Forrest Baum

Forrest Baum
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Forrest Baum is a father, filmmaker, animator, and standup comedian. He's also your Seattle Globalist Calendar Editor, and can usually be found biking about town to lectures. Reach him at: forrest@seattleglobalist.com
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Could "tako" snacks be the new taco?

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This month in Seattle: Breakfast with Singapore's ambassador, capoeira at lunch, and Caribbean jerk chicken dinner.

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This month in Seattle: improvised Bollywood movies, a film about Yesler Terrace, volcano preparedness and the intersection of race and climate change.

Members of the Central Area Senior Center Sliders Dance Group learn some West African moves at the November World Dance Party. (The World Dance Party held at the Filipino Community Center in November. (Photo by Steven Zhang)

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It's June, and that means Seattle is bursting with fun. We've scoured the Globalist Calendar and come up with five events you won't want to miss!

At the NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, in October 1992 , Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari, US President George H. W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney along with trade officials from all three countries. Bill Clinton finalized the negotiations after taking office the next year. (Photo from the George Bush Presidential Library)

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Inside the Canadian consulate's bizarre 20th birthday party for NAFTA.

Catch outdoor screenings of World Cup matches in Pioneer Square's Nord Alley. (Photo by Jordan Lewis)

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Want an authentic World Cup experience? Cheer alongside international superfans at these local venues.

A Salsa night at Waid's back in 2008. (Photo via

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What’s really going down at the beloved immigrant nightspot the SPD wants to shut down?

Kev (Ryan Higgins) reunited with fellow U.S. Marine Tom (Jonathan Crimeni) and his new robotic hand. (Photo courtesy Washington Ensemble Theatre)

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A new production of Rajiv Joseph's acclaimed play about post-invasion Iraq sheds light on America's changing attitudes toward military intervention abroad. I invite you to spend...

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Couch Fest 2012 is today! It's a festival of short films screened in the houses of total strangers, in cities all around the world, including...