Tendai Maraire wants you to invest in Africa
by Carradin Michel
Tendai Maraire, the genius behind Chimurenga Renaissance and Shabazz Palaces, talks about his contributions to SAM's African Renaissance exhibit.
Aug 22, 2016
5 Brazilian Portuguese phrases I wish we had in English
by Katherine Jinyi Li
Brazilian Portuguese may just have its own vocabulary for describing Brazil's own unique political climate.
Aug 17, 2016
A rare local show from Seattle’s resident reggae pioneer
by Greg Scruggs
Septuagenarian Rastafarian Winston “Flame” Jarrett, one of the creators of reggae music, now lives in Seattle, and is putting on a free show Thursday.
Aug 16, 2016
Orcas Island artist steals the show at Rio Olympics opening
by Greg Scruggs
That kinetic sculpture that wowed the world at the Olympics opening ceremony was designed by Washington's own Anthony Howe.
Aug 9, 2016
Positive Disruption: Donald Byrd is the 2016 Globalist of the Year
by Jessica Partnow
On Friday October 14, The Seattle Globalist will recognize Donald Byrd as the 2016 Globalist of the Year, celebrating his outstanding body of work and the dance company’s 2015-16 season, #RACEish: an exploration of America’s 240 years of (failed) race relations.
Jul 28, 2016
“What’s Done is Done” blends Bollywood with Shakespeare in touring show
by Melissa Lin
Unique spin on "Macbeth" aims to appeal to audiences beyond Seattle's South Asian diaspora.
Photos: Drill teams put the sparkle in Seattle summer
by Susan Fried
Seattle's African American and Asian American drill teams are sparkling examples of teamwork, confidence, discipline and fun.
Jul 27, 2016
You could shine at our Sept. 14 storytelling event
by Christina Twu
Have a South Seattle story to share about "finding home" or want to hear some? Learn more about our Sept. 14 storytelling event: bit.do/SouthEnd.
Jul 19, 2016
Streaming down to Rio: Eight great Brazilian films to watch tonight
by Cynthia Steele
Practice your Portuguese and get a taste of the country that's hosting this summer's Olympics with these eight fantastic Brazilian films.
#GreaterSeattle: The funny side of growing up Somali American
by Starla Sampaco
These Somali American teen filmmakers are getting big laughs from videos about the generation gap between them and their immigrant parents.
Jul 18, 2016
Self-taught fashion designer draws from Ugandan upbringing
by Shelby Mang
Shalom Aburu's designs will turn heads at Bellevue Fashion Week Independent Designer Runway Show in September.
Jul 5, 2016
Top 5 things to do in Seattle this July
by Forrest Baum
This month is packed! A Polish cultural festival, Seafair Pow Pow, and Japanese world superstars BABYMETAL: all part of our "Top 5 Things To Do" in July.
Jun 30, 2016
The next wave of post-punk is breaking in Western Canada
by Charlie Zaillian
Post-punk bands from smaller Western Canadian burgs few Americans could even pinpoint on a map stole the show at last weekend's Sled Island Festival.
Jun 29, 2016
Seattle bookstores tackle the lack of diversity in literature
by Samantha Pak
Can local bookstores and publishers reflect more diversity in our literature?
Jun 27, 2016
“Blanket of Fear” play reprises Thursday night
by Mahroo Keshavarz
After 12 years, TRIBE Project's "Blanket of Fear" play takes on a new relevance.
Jun 26, 2016
National youth arts camp lands in Seattle, Tukwila
by Judy Chia Hui Hsu
Seattle Theatre Group and AileyCamp are hosting youth arts and personal development classes in Seattle for the first time at Tukwila Community Center.
Shelly Tochluk balances oneness with identity in “Living in the Tension”
by Laura Humpf
Shelly Tochluk's new book "Living in the Tension" can help yoga practitioners balance universalism with a recognition of diverse identities and experiences.
Jun 24, 2016
QTPOC parties are necessary (here are five coming up this month!)
by DJ Martinez
In case there was any doubt before Orlando, safe spaces for queer and trans people of color are vital. Fortunately, Seattle has some a poppin QTPOC dance parties.
Jun 17, 2016
Pan-American soccer fanatics converge on Seattle for Copa America
by Greg Scruggs
The whole tournament may be a bit of a gimmick, but Copa America is giving Seattle a chance to prove we're one of the best soccer cities in the hemisphere.
Jun 15, 2016