Moroccan specialties: Couscous and Tagine. (Photo by stijnnieuwendijk via Flickr)
Moroccan specialties: Couscous and Tagine. (Photo by stijnnieuwendijk via Flickr)

The Seattle Globalist is thrilled to announce the kickoff of a new event series: “Globalist Foodie Nights.” You’ll enjoy an evening of delicious food and a chance to spend time with fellow Globalists.

On Thursday April 30th,  our first foodie night will feature traditional Moroccan cuisine and hospitality at the Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant in Ballard.

Globalist co-founder, creative director and columnist Sarah Stuteville presents digital storytelling strategies to some Globalist youth. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Stuteville)

Update, March 10th: This workshop is SOLD OUT. Please write to Christina Twu, christina[at], to be notified of future sessions.

At The Seattle Globalist our mission is to elevate diverse voices through media. That means working to invite multiple perspectives and channeling them into insightful, published pieces.

So how do you get your voice in the Globalist? 

Find out on Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m. with Globalist co-founder, creative director and Seattle Times/Globalist weekly columnist Sarah Stuteville.

Mr.’s painting “Stationed at the Convenience Store” 2013, Acrylic on canvas, 59 1/16 × 118 1/8in. (Photo courtesy Lehmann Maupin)

The Japanese artist Mr. brings his first solo museum exhibition in the United States , a series titled “Live On,” to the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) beginning Friday Nov. 22nd.

Mr. is a protegé of the prolific contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, and derives his name from the Yomiuri Giants professional baseball team’s player Shigeo “Mr. Giants” Nagashima. Mr. has said that the March 2011 tsunami that hit Japan’s Tohoku coast had a profound effect on his work.

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Chinese dumplings. (Photo by Ryan McLaughlin via Flickr)
Chinese dumplings. (Photo by Ryan McLaughlin via Flickr)

Although there are 3,553 Chinese international students enrolled at the University of Washington, it can be easy to get homesick.

That is why the Chinese Student Association (CSA) introduced Dumpling Night a few years ago.

Held every fall quarter, Dumpling Night gives students a chance to learn how to make dumplings said Ray Li, the CSA’s activities coordinator, “It definitely helps with homesickness and gives people a sense of belonging.”