Shenyang to make Seattle Opera debut as Mozart’s “Figaro”

Opera luminary Shenyang has spent the last 14 years earning international acclaim, from Tianjin, China, to Seattle.
Jan 13, 2016

Top 5 things to do in Seattle this January

January’s here, and if you’re looking for a better way to deal with the holiday calories, we have dancing and thrilling events all over town you can run off to! This month, Americans in refugee camps, Americans discussing Syrians, Appropriation in Art… and more!
Jan 7, 2016

Artist Ernesto Ybarra bridges cultures for “In Between Worlds”

Ernesto Ybarra's art shows influences from his upbringing in Minnesota and his Mesoamerican roots.
Jan 6, 2016

Artist’s “Red Lineage” sets pattern for poetry

Natasha Marin's "The Red Lineage" is an equalizer opening everyone to being a poet.
Jan 5, 2016

Hong Kong bookseller critical of China disappears

Lee Bo is the latest to have gone missing. Four others involved in publishing or selling books critical of China have disappeared over the past few months.
Jan 4, 2016

Latino drag performer brings “Queen of Tejano Music” to life

Selena is one of the personas that Andrew Scott brings to life onstage. And it's one that brings some of his heritage into his drag.
Jan 1, 2016

Exhibit reflects Khmer experience beyond the Killing Fields

Cambodian history from before the Killing Fields genocides until now offers a profound and comprehensive reflection of the Khmer experience.
Dec 29, 2015

Poll finds support for bombing a whole new world

30 percent of Republicans and 19 percent of Democrats were in favor of bombing Agrabah, the fictional country from the 1992 Disney movie "Aladdin."
Dec 18, 2015

Seattle artist honors Yesler Terrace families with ‘Harmony’ mosaic

A new mosaic by Yeggy Michael marries the legacy of Yesler Terrace with the stories of new residents.
Dec 10, 2015
Raising Mixed Race cover art by Janine Macbeth.

Raising Mixed Race: Seattle author shows realities facing multiracial children

Mixed race children experience racism in very real ways, but their parents don't like to see it.
Dec 9, 2015

Playwright Kirk Shimano weaves tales of old Japan with online dating

What does online dating have to do with picture brides and Japanese folklore? The answers float in translation in Kirk Shimano's play.
Dec 8, 2015

South Seattle’s “Ultimate” high school athletes seek recognition

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

Saving Sm’algyax: Tsimshian community aims to preserve language

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.
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Top 5 things to do in Seattle this December

The days are getting shorter and colder, but there's plenty of Globalist things to do in Seattle in December.
Dec 1, 2015

Trauma trickles down: Confronting the dark legacy of American Indian boarding schools

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution acknowledging the intergenerational trauma caused by American Indian boarding schools.
Nov 26, 2015
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)

5 global Thanksgiving traditions to shake up your holiday

Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.
Nov 25, 2015

Think & Drink events on race make white guy think

Humanities Washington's Think & Drink series has focused on bringing people together to talk about race over beers for the past two years.
Nov 19, 2015

Everybody Dance Now: The Moore’s Global Party demos diverse dance cultures

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.
Nov 18, 2015

“East Side Sushi” pushes gender barriers in a cross-ethnic culinary setting

The "East Side Sushi" premiere in Seattle is sure to raise questions about gender, culture and food.
Nov 12, 2015

Japanese artist scheduled for UW talk on art and politics denied visa

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.