Arts & Culture

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Fun and socially witty burlesque shows have performers diverse in color, size and gender, and have commented on Black Lives Matter, climate change and more.

Still from "For Here or To Go?"

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Can a movie change a law? "For Here or To Go?" takes a humorous look at flaws in the high skilled immigration system.

Stic.Man of Dead Prez performs in Sweden in 2009. (Photo from Flickr by Henrik Isaksson)

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Don’t be surprised if the next big Seattle rap classic isn’t about big butts or thrift stores, but gentrification and community displacement.

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It's still #OscarSoWhite, with Hollywood changing at a glacial pace, but at the Northwest Film Forum next weekend, the future is already here.

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Seattle-born Jimi Hendrix called the London flat his first real home of his own.

Classes at the now disbanded POC Yoga in Rainier Beach. (Photo by Eric McDaniel)

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Following intense backlash to a yoga class for people of color, Rainier Beach Yoga's owner reflects on the responsibilities of white yoga practitioners.

The “Giants” mural by Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo, collectively known as OSGEMEOS. It is the biggest public art piece of their career. Photo courtesy of roaming-the-planet.

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A complex of massive grain silos on the waterfront could become Seattle's signature piece of public art.

Last year's Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. If you go out dressed like this in Seattle, people might stare. (Photo from Flickr by NateClicks)

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Who says we don't celebrate Carnival in Seattle? Here's your weekend schedule packed with Lenten events to keep you Catholics partying.

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Maria Alyokhina and Ksenia Zhivago of Russian punk protest collective Pussy Riot will speak and present the documentary "Pussy vs. Putin" in Seattle Feb. 8.

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

Ina Chang (Umma) and Skye Stephenson (Hannah) star in "Do It For Umma." (Photo by Ian Johnston of Dangerpants Photography)

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Unlike Hamlet, "Do it for Umma" protagonist Hannah, has a dead, guilt-tripping Korean immigrant mom to contend with.

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As Beacon Hill restaurant Inay's closed last Friday, drag performer Atasha Manila said goodbye to the place that gave her a start.

Hijabis cross the street during Car Free Day in Bandung, Indonesia. (Photo from Flickr by Ikhlasul Amal)

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It's World Hijab Day so it's a great opportunity to take a lighthearted look at some daily struggles and benefits that come with wearing a headscarf.

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Artist Satpreet Kahlon shows the visceral aftermath of gender violence in "What's Left Behind," on display now at Seattle's Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery.

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Canadians were not impressed after the NBA skipped over local rap star Drake in favor of the British singer Sting to perform at All-Star Game in Toronto.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. (Photo from Flickr by Ted Eytan)

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Art from the Ashes, a Holocaust Remembrance Day concert Wednesday evening features works by composers who were killed by the Nazis.

The psychedelic effects of ayahuasca tea actually result from the combination of the ayahuasca vine with other plants that contain DMT. (Photo from Flickr by Jairo Galvis Henao)

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Is it any surprise that the first church in the U.S. to publicly advertise ayahuasca ceremonies is right here in Washington state?

"Summer Flowers" painted by Jean McFee Raichle in an Elderwise ® creative outreach class.

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Will Seattle follow in the footsteps of other countries who invest in the lives and creativity of those with dementia?

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The Northwest Film Forum hosts the 2016 Children’s Film Festival in Seattle from January 21 to 31.

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Two Seattle artists whose families hail from the Middle East present the scandalous and traditional, the loud and the quiet, of Middle Eastern identity.

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Opera luminary Shenyang has spent the last 14 years earning international acclaim, from Tianjin, China, to Seattle.