Arts & Culture

"Space Gospel" artist NorvisJr performs at Moshka. (Photo by Joy Okot-Okidi)

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Moksha, a hybrid clothing store and venue on the Ave, is showcasing genre-bending black musicians.

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Seattle-based transgender activist, producer, and artist Aneesh Sheth, launched a Kickstarter and filmed a pilot of original webseries "CRAVE."

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A new documentary, "Kenbe Fem," featuring David Pierre-Louis' efforts to rebuild his family's hometown in Haiti debuts this Thursday, June 25.

A Legong Balinese dancer. (Photo from Flickr by Jorge Dalmau)

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Watching white Seattleites’ adopting Indonesian culture taught me that I can fit in here without giving up my identity.

​Kyle Matthews, 21

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I set out with my camera down Rainier Ave to see if I could capture what it's like to live in a "bad neighborhood."

Alia Marsha (third from right) and her family celebrating Eid al-Fitr in Indonesia in 2011. "Every year, the younger siblings of the family would make visits to the older ones. Since my father is the youngest of 8 siblings, we would go to so many houses which was a curse because traffic but a blessing because food!" (Courtesy photo)

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With Seattle Muslims drawing their traditions from around the globe, there’s more than one way to break a Ramadan fast.

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'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.

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The English language should take a cue from these five Mandarin Chinese phrases.

Artistic director John Murphy, left, rehearses EZID, which opens June 20th. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

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Choreographer’s recent trip to Northern Iraq inspires latest dance performance from The Cabiri nonprofit troupe in Seattle.

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Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Latino poet laureate of the United States.

Iranian pop singer Amitis and Snoop Dogg, united by green screen. (Photo via YouTube)

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Am I the only Iranian American excited about this new Snoop Dogg cameo?

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Artist George Tsutakawa's fountain sculpture at Seattle Central College has been revived, after a volunteer campaign. "Fountain" has a vital place in Seattle's Asian American history.

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!

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How do young Black women in the Northwest really think, act, feel and dream?

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Meet Aisha Fukushima: singer, public speaker, educator and the founder of RAPtivism, a global hip hop project spanning 10 countries and four continents.

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This year, SIFF is a place where the food-obsessed can really let loose. With its Culinary Cinema program, SIFF rolled out 11 films for foodies, including seven international films.

Seattle hip hop artist Draze performs at the EMP's Black History Month Kickoff on Saturday. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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The Northwest Folklife Festival sheds its hippy image with some incredible free events celebrating global and local cultures this weekend.

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Tired of Hollywood abusing your favorite genre? Here are five foreign horror film picks playing at SIFF that do it justice.

(Photo from Flickr by Anne Wormer)

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If you're a purist about your Scandinavian pride, head to Ballard on Monday to celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day.

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“Romeo is Bleeding” and “Frame by Frame” tell parallel stories of fire, violence, bearing witness, and the power of art as activism.

Old vikings never die — they just move to Poulsbo. (Photo by Andrew Taylor via Flickr)

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Don your horned helmet and jump on the ferry for Viking Fest 2015 in Poulsbo this weekend.