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A Seattle band named after the tiny island country Maldives finally gets a taste of their namesake.

Carlo Antonion Chalisea sautees the meat for a Lomo Saltado Sandwich at Hilliard's Beer. (Photo by Cristy Acuña)

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A Seattle street chef aims to become culinary ambassador of Peruvian food in America.

Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.

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What’s in a name? For Viet Cong, who plays a sold-out show in Seattle this Friday, way more than they thought.

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

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.

Tarik Abdullah at a pop-up dinner in Hillman City featuring live DJs. (Photo courtesy of Tarik Abdullah)

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Meet some of the best international food entrepreneurs who got their start this year.

More than 10 ethnicities are represented in one of FOCS' Southend newborn mom groups. (Photo courtesy of FOCS)

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Hillman City has hardly garnered the reputation of being a hotbed for community in the recent past. But change is coming.

Dancers perform a traditional Peruvian number last December at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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It’s that time of year again. The leaves that fall have fallen, downtown is wrapped in lights and El Centro de la Raza is...

Things get a little bit weird with Swedish psychedelic band Goat, one of more than a dozen international acts currently signed to Sub Pop. (Courtesy photo)

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Your world tour of alternative music departs from Sea-Tac — but you won’t even have to get on a plane.

Horse head fiddle player and throat singer Davaazorig Altangerel performs as part of Mongolian orchestra Agra Bileg at Town Hall last Friday. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Tejano rock, Hawaiian chanting, and Mongolian jazz all come to Seattle as part of a world music concert series at Town Hall.

(Photo courtesy AEG)

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South African rave-rappers Die Antwoord return to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Monday.

A rickshaw painted by Bobby Solanki depicts a classic Bollywood scene featuring Amitabh Buchchan and Rekha. (Photo from Flickr by Meena Kadri)

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From Facebook groups to festivals, dance parties to college courses, our region enthusiastically celebrates the global powerhouse that is Bollywood, the Indian film industry.

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After a year of developing skills in writing, photography, video/audio and reporting for The Seattle Globalist, our youth apprentices are proud to share the following projects with...

Performer Christina Sunardi in "Gunung Sari" costume. (Photo by Mr. Sunardi)

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This Saturday, celebrating the unique islands of Indonesia — from Sumatra, Java, Bali, Madura and more — will manifest in eclectic dance performances at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute.

Anacortes-based group, Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, are a regular act at Folklife. Here, they perform at the annual Spring Festa in Skagit County, another one of their regular annual gigs. (Photo from www.goskagit.com)

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This weekend Seattle Center will transform into a microcosm of the Northwest’s prolific community of world music and arts. If you’ve ever wanted to experience the...

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Former Microsoft programmer Kirt Debique wanted to build a new kind of record label to supported Seattle musicians. So far, so good.

Mailarie Muñoz, age 16 (center) and Jennifer Bravo, age 16 (right), during the intermediate Mariachi class program at Wenatchee High School. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A high-school program called Mariachi Huenachi in Wenatchee is not only producing fine music, it’s helping students do better in school.

(Photo courtesy Sarey Savy)

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Meet the queer White Center teen determined to be the first Cambodian American to make a mark on the music biz.

206 Zulu founder King Khazm. The organization is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this weekend.

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Seattle hip hop icon King Khazm is ringing in ten years of globally connected hip hop in the 206. #ZuluNation

The 2014 FIUTS CulturalFest will feature booths celebrating 35 different global cultures. (Photo by UW Admissions/Morgan Dusatko)

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FIUTS CulturalFest features an expo and performances representing cultures from all over the world.