Gone are the goats: wedding dowries get a tech upgrade in DRC

As society modernizes, so too is the dowry system in DRC. A typical dowry can cost a groom-to-be between $1,500 and $5,000, which some local men say is financially destabilizing.
Nov 15, 2018

Uganda deforestation threatens traditional bark-cloth production

Ugandan Matuba tree bark is used for clothing, accessories and burials, but local traders struggle to find mature trees to sell because of deforestation.
Feb 7, 2018

Party Like A Bollywood Star

Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to come dressed to bedazzle and ‘Party Like A Bollywood Star’! ________________________ Jai Ho! Dance Party in Seattle: SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY Hosted by: DJ Prashant Saturday February 3, 2018 NECTAR LOUNGE 412 North 36th Street. Seattle, WA. With resident DJs: DJ Ki & DJ Skee – Shashi Featuring: Brittany Newton JAI HO! […]
Dec 27, 2017

Bollywood Masquerade in Seattle

Underneath the mask we are all one – just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. Let’s celebrate our unity in diversity as Jai Ho! Dance Party returns to Seattle one last time in 2017 after rocking Portland, Seattle, SF, LA, San Diego & New Orleans. Come uncover the mystique of Bollywood & revel […]
Nov 16, 2017

Sherpa Adventure Gear Store Grand Opening

Join us for the opening of our U.S. flagship store and partake in our grand opening celebration. After years of creating gear inspired by the legendary high-altitude climbers of Nepal, we are honored to bring a piece of the Himalayas right to your door. We will mark the arrival of our Seattle location with an […]
Nov 3, 2017

Everybody Dance Now: The Moore’s Global Party demos diverse dance cultures

Dance traditions from Benin to Brazil to Korea all on the same stage? It all must be STG's yearly Global Party at the Moore.
Nov 18, 2015

Claudia Castro Luna named as Seattle’s first civic poet

Claudia Castro Luna has masters degrees in poetry and urban planning and is a K-12 certified teacher.
Aug 4, 2015

‘The Unicorn Files’ busts the myth that girl geeks don’t exist

'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.
Jun 18, 2015
NBC's series "The Slap" tells the story of a group of friends torn apart when one physically disciplines another's child.

NBC’s “The Slap” hits at the disciplinary struggles of immigrant parents

Our beliefs about physical discipline of children are based on our cultural training. So what about families that are bridging two cultures?
Apr 2, 2015

How to be a real Francophile for Bastille Day

Zut alors! It's time to celebrate Bastille Day. Here are the best places to see Seattle à la française.
Jul 10, 2014

Immigrant giving shapes a new culture of philanthropy

Young people and immigrants in Seattle are proving that philanthropy doesn't only have to flow from the rich to the poor.
Mar 31, 2014
The 2014 FIUTS CulturalFest will feature booths celebrating 35 different global cultures. (Photo by UW Admissions/Morgan Dusatko)

See the world in a day at FIUTS CulturalFest

FIUTS CulturalFest features an expo and performances representing cultures from all over the world.
Feb 6, 2014