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A note from John Gilbreath

John

May 13, 2016 - 12:01 pm

My dear Caravan listeners

Today I bid farewell to the morning Caravan schedule. I’ll miss you all.

While I’d much rather be over engaged with life than sitting on a couch somewhere, I have been stretched pretty thin these past few years. I need to reapportion my daytime hours in order to give more attention to my primary work commitment as Executive Director of Seattle’s non-profit Earshot Jazz organization. Later this month, I’ll reappear on the KBCS schedule in an evening version of the Caravan.

Life lessons learned on the bus

Tacoma artist, Lynn DiNino shares her story at WTFlux: Unmute the Commute on Thursday, April 21. Tacoma artist, Lynn DiNino shares her story at WTFlux: Unmute the Commute on Thursday, April 21.

May 12, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Our WTFlux team learned at our April event that when you “unmute the commute”, you can learn a lot. From having conversations to strangers to people watching that inspires art, there are many life lessons that can be learned. In this excerpt from the event, you hear Seattle bus chick, Carla Saulter, artist, Lynn DiNino

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Music of the Moment: May

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May 8, 2016 - 10:06 pm

Check out these five new albums we’re loving right now.

Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
Anoushka Shankar – Land of Gold
Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop – Love Letter For Fire
Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate – Monistic Theory
Gregory Porter – Take Me To The Alley

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91.3 KBCS presents BAM Sound: Sisters, May 27

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May 6, 2016 - 1:14 pm

91.3 KBCS and Bellevue Arts Museum present Sound & Vision, a brand new concert series in an artful environment. Join us for live music, djs, art, and libations.

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About a girl

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May 6, 2016 - 12:57 pm

Join 91.3 KBCS and the songwriters of Bushwick Book Club for a concert inspired by Girl in a Band, the memoir by Kim Gordon, bass player for Sonic Youth, May 13th at The Royal Room

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KBCS Folklife Showcase: May 29

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May 6, 2016 - 12:40 pm

Announcing the 91.3 KBCS acoustic showcase at Northwest Folklife

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My America

Sisters, Dr. Georgia McDade and bus driver, Mary Stewart share stories about their America at a WTFlux event at Taste of the Carribean in Seattle. Sisters, Dr. Georgia McDade and bus driver, Mary Stewart share stories about their America at a WTFlux event at Taste of the Carribean in Seattle.

May 5, 2016 - 8:01 am

In April, the What’s the Flux team held a listening party in Seattle. It featured many voices including sisters Dr. Georgia McDade and Mary Stewart. They both gave a description of the America they live in. Click here for more What’s the Flux?: Commuter Dispatch stories.

Top Ten April 25th – May 1st:

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May 2, 2016 - 11:00 am

  1. Sam Beam And Jesca Hoop  Love Letter For Fire  (Sub Pop)
  2. Andrew Bird  Are You Serious  (Loma Vista)
  3. CéU  Tropix  (Six Degrees)
  4. Lake Street Dive  Side Pony  (Nonesuch)
  5. Anoushka Shankar  Land Of Gold  (Universal)
  6. Sturgill Simpson  A Sailor’s Guide to Earth  (Atlantic)
  7. The Bills  Trail of Tales  (Factor)
  8. The Cactus Blossoms  You’re Dreaming  (Red House)
  9. Laura Gibson  Empire Builder  (Barsuk)
  10. The Spinney Brothers  Living The Dream  (Mountain Fever)

Past Top Ten

Join our team, make great public media

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April 28, 2016 - 10:11 am

KBCS seeks a drive time music host. Bring your outstanding mic presence, eclectic music interests, and boundless charisma to a growing, independent, public radio station serving the greater Seattle metro.

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Dorian Wants Transit Policy Towards Disabled Persons to Change, Part 2

Wheelchair user, Dorian Taylor meets with King County Metro representative, Tim Flanagan on the bus. Wheelchair user, Dorian Taylor meets with King County Metro representative, Tim Flanagan on the bus.

April 28, 2016 - 7:00 am

We introduced you to Dorian Taylor, a wheelchair user and regular bus-rider who’s experienced challenges with nearly every single ride. Dorian wants to change transit policy to better address the needs of the wheelchair user community. After her story aired, King County Metro contacted Dorian to hold a meeting with their ADA Compliance Officer. The

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