FRIENDS’ FUTURE FORWARD: ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY PROGRAM COMES TO LIFE WITH COLORFUL LIGHTING INSTALLATION EXHIBIT AND VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING  Article by NICOLE DANSEREAU. Photo by Robert Wade SEATTLE (November 24, 2020) — In partnership with the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects (OWCP), Friends of Waterfront Seattle’s (Friends) Future Forward: Artist-In-Residency Program comes to fruition...
By Jordan T. Adams/Runta News-Seattle  Acclaimed as one of the most authentic multicultural festivals in Seattle, the annual Othello International Festival will convene again this year on Sunday, August 11 from noon to 6:00PM.  Known to be one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation, the Rainier Valley is home...
In a post published yesterday on FilmAid International’s facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FilmAid/posts/10157482389099446 Suud Olat will soon visit Kenya to participate in the upcoming 12th Annual FilmAid International Festival Suud Olat, FilmAid International board member and former refugee, visits FilmAid Kenya's office in Nairobi and inspires all with his story. Suud, a...
Oh! Hello Othello.  Othello, Seattle’s most multi-cultural neighborhood, located on southeast Seattle’s LINK light rail line, invites the world to its annual Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival August 14 from noon to 6:00.  Admission is free.   As in years past, southeast Seattle’s mélange of East African, Asian, Filipino,...
SEATTLE– KUOW will launch a preview of a new music service dedicated to jazz and blues on Monday, April 18, at noon. Currently called Planet Jazz, the service will showcase leading jazz and blues artists from yesterday, today and tomorrow, and it will be available for streaming 24 hours...
SEATTLE – September 16, 2015 – Tasveer is proud to present the 10th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival. Slated for October 15-25, SSAFF 2015 includes 59 films from 9 countries, with dozens of directors, producers, and acting talent expected to attend the 12-day event. SSAFF has grown to become...
A Poem by Shirin Fazel-Dedicated to the Somali People A new dawn rises, let’s bury weapons, hatred, clan divisions, ignorance, injustice, personal interest. A new dawn rises, let’s leave behind the bitter taste of being a refugee, of the young who die without a name and a gravestone, swallowed by the sea and by the desert. A new dawn rises, let’s build our country with...
SEATTLE (January 25, 2017) – Mayor Ed Murray surrounded by City Council Members, Police Chiefs, and Civil rights activists issued the following statement after President Trump signed executive orders on immigration: “Today is one of the worst days for immigrants in America since Japanese internment. Just days after hundreds of...
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