Seattle International Butoh Festival runs through July 15

The eight-member DAIPANButoh Collective hosts the ninth annual Seattle International Butoh Festival, running through July 15 at various spaces around Seattle and Shoreline, featuring both dancers from their own troupe and performers from around the world.
Jul 7, 2018

Artists bring spotlight to global refugee issues in ARTvocacy exhibit

Ten artists from eight countries are featured in the annual ARTvocacy exhibit, showing through the end of the month at A/NT Gallery.
Jun 28, 2018

“A Night at The Forbidden City” draws on legacy of Asian American cabaret

The show includes dancers, magicians, burlesque and more, in homage to the supper club entertainment prevalent in Chinatowns in the 1940s and 1950s.
Jun 20, 2018

Writing without expectation: Author Kim Fu on the joys and labors of her craft

Author Kim Fu about her influences, upbringing, and the joys and labors of writing.
Jun 12, 2018

Diwa Filipino Film Showcase 2018

This year, we want to share stories woven from our different fabrics of life. From migrant workers in Saudi, Europe and elsewhere, to traditions preserved in the homeland, to Filipino Americans crossing boundaries: The Filipino spirit lives on in its peoples and in its cinemas. We hope you join us on this tour across time […]
May 16, 2018

Cartoonist vanquishes more than hate with Sikh Captain America

Cartoonist Vishavjit Singh says battling hate through Sikh Captain America shows the power of venturing outside of one's comfort zone.
May 17, 2018

A Cyberpop Extravaganza

FREE performances and visual art installations from local music, drag, comedy, and PowerPoint talent this April’s Capitol Hill Art Walk at the Fred Wildlife Refuge. • Sundae Crush – bad girl dream pop https://www.facebook.com/sundaecrush/ • Jake Laundry – cyborg pop, satire, interactive multimedia https://www.facebook.com/JakeALaundry/ • Mona Real  – thrift glam drag realness, comedy, visual art […]
Mar 1, 2018

“Queer, Mama. Crossroads” brings visibility to invisible trauma

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee Tolbert's "Queer, Mama. Crossroads" breaks silence over police violence against queer black mothers.
Apr 12, 2018

Taiwan’s Aboriginal cultures inspire Cloud Gate’s “Formosa”

The renowned Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min spoke to an audience at Meany Theater on his last tour before retirement.
Mar 28, 2018

Special “Hamilton” program engages students in U.S. history

An education-focused performance of "Hamilton" encourages a deeper look at the United States' founding era.
Mar 22, 2018

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre fuses Taiwan traditions and contemporary dance

Choreographer Lin Hwai-min reflects on the nature and culture of Taiwan and its political history in "Formosa."
Mar 15, 2018

Beijing Queer Chorus sings for a better world

Members of the chorus say they hope to bring some of the progress in the LGBTQ community in the United States back to China.
Mar 14, 2018

BLACKOUT MARKET

The much anticipated Blackout Market is a black-owned business vendor fair to accompany Willing2Rise. “Hidden Colors” contributor Professor Kamene, formerly known as Booker T. Coleman, will be giving a lecture on spiritually and economics. He will be specifically addressing recycling the black dollar within the black community! The Blackout Market is a place where we can […]
Feb 9, 2018

Howie Echo-Hawk confronts Native genocide through comedy

Howie Echo-Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation, pulls no punches with his stand-up comedy act that tackles the realities of being Native American.
Feb 27, 2018

“Black Panther” celebrations reimagine Wakanda in Seattle

The art group 4Us Collective's “Wakanda Weekend" brought "Black Panther's" Afrofuturist universe to life in Seattle.
Feb 23, 2018

August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running” at Seattle Rep covers timely themes

The themes of the play, set in Civil Rights-era Pittsburgh, include gentrification and racial tensions — all relevant in modern-day Seattle.
Feb 6, 2018

“Hamilton” $10 ticket lottery brings show prices down to earth — for some

The number of tickets are limited, but similar efforts around the country have made musical productions accessible to younger and more diverse audiences.
Feb 1, 2018

JieHae Park’s “Peerless” can take a stereotype and turn it into a weapon

The dark comedy at ArtsWest explores the inner minds of teenagers in a hyper competitive society.
Jan 31, 2018

Refugee women, children the focus of artist Humaira Abid’s “Searching for Home”

Humaira Abid's "Searching for Home" explores the experiences of women and children refugees in intricate wood sculptures.
Jan 23, 2018

NAAM MLK DAY CELEBRATION

Join us for a full day of activities! Admission by donation! An open house to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Patrons will be able to view films about the Civil Rights Movement, access speeches by Dr. King, engage in art activities and learn about other activists who carry on the task of […]
Dec 18, 2017