Irish-American Relations: What’s Next?

Irish Ambassador to the U.S., Daniel Mulhall will engage in a discussion about developments in foreign relations between the U.S. and Ireland, the broader Trans-Atlantic relationship between the U.S. and the E.U., international trade, and the implications of Brexit particularly for the peace process in Northern Ireland. FREE and open to the public. Facilitated by […]
Nov 21, 2018

The Original Coffee Break: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with Atlas Obscura

Experience an elaborate and immersive Ethiopian coffee ceremony with Milen Medhane of Kaffa Coffee, courtesy of Atlas Obscura.
Jul 23, 2018

Public Forum “Argentina in Revolt”

The public is invited to hear a first-hand account of the rising economic and political crisis sweeping over Argentina. Maria Alvarez, a socialist feminist and human rights activist from Buenos Aires, will give an eyewitness account of recent events in her country. The event on Friday, June 29 will be held at 7:30pm at New […]
Jun 12, 2018

Pioneer Square World Cup 2018 LIVE Viewings!

Watch the 2018 World Cup in Pioneer Square! Bring your lunch to Occidental Square (117 S Washington St) and join the Alliance for Pioneer Square and the Downtown Seattle Association for LIVE viewings of the 2018 World Cup during the weekday. Semi-finals and final game times are TBD. Brought to you by Pioneer Square Seattle & #SummerInTheParks. Viewing […]
Jun 7, 2018

What it takes to be featured in the Seattle International Film Festival

SIFF's programming team is inclusive on gender, race, country, sexual orientation and film budget.
May 22, 2017

Counseling service for refugees expands to Kent

International Counseling and Community Services, which specializes in mental health care for refugees, has opened a new office in Kent.
Nov 23, 2015

Exploring the world’s connections with Seattle

Seattle Globalist co-founder and columnist Sarah Stuteville starts a new weekly column in The Seattle Times today: Friday night at The Comet Tavern on Capitol Hill: the music pounds, the bathrooms stink and Russian politics are the topic of the night. I’m at a benefit show for Pussy Riot — a punk rock band arrested […]
Oct 26, 2012

Tips for traveling the world with a bike and a backpack

The 32nd annual Seattle to Portland (STP) Bicycle Classic is coming up this weekend.  Ten thousand riders will set out from the University of Washington and, after some 200 miles and 43,000 energy bars, end up in northeast Portland. Sadly, the trip has been sold out for months, so if you didn’t register way back […]
Jul 9, 2012
East Africa volunteer

Want to volunteer abroad? How to actually make a difference.

Every year, more young westerners are traveling to places like Africa, India, and South America in search of meaningful volunteer experiences. And why not? There’s plenty of valuable work to be done, travel and living expenses are low, and even the most challenging volunteer position might look easy compared to trying to find a job […]
Jun 19, 2012

Want to work overseas?: Quick tips on taking your career global

Do you dream of living or working abroad, but don’t know how to get there? A panel of globally-connected communications professionals took on the topic and shared some inside advice on Monday, as part of the UW Department of Communication’s Professional Development Month. If you didn’t make it to the event, no need to fret. Below, […]
Jan 27, 2012