Mexican football player with visual impairment finds new future in sport
by Global Press News Service
After injuring his eye, a Mexican football player thought his chances of going professional were over. Now, a major opportunity has given him a new purpose.
Apr 1, 2019
Interactive drama “The Detention Lottery” sheds light on immigration court
by Abigail Leong
The play, written and produced by Seattle-area immigration attorneys, gives audiences a look into the immigration courtroom.
Mar 27, 2019
Where were the allies after New Zealand?
by Mennah El-Gammal
The relative silence that followed the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand says volumes.
Seattle fashion show encourages women to embrace their curves
by Kela D. Hall
Curves Beautifully Empowered, an organization aimed at helping women and girls embrace their curves, recently held a held a fashion show at Seattle Center’s Armory.
Mar 26, 2019
QueenCare helps young women thrive in multiple ways
by Leona Vaughn
Monika Mathews runs QueenCare, a luxury skincare brand, and Life Enrichment Group, a nonprofit organization that helps Seattle youth. Both ventures were inspired by the lessons she learned in her own life.
Mar 20, 2019
How will we talk about Asian American athletes
by Andy Yamashita
Asian American sports professionals are increasingly hitting the big time, but sports commentators and analysts often resort to familiar racial stereotypes.
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: Noelle LaCharite
by Sydney Cain
Noelle LaCharite, who specializes in conversational artificial intelligence, has been a long-time advocate for women’s advancement in the tech industry.
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
Young Native artists break through in the yəhaw̓ Indigenous Teen Art Show
by Nicole Pasia
yəhaw̓ and Teens of Tacoma encouraged young people from all over Washington state who identified as indigenous to submit their artwork.
Feb 20, 2019
Advocate describes China’s growing movement for LGBTQI rights
by Leona Vaughn
Ping "Hoping" Hou, an advocate for the LGBTQI community in China, says one of the major obstacles to equal rights in China is the current societal expectations and conservative family values.
Feb 14, 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