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Former Microsoft programmer Kirt Debique wanted to build a new kind of record label to supported Seattle musicians. So far, so good.

Mailarie Muñoz, age 16 (center) and Jennifer Bravo, age 16 (right), during the intermediate Mariachi class program at Wenatchee High School. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A high-school program called Mariachi Huenachi in Wenatchee is not only producing fine music, it’s helping students do better in school.

(Photo courtesy Sarey Savy)

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Meet the queer White Center teen determined to be the first Cambodian American to make a mark on the music biz.

206 Zulu founder King Khazm. The organization is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this weekend.

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Seattle hip hop icon King Khazm is ringing in ten years of globally connected hip hop in the 206. #ZuluNation

The 2014 FIUTS CulturalFest will feature booths celebrating 35 different global cultures. (Photo by UW Admissions/Morgan Dusatko)

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FIUTS CulturalFest features an expo and performances representing cultures from all over the world.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform in San Francisco on their 2013 tour. (Photo by Amanda Rhoades / SF Foghorn)

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With a fresh batch of Grammy gold under their belts, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might catch their Seattle fans reminiscing about the days when...

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Yuna Zarai shares her inspiration for making music and her singular, Malaysian-infused style. She performs in Seattle this Tuesday at The Crocodile. Yuna Zarai’s sophomore...

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The talent pool of Asian American performers in the Northwest is deep. But the organizers of Kollaboration Seattle say making it to the national...

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Read-a-thon time! Seattle's up-and-coming-est Renaissance woman shares her top 5 summer books. Hollis Wong-Wear is in heavy rotation across the nation these days. She sings...

Nurtured by the Seattle scene, R&B singer JusMoni has come into her own, and is ready to lift up a new generation of local music...

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From Jamaica to Venezuela to Wales, there's a slew of international acts coming to town in April and May. Whether you're craving vintage grooves from...

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Walk by the Belltown Dance Studio on Sunday night and you’ll hear the distinct Latin beat of salsa music. But look inside and you...

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Dreary winter days getting you down? The only prescription is more cowbell (…or guitar…or synthesizers) courtesy of some great bands from across the pond. You...

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The first few times my Seattle-based band went to Vancouver, Canada to play D.I.Y. gigs, the city felt perfect. Apparently, our B.C. buds enjoyed non-stop kick-ass...

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As a mixed race, Filipina, 2nd generation immigrant, Black, round, queer, 1st generation college student, daughter of farm workers from a military family, it...

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Over the past few years, I've had the good fortune of documenting and being to able to do some deep hanging out with the...

Memes mocking Russian President Vladimir Putin, like this one on a sign in Moscow, are reminiscent of parodies of US politicians. (Photo by Sarah Stuteville)

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The music is defiant, the bartenders studiously inattentive and the balaclavas sequined. If it weren’t for the smell of grilled onions wafting in from the...

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Singapore mixes Asia's most expensive drink  When a club dangles a one-karat diamond as a "garnish" on a drink, you know they're taking lavish excess...

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The iconic hats, the intricately embroidered suits and vibrant, boisterous music; sure it sounds and looks just like traditional mariachi music. But one, all-female...

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It could have been Olympia. Audio/Visual Postcard by Jessica Partnow, Sarah Stuteville and Alex Stonehill Zombie Fest could have taken place in a sunny mountain meadow...

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In Medellin, Colombia, the call to violence, prostitution and gang activity can be overwhelming for youth with limited options after school. The Eskeula 4...