Northwest Folklife’s Youth-Led Cohort Launches Creative Platform: The Hydrant
by Northwest Folklife
The Hydrant was conceived from Northwest Folklife’s 2019 Cultural Focus: Youth Rising, a year-long program featuring peer mentorship, youth residencies, a series of youth-organized performances and events, and opportunities for creative collaborations.
May 7, 2019
Chef in Mexico seeks to instill taste for indigenous cuisine
by Global Press News Service
Claudia Ruiz Santiz, whose family is part of the Tsotsil population, recreates recipes from her grandmother’s kitchen at Kokonó, her restaurant in Chiapas.
Apr 25, 2019
Photo essay: An apology to the Duwamish
by Jacquie Bird Day
People gathered at the Duwamish Longhouse to offer an apology to the Duwamish Tribe for the colonization and ongoing occupation of their lands.
Apr 22, 2019
Thi Bui traces a Vietnamese American family’s life in illustrated memoir
by Aaron Burkhalter
Thi Bui will discuss her memoir "The Best We Could Do" at several events as part of Seattle Reads, a program encouraging people to read and discuss the same book.
Apr 10, 2019
Cambodia art journey reflects the nation’s modern hope
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
A tour of more than 20 artists in Cambodia reflects the long and complex history of the country and the resilience of its people.
Apr 3, 2019
Belize group builds movement for lesbian and bisexual community
by Reagan Jackson
Promoting Empowerment Through Awareness of Lesbian and Bisexual Women (PETAL) came from a need for support and education for lesbian and bisexual women in Belize.
Apr 2, 2019
Mexican football player with visual impairment finds new future in sport
by Global Press News Service
After injuring his eye, a Mexican football player thought his chances of going professional were over. Now, a major opportunity has given him a new purpose.
Apr 1, 2019
Interactive drama “The Detention Lottery” sheds light on immigration court
by Abigail Leong
The play, written and produced by Seattle-area immigration attorneys, gives audiences a look into the immigration courtroom.
Mar 27, 2019
Where were the allies after New Zealand?
by Mennah El-Gammal
The relative silence that followed the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand says volumes.
Seattle fashion show encourages women to embrace their curves
by Kela D. Hall
Curves Beautifully Empowered, an organization aimed at helping women and girls embrace their curves, recently held a held a fashion show at Seattle Center’s Armory.
Mar 26, 2019
QueenCare helps young women thrive in multiple ways
by Leona Vaughn
Monika Mathews runs QueenCare, a luxury skincare brand, and Life Enrichment Group, a nonprofit organization that helps Seattle youth. Both ventures were inspired by the lessons she learned in her own life.
Mar 20, 2019
How will we talk about Asian American athletes
by Andy Yamashita
Asian American sports professionals are increasingly hitting the big time, but sports commentators and analysts often resort to familiar racial stereotypes.
Wing Luke museum examines legacy of Seattle housing discrimination
by Ryan Phelan
"Excluded, Inside the Lines" explores the history and lasting effects of housing discrimination and redlining in Seattle on communities of color.
Mar 12, 2019
Poet voices women’s truths at “Indigenous and Women of Color Rise”
by Elizabeth Turnbull
"Indigenous and Women of Color Rise" will feature poet Dominique Christina at an event on International Women's Day.
Mar 8, 2019
Seattle Pro Musica highlights choral works of Asian composers
by Ryan Phelan
"Pacific Voices" will feature works by composers from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, the Philippines, Thailand and the United States.
Mar 5, 2019
Seattle supporters of Latino films excited by Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar win
by Oscar Rodriguez
Five out of the past six Best Director Academy Awards have gone to Mexican filmmakers, including Alfonso Cuarón, who directed "Roma."
Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Noelle LaCharite
by Sydney Cain
Noelle LaCharite, who specializes in conversational artificial intelligence, has been a long-time advocate for women’s advancement in the tech industry.
Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Matt Chan
by Thomas Chengxi Zou
Matt Chan talks about how technology is serving citizen journalism and community storytelling, and empowering communities through media education.
Feb 27, 2019
Young Native artists break through in the yəhaw̓ Indigenous Teen Art Show
by Nicole Pasia
yəhaw̓ and Teens of Tacoma encouraged young people from all over Washington state who identified as indigenous to submit their artwork.
Feb 20, 2019