Wing Luke museum examines legacy of Seattle housing discrimination
by Ryan Phelan
"Excluded, Inside the Lines" explores the history and lasting effects of housing discrimination and redlining in Seattle on communities of color.
Mar 12, 2019
Poet voices women’s truths at “Indigenous and Women of Color Rise”
by Elizabeth Turnbull
"Indigenous and Women of Color Rise" will feature poet Dominique Christina at an event on International Women's Day.
Mar 8, 2019
Seattle Pro Musica highlights choral works of Asian composers
by Ryan Phelan
"Pacific Voices" will feature works by composers from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, the Philippines, Thailand and the United States.
Mar 5, 2019
Seattle supporters of Latino films excited by Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar win
by Oscar Rodriguez
Five out of the past six Best Director Academy Awards have gone to Mexican filmmakers, including Alfonso Cuarón, who directed "Roma."
Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Matt Chan
by Thomas Chengxi Zou
Matt Chan talks about how technology is serving citizen journalism and community storytelling, and empowering communities through media education.
Feb 27, 2019
Susan Lieu traces the path from vengeance to understanding in “140 LBS”
by Annie Kuo
Performance artist Susan Lieu's "140 LBS" explores patient rights, body image, the Vietnamese-American experience and her own journey to understanding her mother's death after plastic surgery.
Feb 11, 2019
“Alien/Angel” is a stage retrospective of a performer lost too soon
by Andrew Hamlin
Devin Bannon plays Klaus Nomi in a show about the life of the German singer, who was influential at the height of New York City's avant garde performance art scene.
Feb 6, 2019
Intiman Theatre sheds debt as it focuses on social justice
by Ryan Phelan
The Intiman Theater has focused in recent years on issues of justice and inequity both nationally and locally — and now has retired the $2.7 million in debts that nearly crushed it.
Jan 28, 2019
Canadian Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq explores the powerful outer limits of human expression
by Devon Leger for Meany Center
Tagaq will bring her unique style of throat singing and music to UW’s Meany Center on Friday, Feb. 8.
Jan 22, 2019
Tales of brave, resourceful girls lead Children’s Film Festival Seattle lineup
by Calder Stenn
Tales of brave and resourceful girls from Africa, the Middle East and Europe will light up the screen at the upcoming 14th annual Children's Film Festival Seattle.
Jan 15, 2019
“China Love” captures the wedding dreams of Chinese couples
by Zijun Cathy You
The film “China Love” explores the meaning behind the fantasy-making trend in China — the pre-wedding photoshoot.
Jan 14, 2019
Join friends and neighbors at the Othello-UW Commons opening celebration
by Othello-UW Commons
The open house and celebration for the new Othello-UW Commons will take place 4–7 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2019, with a brief program starting at 4:45 p.m.
Jan 7, 2019
Exhibit highlights art and urban design as immigration advocacy
by Annie Kuo
An exhibit at the Center for Architecture & Design spotlights protest posters and design proposals that show how Seattle and other sanctuary cities could be more welcoming to refugees.
Jan 1, 2019
Estelita’s Library offers literature, community and plátanos
by Chloe Collyer
Estelita's Library is a hidden gem tucked behind Beacon Avenue South.
Dec 17, 2018
K-beauty expands to the U.S. where customers demand a broader range of skin tones
by Leona Vaughn
More than 20 of America’s population are people of color. The beauty industry, in general, fails to accommodate for the market it serves.
Dec 11, 2018
Artist fills 10,000 bottles with polluted water for exhibition
by Xiang Shen
Brother Nut filled 10,000 emptied bottles of Nongfu Spring water, a well-known brand of bottled water in China, with the polluted water that villagers have been drinking.
Dec 4, 2018
Local program leads charge to preserve Ladino language
by Josh Kirshenbaum
It’s a language called Ladino. And what’s happening in this small office on the third floor of Thomson Hall at the University of Washington is an effort unlike any other currently to preserve a language and a culture that has been fading for the past hundred years.
Dec 3, 2018
Curating community: Indigenous arts show celebrates the process
by Keelin Everly-Lang
From gallery shows, to artist residencies, to pop up markets and workshops, storytelling and shared meals, the many pieces of Yəhaw̓ are coming together to bring local Indigenous arts into focus.
Nov 29, 2018
Northwest Film Forum screens ‘Black Panther’ with live-stream appearance of director Ryan Coogler
by Globalist Staff
Northwest Film Forum will screen “Black Panther” for free Tuesday at 4 p.m. with a live-streamed question-and-answer session with director Ryan Coogler, who also helmed the films “Fruitvale Station” and “Creed.”
Nov 26, 2018
Dominican Republic cracking down on illegal immigration, sending many Haitians home
by Global Press News Service
The Dominican Republic arrested and deported dozens of illegal Haitians immigrants, who came to find jobs in hopes of earning money to help their families survive in Haiti. A Haitian sociologist said it's time for Haitians to invest in their own job market.
Nov 23, 2018