#GreaterSeattle: Sikhs seek recognition and respect
by Starla Sampaco
Despite it being the fifth largest religion in the world, Aman Kuar Mann says young American Sikhs like her are still fighting for recognition and respect.
Apr 11, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: King of the Lion Dance
by Seth Halleran
Royal Tan has been studying the Lion Dance since he was three. Now he's bringing the 1700 year old Chinese tradition to new audiences around the Northwest.
Apr 4, 2016
On a mission to bring yoga, compassion to Kenyan prisons
by Sarah Stuteville
Irene Auma is in Seattle this week taking special yoga-training classes in hopes of bringing her skills back home to vulnerable people in Kenyan prisons.
Apr 1, 2016
What the south end sounds like: Draze drops “Seattle’s Own”
by Reagan Jackson
Seattle hip-hop's hometown hero Draze has a new mixtape filled with South Seattle anthems.
Mar 31, 2016
Yes, there is such a thing as a secular Muslim
by Mohammed Kloub
Tons of Americans are nominally Christian, but don’t actually practice the religion. So why is it so hard for secular Muslims to pull off the same thing?
Mar 30, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: Latino teen turned superhero drag queen
by Randy Salgado
Luis Aguilar didn’t know he was gay growing up in West Texas. Now he's Seattle's top Latino drag queen, Klaudya Markos.
Mar 28, 2016
Rodney King: The man beyond the myth
by Mark Douglass
We remember Rodney King as the man who tried to broker peace after his police beating ignited the LA Riots. A new one-man show reveals so much more.
Mar 22, 2016
Nikkita Oliver connects art, activism and education
by Mahroo Keshavarz
Meet Nikkita Oliver, Seattle poet, teaching artist, lawyer and jail chaplain.
Mar 21, 2016
Redmond Indian clothing co. takes on challenges of cross-cultural fashion
by Kennedy Wirth
The owner of Ravishing Marketplace hopes her original designs can bring Indian clothing styles into the mainstream.
Mar 11, 2016
Thai film “Cemetery of Splendor” blends surrealism and fear
by Andrew Hamlin
Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul will not show his film "Cemetery Of Splendor" in Thailand because of heightened censorship after a 2014 coup.
Mar 9, 2016
Asian American YouTube stars sidestep Hollywood
by Rhea Panela
Young Asian American Youtube stars like Seattle's Vivian Vo-Farmer are shrinking traditional paths to fame and using their ethnicity as an asset.
Mar 8, 2016
How Muslims are “Disgraced” by the most popular play in America
by Ashraf Hasham
Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced is filling theaters and thrilling critics by putting American Muslims on the defensive.
Mar 2, 2016
Top 5 things to do in Seattle this March
by Forrest Baum
Tons of Globalist-y things to do in Seattle this month, from International Women's Day events, to the Black to the Future Hackathon and a nerve-wracking Spelling Bee!
“Women Rebelling” will challenge the way you think about the hijab
by afrose fatima ahmed
In Women Rebelling, local artist Houri Ronasi explores the effects of the Iranian revolution and Islamicization of Persian culture on women.
Feb 29, 2016
Seattle artists bring Afrofuturism to Black Future Month
by Greg Scruggs
Performances at Gay City Arts, Chop Suey and Nectar Lounge emphasized "future" in Black Future Month.
Feb 26, 2016
Seattle burlesque shows embrace “the brown and the round”
by afrose fatima ahmed
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.
Feb 19, 2016
Tech visa film vents frustrations of high-skilled immigrants
by Tahmina Watson
Can a movie change a law? "For Here or To Go?" takes a humorous look at flaws in the high skilled immigration system.
Feb 18, 2016
Dead Prez show apt to shake up a gentrifying city
by Greg Scruggs
Don’t be surprised if the next big Seattle rap classic isn’t about big butts or thrift stores, but gentrification and community displacement.
Feb 17, 2016
Your #OscarSoWhite relief: Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2016
by LeiLani Nishime
It's still #OscarSoWhite, with Hollywood changing at a glacial pace, but at the Northwest Film Forum next weekend, the future is already here.
Feb 12, 2016