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January's here, and if you're looking for a better way to deal with the holiday calories, we have dancing and thrilling events all over...

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Selena is one of the personas that Andrew Scott brings to life onstage. And it's one that brings some of his heritage into his drag.

Idle No More

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The days are getting shorter and colder, but there's plenty of Globalist things to do in Seattle in December.

Dina Trageser, second from right, leads Dunava, a Bulgarian folk singing ensemble. (Photo by Steve Borzilleri)

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An unlikely ensemble of Northwest women is celebrating ten years as one of the world's most popular Balkan folk choruses.

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Saz player Abdallah Abozekry is one of 24 musicians from 17 countries who are part of the OneBeat Festival, in Seattle the week of Nov. 2-7.

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A Seattle band named after the tiny island country Maldives finally gets a taste of their namesake.

Carlo Antonion Chalisea sautees the meat for a Lomo Saltado Sandwich at Hilliard's Beer. (Photo by Cristy Acuña)

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A Seattle street chef aims to become culinary ambassador of Peruvian food in America.

Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.

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What’s in a name? For Viet Cong, who plays a sold-out show in Seattle this Friday, way more than they thought.

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Seattle music mainstay Chop Suey is getting some unwanted attention upon new ownership.

A donated video camera being used by a One Vibe student, Mercy Auma.(Photo courtesy of One Vibe Africa)

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Kenyan nonprofit One Vibe Africa partnered with Seattle filmmakers to bring visual art mentorship to youth living in slums. Their work will be shared Saturday at the EMP.

Tarik Abdullah at a pop-up dinner in Hillman City featuring live DJs. (Photo courtesy of Tarik Abdullah)

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Meet some of the best international food entrepreneurs who got their start this year.

More than 10 ethnicities are represented in one of FOCS' Southend newborn mom groups. (Photo courtesy of FOCS)

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Hillman City has hardly garnered the reputation of being a hotbed for community in the recent past. But change is coming.

Dancers perform a traditional Peruvian number last December at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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It’s that time of year again. The leaves that fall have fallen, downtown is wrapped in lights and El Centro de la Raza is...

Things get a little bit weird with Swedish psychedelic band Goat, one of more than a dozen international acts currently signed to Sub Pop. (Courtesy photo)

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Your world tour of alternative music departs from Sea-Tac — but you won’t even have to get on a plane.

Horse head fiddle player and throat singer Davaazorig Altangerel performs as part of Mongolian orchestra Agra Bileg at Town Hall last Friday. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Tejano rock, Hawaiian chanting, and Mongolian jazz all come to Seattle as part of a world music concert series at Town Hall.

(Photo courtesy AEG)

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South African rave-rappers Die Antwoord return to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Monday.

A rickshaw painted by Bobby Solanki depicts a classic Bollywood scene featuring Amitabh Buchchan and Rekha. (Photo from Flickr by Meena Kadri)

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From Facebook groups to festivals, dance parties to college courses, our region enthusiastically celebrates the global powerhouse that is Bollywood, the Indian film industry.

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After a year of developing skills in writing, photography, video/audio and reporting for The Seattle Globalist, our youth apprentices are proud to share the following projects with...

Performer Christina Sunardi in "Gunung Sari" costume. (Photo by Mr. Sunardi)

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This Saturday, celebrating the unique islands of Indonesia — from Sumatra, Java, Bali, Madura and more — will manifest in eclectic dance performances at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute.

Anacortes-based group, Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, are a regular act at Folklife. Here, they perform at the annual Spring Festa in Skagit County, another one of their regular annual gigs. (Photo from www.goskagit.com)

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This weekend Seattle Center will transform into a microcosm of the Northwest’s prolific community of world music and arts. If you’ve ever wanted to experience the...