Best of 2016: The making of a burlesque dancer

I’m standing on a darkened stage in fishnets and heels with a rainbow fish windsock strapped to my ass, thinking that in 3 minutes and…

‘Michelle Obama ain’t the only fantastic woman of color’

Alice Metropolis is throwing a conniption fit. A disembodied yell of “No! No! No!” rings out from the gallery. I enter timidly, thinking I might…

Havana meets Seattle: Artists find common ground, connection

Art and revolution are often said to go hand and hand, so it was fitting that Cuba serve as the destination for the inaugural voyage…

Seattle’s own: Draze captures the spirit of the South Side

(This article was originally published on The Seattle Globalist and has been reprinted with permission) My relationship to hip hop has always been complicated by…

The making of a burlesque dancer