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The Mosque On The Corner

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May 26, 2017 - 1:38 pm

The month long Muslim observation of Ramadan begins this evening.  We take you to a street corner in north seattle outside of Idris Mosque. 91-3’s Yuko Kodama came across Anthony Parish, holding a sign there on a Friday as people from the mosque attended afternoon prayer.  The sight brought about some lively conversation among passers-by

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Flamenco

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May 25, 2017 - 10:25 am

What is it that gives flamenco dancing its passionate flare? Listen to the stories that are the foundation for Flamenco dance. Belen Maya is a professional Flamenco Dancer from Spain who describes where the soul of this passionate art form comes from with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

Life as a Migrant Farm Worker

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May 25, 2017 - 9:56 am

Farms throughout the state are busy with work for migrant laborers as the growing and harvesting season ramps up. A group of farm workers in the Skagit Valley formed Familias Unidas Por La Jusicia, or Families United for Justice, in 2013 to advocate for better working conditions. Earlier this month, the International Labor Rights Forum

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Unmute the Commute: Ride Along to the VA

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May 22, 2017 - 1:28 pm

Have you ever wondered what it’s like for veterans to get around town? For this week’s Unmute the Commute, ride along with us to the VA center in Seattle. Produced by Casey Martin. Unmute the Commute is a weekly series highlighting commuter stories, supported in part by King County Metro’s Just One Trip.

Nature: How Crows Build Their Nests

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May 19, 2017 - 11:30 am

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama joins Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, Ed Dominguez, to learn more about how Crows teach their young. Also find out what crows look for when they’re in the market for a home, in this week’s Nature segment.

Awaaz: South Asian Fusion Acapella Group

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May 18, 2017 - 11:26 am

For kids growing up in immigrant families, life can be a mashup of the harmonies and dissonances in navigating the cultures.  A group of University of Washington students founded the South Asian Fusion acapella group, Awaaz. We had a few of the members of the group in our studios recently. They’re Team Manager and vocalist,

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Unmute the Commute: My Family and My Bus

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May 16, 2017 - 9:26 am

May 15 is the International Day of Families as recognised by the United Nations. Today we celebrate all caregivers in families – parents, grandparents, siblings… all parental figures! For this week’s Unmute the Commute story, here is a parent who believes in raising her family on the bus. Produced by Hebah Fisher. Unmute the Commute

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Thank YOU!

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May 11, 2017 - 11:45 am

The KBCS community continues to amaze and inspire. Thanks to your incredible generosity and passion, KBCS raised nearly $22,000 during GiveBIG from more than 280 donations.

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Unmute the Commute: Walking Around Issaquah 

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May 10, 2017 - 8:05 am

As the weather warms up, you may be considering walking around town more. And yet, some of our neighbours, like Angie Aldrich in Issaquah, walk all year ’round as their means of transportation. For this week’s Unmute the Commute, join us for a walk around Issaquah. Produced by Hans Anderson.  Unmute the Commute is a weekly series

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Top Ten May 1st – May 7th:

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May 8, 2017 - 10:52 am

  1. Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator Independent
  2. The Shins Heartworms Columbia
  3. Sera Cahoone From Where I Started Sub Pop
  4. Robyn Hitchcock Robyn Hitchcock YepRoc
  5. Ray Davies Americana Sony
  6. Hanneke Cassel Trip To Walden Pond Independent
  7. Laura Marling Semper Femina Kobalt Music
  8. Whitney Mongé Stone Independent
  9. Naomi Wachira Song Of Lament Doreli Music
  10. Little Dragon Season High Loma Vista Recordings

Past Top Ten

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