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Dia de los Muertos Festival 2018: a celebration of generations
3 weeks ago

Dia de los Muertos Festival 2018: a celebration of generations

by Bao Nguyen October 25, 2018

As a young Mexican American growing up in the U.S., Edgardo Garcia Galicia forgot all about Dia de los Muertos. He thought Halloween …
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Ovidio Cartagena: A Mayan Artist in Seattle
1 month ago

Ovidio Cartagena: A Mayan Artist in Seattle

by Jacqueline McCrief October 10, 2018

I waited for Ovidio Cartagena at the entrance of Pike Place Market. Like most Sundays, tourists filled the nearby streets, snapping selfies and perusing …
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Birria: a Mexican stew infused with history, culture, and spice
1 month ago

Birria: a Mexican stew infused with history, culture, and spice

by Bao Nguyen October 8, 2018

For most of us in the U.S., soups and stews aren’t things we think of when it comes to Mexican food. On the …
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Billie Holiday Visits Seattle: A Review and Reflection
4 months ago

Billie Holiday Visits Seattle: A Review and Reflection

By Jalayna Carter July 17, 2018

“Lady Day” is wrapped in a pristine white floor-length gown as she graces the stage of Emerson’s Bar and Grill, the fictional set …
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Seattle Kokon Taiko Celebrates 35 Years with a Booming Concert
2 years ago

Seattle Kokon Taiko Celebrates 35 Years with a Booming Concert

By Rosin Saez September 30, 2016

Taiko drumming, an age-old art from Japan, started in Seattle as a means of cultural expression. Japanese Americans, who for the most part kept …
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More Than Just Views from the Dr. Jose P. Rizal Bridge
2 years ago

More Than Just Views from the Dr. Jose P. Rizal Bridge

By Kae Saeteurn September 16, 2016

It’s a place that can give you awesome sights, sounds, and…feels. The sky, clouds, sunsets. The stadiums, skyscrapers, and glimpses of the Port of …
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Currying Favor(ites)
3 years ago

Currying Favor(ites)

By: Jay Friedman – Ethnic Seattle

September 5, 2015

Earlier this year, researchers at the Indian Institute for Technology in Jodhpur discovered the scientific secret behind the allure of Indian …
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Why Some Like it Hot: and other delicious ways to cool off this summer
3 years ago

Why Some Like it Hot: and other delicious ways to cool off this summer

July 7, 2015

Ethnic Seattle – With the record-breaking heat of this past June giving Seattleites a taste of what’s to come this summer, we’ve all been clamoring to find …
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Loncheras: The Food Trucks that Started it All
3 years ago

Loncheras: The Food Trucks that Started it All

By: Jacklyn Tran

In the shadow of many a local gas stations, on the outskirts of a vacant lot, or on the perimeter of a supermarket parking lot, a locally …
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Summer’s Cool Alternative to Coffee: Bubble Bubble Tea
3 years ago

Summer’s Cool Alternative to Coffee: Bubble Bubble Tea

July 6, 2015

Ethnic Seattle – Bubble tea is a great alternative to highly caffeinated iced coffee or heavy ice cream. It’s a treat that leaves customers satisfied but not …
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