Skip to content
Please enable your javascript to have a better view of the website. Click here to learn more about it.
On air

General Election Ballots Due Tuesday, November 4th

Vote checkbox

October 29, 2014 - 5:35 pm

The 2014 General Election is Tuesday, November 4th.  You can vote:

  • By mail. Ballots require first class postage and must be postmarked by November 4th.
  • At an accessible voting center by 8 p.m.
  • At a 24-hour drop box or a scheduled van drop by 8 p.m.

Don’t forget to sign your ballot envelope! [...]

Read More

WA State Initiative 1351 – Class Size Reduction Measure

Vote checkbox

October 29, 2014 - 5:27 pm

The Washington Class Size Reduction Measure, Initiative 1351 is one of five issues voters have to consider on the ballot this coming Tuesday.  The measure directs the legislature to allocate funds for smaller K-12 classrooms and hire more teachers and support staff in schools throughout Washington State.

If approved, the measure would be [...]

Read More

Top Ten October 20th – 26th:

Weekly Top Ten

October 27, 2014 - 11:40 am

  1. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  2. Etana  I Rise  (VP)
  3. Max Capote  Aperitivo de Moda  (independent)
  4. various artists  Take Me To The River Soundtrack  (Stax / Concord)
  5. Mike Farris  Shine For All The People  (Compass)
  6. Jason Moran  ALL RISE: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller  (Blue Note)
  7. Captain Planet  Esperanto Slang  (Bastard Jazz)
  8. Leonard Cohen  Popular Problems  (Columbia)
  9. Jungle Fire  Tropicoso  (Nacional)
  10. Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn  Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn  (Rounder)

Past Top Ten

Read More

Seattle Transportation – Proposition 1

Vote checkbox

October 24, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Seattle voters will take up the issue of transportation funding for the Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1.

If approved, this proposition would fund the preservation of transit service on existing routes (primarily serving the Seattle area) proposed to be cut beginning 2015 .  A portion of the funds collected would be to support regional [...]

Read More

The Seattle Preschool Vote – Proposition 1A and 1B

Vote checkbox

October 24, 2014 - 11:26 am

Voters in Seattle are considering two propositions on early learning programs and providers.

Proposition 1A establishes a $15 minimum wage for childcare workers, seeks to reduce childcare costs, prohibits violent felons from providing professional childcare and creates a training institute for enhanced training and certification, among other things.

Proposition 1B aims to expand a high [...]

Read More

In harmony with The Walking Dead


October 9, 2014 - 10:56 am

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle and 91.3 KBCS present an evening of original music inspired by Robert Kirkman’s post-apocalyptic comic book The Walking Dead.

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle is a songwriter’s collective. Each month eight songwriters choose a book, read the book, write songs inspired by it, and perform those songs in [...]

Read More

Sonya Green leads media relations workshop

Sonya Green

October 9, 2014 - 10:41 am

Sonya Green, KBCS News and Public Affairs Director and host of Music + Ideas, will lead a panel on media relations tailored for the needs of non-profit organizations.

“Building a Grassroots Campaign – Traditional Media” focuses on reaching an audience via traditional print and broadcast outlets.  Presenters include Essex Porter of KIRO-TV and Robert Vickers [...]

Read More

Earshot Jazz Festival picks


October 6, 2014 - 3:41 pm

91.3 KBCS is proud to sponsor the 26th annual Earshot Jazz Festival: October 10th through November 11th.

With over 50 concerts to enjoy, curated by KBCS midmorning host John Gilbreath, music fans have a wide variety of adventurous performances to choose from.

To get started, consider these five KBCS picks:

10/13 – Taylor [...]

Read More

Latino Heritage Month

September 27, 2014 - 2:52 pm

It’s Latino Heritage Month and this week, KBCS brings you the voices for our region. Monday and Tuesday:  Estela Ortega, co-founder of El Centro de la Raza. Wednesday:  Rose Cano, Artistic Director of Ese Teatro and author of the   play Don Quixote & Sancho Panza: Homeless in Seattle, playing at ACT Theater. Thursday and [...]

Read More