The US in 2017 is starting to remind me of Russia in 2012
by Sarah Stuteville
Former Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev sees parallels between the early stages of the Trump administration and Putin's rise to power. He makes a convincing case.
Feb 9, 2017
Chinatown-International District hopes for better outreach after Womxn’s March
by Heidi Park
Some small businesses in Chinatown-International District lost Lunar New Year shoppers during the Womxn's March. A community member urges working together.
Central District artist wants to raise “Black privilege”
by Christina Twu
What is Black privilege and how do you pass it on to your daughters? Rapper Yirim Seck is figuring it out.
Feb 8, 2017
‘Avenidas y Generaciones’ contrasts Latino American experiences through art
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
Free show at the Washington State Convention Center features a diverse group of artists from the contemporary Pacific Northwest Latino/a art scene.
Feb 7, 2017
Divergent Values: Where Chinese and Seattleites risk misreading each other
by Kate Wang
With so many new Chinese arrivals in Seattle, time for a guide to cultural understanding from someone with experience in both cultures.
Jan 31, 2017
Forget Pike Place, there’s a better reason to toss fish this Lunar New Year
by Greg Scruggs
Yee sang, a Chinese/Southeast Asian dish assembled through a high-flying Lunar New Year "prosperity toss" proves surprisingly hard to find in Seattle.
Jan 28, 2017
1,000 Somali Shillings: How mosques hold Somalia together
by Said Shaiye
A Seattle Muslim who moved back to his native land found his faith rekindled inside the four simple walls of a Somali mosque.
Jan 25, 2017
Bike share fails in Seattle — even as it thrives in other cities
by Newroz Saribas
While Seattle loves its bikes, it didn't love its bike share program.
Jan 24, 2017
The art of protesting Trump: Seattle residents get creative with their signs
by Chloe Collyer
In the days leading up to the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many Seattleites joined DIY nights to make posters a weekend of protests.
Jan 20, 2017
World premiere of “SHOT” drives home Seattle’s police brutality conversation
by Sylvia Lin
Spectrum Dance Theater premieres "SHOT" tomorrow night in discussion of police brutality.
Jan 18, 2017
New food safety ratings speak a universal language: emoji
by Grace Kramer
New food safety ratings for restaurants in Seattle will use emojis to fight consumer confusion.
Jan 17, 2017
Culturally sensitive doulas offer a vital lifeline to new moms
by Sarah Stuteville
Statistics suggest doulas can help reduce preterm labor and C-section rates, but they can also help bring important cultural traditions to labor and birth.
Jan 13, 2017
“Truth B Told” explores breadth of Northwest black artists
by Reagan Jackson
Onyx Fine Arts Collective show at King Street Station is a creative explosion of a variety of truths from black artists in the Northwest.
Jan 10, 2017
#GreaterSeattle: Turning a drug arrest into a new career path
by Kennedy Wirth
Young people who get caught on drug crimes in King County have an alternative to being locked up: Getting sober and getting inspired with jobs at places like Urban ArtWorks.
Jan 5, 2017
Children’s Film Festival opens young minds to the world
by Sarah Stuteville
“Children are humans, and so they understand the world through story just like we do,” says the director of the Children’s Film Festival Seattle, which starts Jan. 26.
Dec 30, 2016
A restaurant wall says a thousand words
by Aaron Huang
Tired of being shaken down in Greece for running a food stand, a family moves to Seattle.
Dec 28, 2016
A first impression of the U.S.: Roads so straight and smooth
by Carly Knight
Tatyana Shtefyuk, originally from Ukraine, was struck by the short lines, smiles from strangers and smooth roads in her new country.
Dec 26, 2016
Jesus is coming back for Christmas. But you can call him “Josh”
by Globalist Staff
What would the real Jesus do to celebrate his birthday? South Seattle's Jamil Suleman isn't afraid to dress up like the son of God to find out.
Dec 21, 2016
Reflections on the ‘real America’ from inside the Seattle bubble
by Sheeba Jacob
I didn’t know until recently that I'm a member of the ‘Democratic urban elite,' living in a bubble that doesn’t represent the ‘real America.’