Arts & Culture

Two children play around Chaharshanbeh Suri bonfires, a Nowruz opening ceremony the author grew up with. (Photo by Lucinda Homa Gray)

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Ancient Nowruz traditions celebrated around the world make a big splash in Seattle.

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ArtsWest production of David Henry Hwang's 'Chinglish' brings a comedy of manners and translation to the Seattle stage.

Eveline Murray and her husband Hugh opened Galway Traders on St. Patrick’s Day in 1983. (Photo by Lindsey Boisvin)

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After 32 years in a historic house in Ballard, the Galway Traders Irish import shop is being displaced by a new housing development.

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A Elders-in-Residence pilot program has members of Native American tribes visiting classrooms at UW to share unique lessons.

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Mark Morris Dance Group will take the stage at Seattle’s Meany Theater Thursday through Sunday.

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Seattle music mainstay Chop Suey is getting some unwanted attention upon new ownership.

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh's "Stop Telling Women to Smile" campaign began in 2012, and has recently made its way across international borders. (Photo by Lindsey Boisvin)

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How a Brooklyn artist turned her campaign against sexual street harassment into a global movement.

Man's shirt, ca. 1850, Niimiipu (Nez Perce), Oregon or Idaho, Hide, porcupine quills, horsehair, wool, glass beads, pigment, 32 11/16 × 60 2/3 in., Diker no. 666 Courtesy of American Federation of Arts

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'Indigenous Beauty' opens at Seattle Art Museum and highlights American Indian Art from North America and the Pacific Northwest.

Amen Gibreab (right), director of the film Horeta: The Journey Beyond Culture, enjoys a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony performed by Fanaye Debalke at Gojo Ethiopian Restaurant on Aurora Ave. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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After a trip to Ethiopia, a local filmmaker and a group of students are challenging Americans' grim generalizations about Africa.

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N.W.A.'s hip-hop was an important voice in black activism, that is still relevant today.

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Pussy Riot first English song, "I Can't Breathe," repeats the last words of Eric Garner when he died at the hands of police officers.

A donated video camera being used by a One Vibe student, Mercy Auma.(Photo courtesy of One Vibe Africa)

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Kenyan nonprofit One Vibe Africa partnered with Seattle filmmakers to bring visual art mentorship to youth living in slums. Their work will be shared Saturday at the EMP.

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For $14,169 a night, The Edgewater Hotel offers a package worthy of those with the earnings of Mr. Grey himself.

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The video, which went live just moments ago, is already getting some national limelight.

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A few lines have earned Kendrick Lamar's new single 'The Blacker the Berry' a closer reading than any hip hop song in years.

Nyky Gomez, founder of Brown Recluse Zine Distro. (Photo by Atoosa Moinzadeh)

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From a suitcase in Georgetown, Nyky Gomez is spreading zines by people of color around the world.

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The New York ensemble Urban Bush Women will take on race, migration, body image and culture through dance at Meany Theater in Seattle.

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Dinner and flowers can't hold a candle to Awkward Black Girl, Carlos Bulosan and Laverne Cox.

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

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Talib Kweli and Draze joined up and coming Seattle artists in celebrating the value of Black lives.

(Cartoon courtesy David Horsey / The L.A. Times)

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Years before the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris had to 'go ghost' after she found herself on an al-Qaeda hit list.

Rodrigo Valenzuela's "Maria TV." (Image from the Frye Art Museum)

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Rodrigo Valenzuela shows us the "13th Man" post-Superbowl upset.