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

Everyday Black Opening Reception

Come celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, Everyday Black, Saturday, January 13 at 7 p.m., with a night of great music, open dialogue, and free tasty food and drink! Everyday Black from local photographers Jessica Rycheal and Zorn B. Taylor showcases the work of two artists as they explore the intersections and identities that […]

Why “Black Imagination” is so necessary

"Black Imagination: The States of Matter" pictures a world where black issues, black love, black joy is at the center and the struggle is not the focus.
Jan 12, 2018

3 anime films that prove that Seattle’s dystopian future is now

We can't say we weren't warned.
Dec 22, 2017

Seattle turns surreal in AKTIONSART’s “13 Chambers”

AKTIONSART invited 13 female Seattle-area filmmakers to explore horror and surreal themes in a series of shorts now available on Amazon Prime Video.
Dec 20, 2017

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

Book-It Repertory Theatre’s Arts & Education Program presents Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay at The Center Theatre (305 Harrison Street). After the performance, kids can make their own instruments with Seattle ReCreative. This story by Susan Hood is an extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra […]
Nov 3, 2017

Sara Porkalob pushes past expectations as an artist and activist

Sara Porkalob, who stars in Book It Repertory's "Howl's Moving Castle," has made a name pushing boundaries in theater.
Dec 5, 2017

Seattle is a UNESCO City of Literature

The recognition from UNESCO comes as the United States announces that it will withdraw from the organization because of differences in policy.
Nov 1, 2017

Forward Flux double feature brings complex cultural conversations to stage

The double bill of “las mariposas Y los muertos” and “No More Sad Things” offers thought-provoking theater and complexity around culture.
Sep 27, 2017

Women artists reflect on “Infinity Mirrors,” Yayoi Kusama’s legacy

Yayoi Kusama's influence and legacy is larger than playful colors and whimsical patterns.
Jul 19, 2017

Palestinian cartoonist chronicles incarceration in “White and Black”

To cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh, being a political prisoner wasn’t heroic or glamorous. He discussed his book "White and Black" in Olympia last week.
May 15, 2017

Zimbabwe musicians take aim at corruption

The songs speak to many forms of corruption — bribes at police roadblocks, sexual favors in return for jobs and nepotism within the education system.
May 5, 2017

In Zambia, women are boxing’s stars

Inspired by Esther Phiri, who rose to capture successive international boxing titles, women’s boxing in Zambia has eclipsed men’s in popularity.
Mar 22, 2017

Mexica celebration ushers in paquini yancuic xihuitl (happy new year)

This Mexica new year leaves behind tecaptl, the year of the flint knife, and ushers in calli, the year of the house.
Mar 20, 2017

“Truth B Told” explores breadth of Northwest black artists

Onyx Fine Arts Collective show at King Street Station is a creative explosion of a variety of truths from black artists in the Northwest.
Jan 10, 2017