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Malikah Fashion Festival: Muslim, Jewish and Sikh Wear

Chema Oh Chema Oh

May 4, 2017 - 1:03 pm

The fashion of modest Muslim, Jewish and Sikh men and women is the inspiration of the Malikah Festival held this weekend. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviewed Chema Oh, organizer for the Malikah Festival and Owner of Boutique Al Firdaws located in Redmond’s Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) building this week. They discuss the power of

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Your Balcony And Yard As Wildlife Habitat

Photo: Courtesy of Wendy Miller Photo: Courtesy of Wendy Miller

May 4, 2017 - 12:03 pm

Attracting wildlife into your backyard or apartment balcony can help communities thrive with wildlife including pollinators and birds. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama visited Julie O’Donald, National Wildlife Federation Habitat Steward, in rainy Brier, Washington over the weekend, about how to foster spaces for wildlife. The National Wildlife Federation is hosting Seattle Wildlife in the City Week

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Human Rights for Chimpanzees


May 3, 2017 - 12:22 pm

Are chimps legally entitled to the same rights as humans? YES! Magazine highlights a recent story involving personhood for chimps. YES! Magazine’s Susan Gleason speaks with Senior Editor James Trimarco.

Unmute the Commute: Building a House with a Bike

Fred Miller

May 1, 2017 - 8:58 am

What if you biked everywhere? On today’s Unmute the Commute, meet Fred Miller. Produced by Hebah Fisher. Story discovered through King County Metro’s Just One Trip campaign. Unmute the Commute is a weekly series highlighting commuter stories, supported in part by King County Metro’s Just One Trip.

KBCS showcase at Northwest Folklife


April 29, 2017 - 8:30 am

Announcing the 91.3 KBCS acoustic showcase at Northwest Folklife:

Lindi Ortega
Jeff Scroggins & Colorado
LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends

Sunday, May 28th, 1pm
Fisher Green stage
Seattle Center
free and all ages

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Music of the Moment – May


April 28, 2017 - 2:28 pm

Spring is in full swing in the PNW and the KBCS music staff have some listening picks that are perfect for our sometimes rainy, sometimes sunny May days. Give them a listen!

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President Trump’s First 100 Days


April 28, 2017 - 1:06 pm

This week marks Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office and opinions vary on how he’s doing. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi visited the Bellevue College campus where students gave their take on how President Trump is- or isn’t – fulfilling his campaign promises.   Photo: Courtesy of Fred Seibert

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival


April 26, 2017 - 9:33 pm

The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival begins Thursday, April 27, 2017 and runs through Sunday the 30th. Click here for the lineup. Also check out an interview with the event’s Consulting Producer, Karen Toering and with Jennia Frederique Aponte, Co-Director of one of featured film, 90 Days.

US drops Massive Bomb in Afghanistan


April 25, 2017 - 10:07 am

On April 13th, the US dropped a massive bomb in Afghanistan. Reports are that some locals thought a nuclear bomb had been used on them. Yes! Magazine’s Susan Gleason speaks with Yes! Magazine Senior Editor, James Trimarco about the impacts of the bombing.

Unmute the Commute: Poetry on Buses


April 24, 2017 - 11:34 pm

Remember seeing poetry on King County and Sound Transit buses a few years ago? After a brief hiatus, Poetry on Buses coordinated by 4Culture returns this Monday 24 April to the Puget Sound. KBCS’s Casey Martin brings us this week’s Unmute the Commute story. For more details about the Poetry on Buses project, including the

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