The Globies

 

Join The Seattle Globalist for the third annual Globie Awards September 26, 2015. The globies highlight our best writers and honor Seattle’s Globalist of the Year, Rita Meher of Tasveer. 

In just two years, the Globies has distinguished itself as one of the most dynamic events in Seattle. It’s an energetic, quirky, feel-good party. We promise you won’t be bored!

This year we’ve got a new location, and we’ll be celebrating Seattle’s global connections and talented media makers with Latin music and Cuban food at Club Sur. Join us for a night of dancing, drinks, and of course, the famous Globie Awards photo booth!

All proceeds benefit Seattle Globalist media makers and youth.

When: Sept. 26, 2015 at 6:30pm
Where: Club Sur, 2901 First Avenue South

 

The Globies are possible this year thanks to our amazing event sponsors:

 

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Media sponsor:

 

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Last year, 220 attendees packed Washington Hall to honor our five award recipients.

Era Schrepfer won Globalist of the Year; Irina Vodonos won for Community Journalism; Lael Henterly for Investigative Reporting; Atoosa Moinzadeh for Social Justice Reporting; Dacia Sáenz for International Reporting, and Aida Solomon for Youth Reporting.

Yogi PaliwalThe Host: Eastside native Yogi Paliwal has performed around the country at comedy clubs, theaters and festivals including the San Francisco and Seattle Sketch Fest, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival and at the NBC Standup for diversity Showcase in Seattle.

Musical guest: Following dinner,  local Latin trio Elimar en Acustico will share some of their favorite songs and we’ll open up the floor for you to show off your dance moves.

The dinner: Club Sur will be serving Cuban and Latin American specialties including empanadas, yuca frita, camarones al ajillo, and more! Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options available.

The beer & wine: Will be delicious and bottomless.

The raffle: Will include our best-ever prize packages.

The photo booth: We’re going to try and fit EVEN MORE Globalists into this year’s booth:

Some of the amazing members of the Seattle Globalist community.
Some of the amazing members of the Seattle Globalist community.