Seattle

The band is building an international following with its unique sound stemming from the street music scene in Tokyo.
May 16, 2017

Palestinian cartoonist chronicles incarceration in “White and Black”

To cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh, being a political prisoner wasn’t heroic or glamorous. He discussed his book "White and Black" in Olympia last week.
May 15, 2017

South Asian women push back on cliches in “Good Girls Marry Doctors”

Piyali Bhattacharya's anthology of essays by 27 different writers adds nuance and dimension to the story South Asian women in America.
May 10, 2017

Seattle soda tax could benefit health in communities of color, supporters say

Supporters say sugar beverages are disproportionately marketed to communities of color — which also have increased the risks of obesity and diabetes.
May 5, 2017

Zimbabwe musicians take aim at corruption

The songs speak to many forms of corruption — bribes at police roadblocks, sexual favors in return for jobs and nepotism within the education system.

“Here Lies Love” sparks complex recollections of Marcos regime

"Here Lies Love" offers a rare chance for Filipinos to take a leading role onstage, but many have complicated reactions to the history behind the show.
May 3, 2017