Movin’ Around the World: Spring

Presented by Northwest Folklife and Seattle Center, Movin’ Around the World: Spring brings the cultures of the world together for a weeklong celebration of music, dance, art, hands-on activities, and family fun! Each day will highlight a new theme including arts and music from India, the Balkans, and West Africa. DAILY THEMES: ◦ Saturday, April […]
Mar 14, 2019

Poet voices women’s truths at “Indigenous and Women of Color Rise”

"Indigenous and Women of Color Rise" will feature poet Dominique Christina at an event on International Women's Day.
Mar 8, 2019

Young Native artists break through in the yəhaw̓ Indigenous Teen Art Show

yəhaw̓ and Teens of Tacoma encouraged young people from all over Washington state who identified as indigenous to submit their artwork.
Feb 20, 2019

Susan Lieu traces the path from vengeance to understanding in “140 LBS”

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

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

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz returns to Seattle amid presidential exploration

Howard Schultz, who led Seattle-based Starbucks into international growth, on tour for his memoir, also announced that he is mulling a run for president.
Jan 30, 2019

Intiman Theatre sheds debt as it focuses on social justice

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

Tagaq will bring her unique style of throat singing and music to UW’s Meany Center on Friday, Feb. 8.
Jan 22, 2019

“China Love” captures the wedding dreams of Chinese couples

The film “China Love” explores the meaning behind the fantasy-making trend in China — the pre-wedding photoshoot.
Jan 14, 2019

Curating community: Indigenous arts show celebrates the process

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

“A Bright Room Called Day” rises to the current political moment

The Williams Project brings Tony Kushner's "A Bright Room Called Day" to the Hillman City Collaboratory.
Nov 12, 2018

East German punk scene pushed resistance in an authoritarian state

The East German punk scene was a grassroots youth movement that resisted a police state — and has a story that has become more relevant in recent years.
Oct 24, 2018

Act In The Public Heart: A Lawyer’s Journey

A ONE-WOMAN SHOW ACT IN THE PUBLIC HEART: A Lawyer’s Journey A personal and collective quest for justice is back at The Jewelbox Theater Seattle, WA: Franca Baroni’s one-woman show is coming back to The Jewelbox Theater on October 19 and November 3, 2018 after a sold-out premiere last December and acclaimed shows in the […]
Oct 19, 2018

“Worlds Beyond Here” explores Asian American impact on science fiction

An exhibition focuses on Asian American science fiction creators, who often address identity, immigration and race, technology and more through a genre that's more than just outer space and time travel.
Oct 17, 2018

“Hapa Tales:” Mixed Race memoir probes colonial legacy of a Hawaiian word

Throughout “Hapa Tales and Other Lies,” author Sharon H. Chang interrogates her evolving relationship to her Mixed Race identity, to Hawai’i, and to the problematic use of the word “hapa.”
Oct 16, 2018

Seattle filmmaker retraces steps of artist who painted a changing Melanesia

Society portraitist Caroline Mytinger bucked conventions of her day to venture to Melanesia to document the changing world of the South Pacific. A Seattle filmmaker retraced her journey.
Oct 3, 2018

Vivo Art: Art to Advance Science

Please join us for an evening of art & science!  This event is free and open to the UW and greater Seattle community! UW CMiST (Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics) director, Dr. William DePaolo, and world renowned bio-artist, Kathy High, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY will be presenting, “Radical Practices in Art & Biomedical […]
Sep 12, 2018

Skylark After Dark

Variety Show featuring music, comedy, spoken word and much more. Friday August 31st Doors 8:30pm Show 9:00pm $10
Aug 6, 2018

“Crazy Rich Asians” aims for high stakes in Hollywood representation

It’s the first time in 25 years that Hollywood has backed a major modern-day film with all the main actors of Asian descent – and filmmakers hope this opens the door for more Asian American stories.
Aug 15, 2018

“Persimmon Nights” mixes theater and Korean cuisine

The audiences of "Persimmon Nights," running at Cafe Nordo through July 29, experience the rise and fall of an Asian American nightclub owner through music, drama — and flavor.
Jul 23, 2018