Arts & Culture

Raising Mixed Race cover art by Janine Macbeth.

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Mixed race children experience racism in very real ways, but their parents don't like to see it.

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What does online dating have to do with picture brides and Japanese folklore? The answers float in translation in Kirk Shimano's play.

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For hundreds of youth of color in South Seattle, getting Ultimate Frisbee recognized as a varsity sport would be a game changer.

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A Seattle teacher, one of the few fluent speakers of the endangered language of Sm'algyax, is in Alaska to pass her knowledge to Tsimshian school children.

Idle No More

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

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The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution acknowledging the intergenerational trauma caused by American Indian boarding schools.

While we Americans are busy playing football against a giant turkey, tons of other countries are celebrating Thanksgiving in their own unique ways. (Photo from Flickr)

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Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.

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

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Dance traditions from Benin to Brazil to Korea all on the same stage? It all must be STG's yearly Global Party at the Moore.

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The "East Side Sushi" premiere in Seattle is sure to raise questions about gender, culture and food.

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Artist Fram Kitagawa, who has curated major events in Japan, says he was denied a visa because of activism in the 1960s against a U.S. military base.

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Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" finds a distinct voice in the growing world of streaming comedy in a more diverse America.

Dina Trageser, second from right, leads Dunava, a Bulgarian folk singing ensemble. (Photo by Steve Borzilleri)

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An unlikely ensemble of Northwest women is celebrating ten years as one of the world's most popular Balkan folk choruses.

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Seattle Turkish Film Festival, now in its third year, runs through the weekend at Pacific Place in Seattle.

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While some cities in Mexico have started to adopt features of Halloween, you'll won't find any Disney princesses at Oaxaca's Día de los Muertos celebration.

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In "Brothers Paranormal," Thai-American folklore meets the American Midwest and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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Saz player Abdallah Abozekry is one of 24 musicians from 17 countries who are part of the OneBeat Festival, in Seattle the week of Nov. 2-7.

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Krish Raghav's comic books combine travelogue with historical, social and political context — before ending with a punchline.

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A King County Library program called The Big Read encourages communities to come together around a book about the Ethiopian immigrant experience.

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

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“No, it's not scary,” says Margaret Cho about sharing even her deepest secrets. “I think that as artists, we always use our lives in our work.”