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Women’s Equality Day

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August 29, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Women’s Equality Day is August 26th. It marks the day in 1920 when women were officially given the right to vote as part of the US constitution. We feature local perspectives on feminism

  • recent University of Washington graduate,  Hamdi Mohammed
  • Founder of the immigrant advocacy organization, One America and a candidate for state Senate,  [...]

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Top Ten August 18th – 24th:

Weekly Top Ten

August 25, 2014 - 12:20 pm

  1. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  2. Quantic  Magnetica  (Tru Thoughts)
  3. Somi  The Lagos Music Salon  (Okey)
  4. Dr. John  Ske-Dat-De-DatThe Spirit Of Satch  (Concord)
  5. various artists  Playing For Change 3: Songs Around the World  (Timeless)
  6. Keb’ Mo’  Bluesamericana  (independent)
  7. Jill Barber  Fool’s Gold  (Outside)
  8. Eric Clapton & Friends  The Breeze- An [...]

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Top Ten August 11th – 17th:

Weekly Top Ten

August 18, 2014 - 12:06 pm

  1. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  2. Taylor McFerrin  Early Riser  (Brainfeeder)
  3. Vaneese Thomas  Blues For My Father  (Segue)
  4. Keb’ Mo’  Bluesamericana  (independent)
  5. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens  Cold World  (Daptone)
  6. Melaza  Melaza  (Chulo)
  7. various artists  Playing For Change 3: Songs Around the World  (Timeless)
  8. Quantic  Magnetica  (Tru Thoughts)
  9. Eden [...]

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91.3 KBCS Day at Crossroads Bellevue farmers market – Aug 26

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August 15, 2014 - 9:53 am

Join us for 91.3 KBCS Day at Crossroads Bellevue farmers market.

On Tuesday, August 26th, we will broadcast Music + Ideas live from Crossroads Bellevue. Meet Sonya Green and take home a complimentary 91.3 KBCS eco-tote bag with your fresh fruits and veggies.

Enjoy music from The Chamber Jazz Trio, and [...]

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Top Ten August 4th – 10th:

Weekly Top Ten

August 11, 2014 - 2:09 pm

  1. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  2. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens  Cold World  (Daptone)
  3. Keb’ Mo’  Bluesamericana  (independent)
  4. Catherine MacLellan  The Raven’s Sun  (independent)
  5. Phox  Phox  (Partisan)
  6. Vaneese Thomas  Blues For My Father  (Segue)
  7. John Hiatt  Terms Of My Surrender  (New West)
  8. various artists  Classic African American Songsters  (Smithsonian [...]

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Top Ten July 28th – August 3rd

Weekly Top Ten

August 5, 2014 - 1:04 pm

  1. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn )
  2. Quantic   Magnetica  (Tru Thoughts)
  3. Eden Brent  Jigsaw Heart  (Yellow Dog)
  4. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queen  Cold World  (Daptone)
  5. Sorceress  Dose  (Wonderwheel)
  6. Vaneese Thomas  Blues For My Father  (Segue)
  7. Anushka  Broken Circuit  (Brownswood)
  8. various artists  Classic African American Songsters  (Smithsonian Folkways)
  9. Peliroja  Injusticia  [...]

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Disability Awareness

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August 4, 2014 - 3:12 pm

On July 26, 1990, the American with Disabilities Act was signed giving people with disabilities full civil rights. To mark the historic date our week’s series features voices of disability advocates and educators from the Bellevue College Disability Resource Center. KBCS News & Public Affairs Director interviewed Bellevue College Disability Resource Center Director, Susan Gjolmesli, [...]

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Primary Election, Ballots Due Tuesday, August 5th

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August 1, 2014 - 3:10 pm

The 2014 Primary Election is this coming Tuesday, August 5th.  You can vote:

  • By mail. Ballots require first class postage and must be postmarked by August 5th.
  • 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 [...]

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Music of the Moment

Close Up Needle on Record

July 29, 2014 - 4:15 pm

5 brand new releases we can’t wait to share with you this month:

1. Ruthie Foster Promise of a New Day (Blue Corn) – KBCS has been playing Ruthie’s music for years, and her new album is sure to continue that tradition. Meshell Ndegeocello produced the album and she’s perfectly captured Ruthie’s amazing [...]

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Top Ten July 21st -27th:

Weekly Top Ten

July 29, 2014 - 3:31 pm

  1. Vaneese Thomas  Blues For My Father  (Segue)
  2. various artists  Playing For Change 3: Songs Around the World  (Timeless)
  3. Larry Sparks  Lonesome And Then Some: A Classic 50th Celebration  (Rebel)
  4. Anushka  Broken Circuit  (Brownswood)
  5. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  6. Los Hacheros  Pilon  (Chulo)
  7. The Lowest Pair  36¢  (Team Love)
  8. Zoe [...]

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