France

Vigils expressing solidarity widespread immediately following the Charlie Hebdo attacks. But consensus about the limitations of free speech has since fallen apart. (Photo from Flicrk by Valentina Calà)

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Rallies for free speech in France following the Charlie Hebdo attacks have ironically given way to calls for censorship of anti-Semetism.

A synagogue in Paris. (Photo from Flickr by Susan Sermoneta)

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In the face of growing anti-Semitism, French Jews eye a better life in America

French Seattle Charlie Hebdo reaction

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Seattle’s French community was shaken by the killings, which many say were a challenge to the core beliefs of their home country.

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The Seattle area reacted this week to the deadly attack in Paris on the offices of satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" on Wednesday, with vigils...

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Zut alors! It's time to celebrate Bastille Day. Here are the best places to see Seattle à la française.

Delaney Ruston, in the field. (Photo courtesy Hidden Pictures)

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[vimeo 62269180 w=560 h=315] "Hidden Pictures" follows people diagnosed with mental illnesses on four continents to reveal how a shift in attitudes might improve care. When...

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Carb lovers rejoice: It just got a whole lot easier to get your hands on good croissants and dumplings on Capitol Hill. Capitol Hill, you're...

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Today is the world's sweetest holiday, the Chandeleur. Celebrate as the French do by cooking up a mountain of fluffy (yet paper-thin!) crêpes. In France, most holidays...

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The end is near! And for Seattleites that means going out with a bang. It’s almost December 21st, the day the Ancient Mayans predicted (sort...

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It's 5 a.m. on a black and blustery morning as I drive through the empty streets of Madison Valley looking to find out what...

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The pace at Cafe de Lion is slow — a very deliberate slow that's now as rare in Seattle as it is in Japan, where owner Daisuke...

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About a month ago an anonymous Seattle blogger called Videofedhead started a remarkable but unadorned collection of the wildest and weirdest international music videos I'd...

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The Seattle International Film Festival returns May 17, boasting a line-up of 459 films including 24 feature films making their world premiere. And as usual, this year's...

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I hate sports. And I’m not talking your run-of-the-mill “football is too violent” or “I just don’t get baseball” hate. I’m talking terror-inducing phobia. I was a...

Midnight City

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Concert season is upon us, and what better time to discover some new music? Starting next week, a slew of amazing bands from overseas...