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Winter Storm – Thursday Afternoon

December 11, 2014 - 9:47 am

The National Weather Service has issued a high-wind watch for Western Washington for this afternoon (Thursday, December 11th.) Winds from the South 30-40 MPH, with gusts of up to 65 MPH are expected in North Puget Sound, possibly extending into the Southwest interior. The storm is expected to last through late Thursday night.

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A Christmas Carol of the Third Kind

photo courtesy Bushwick Book Club Seattle photo courtesy Bushwick Book Club Seattle

December 10, 2014 - 9:44 am

91.3 KBCS and Bushwick Book Club present an evening of original music and irreverent activity inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Seattle songwriters, supported by literary Cascadian rock band, Read & Destroy, offer their musical take on a beloved Christmas classic. Between sets, join in on reindeer games and moments of reflection.

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Top Ten December 1st – 7th:

Weekly Top Ten

December 8, 2014 - 12:48 pm

  1. Eric Bibb  Blues People  (Stony Plain)
  2. Etana  I Rise  (VP)
  3. Red Martina  Come on Home  (Badtape)
  4. Bill Frisell  Guitar in the Space Age  (Okeh)
  5. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  6. Tosca  Outta Here  (!K7)
  7. Leonard Cohen  [...]

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Music of the Moment:

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December 5, 2014 - 3:46 pm

Music of the Moment

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

  1. The Living Sisters  Harmony Is Real  (Vanguard) – Becky Stark, Eleni Mandell, Inara George and Alex Lilly have created one of my favorite holiday recordings for 2014.  Lots of original material penned [...]

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Jane Siberry live in-studio

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December 5, 2014 - 9:52 am

Listen to Jane Siberry play acoustic versions of new and classic songs, and talk with KBCS’ Steve Ramsey about her writing process.

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Top Ten Recordings for 2014

photo: Alessandro Scaparro [crop] photo: Alessandro Scaparro [crop]

December 5, 2014 - 9:46 am

The new releases most played in 2014

  1. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Give the People What They Want  (Daptone)
  2. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  3. various artists  Take Me To The River Soundtrack  (Stax/Concod)
  4. Quantic  Magnetica  (Tru [...]

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Art for Social Change

Courtesy of Jasmine Brown Courtesy of Jasmine Brown

December 4, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Some people in our community say that art not only helps promote social relationship and awareness, but encourages social change.  Listen to segments of interviews with artists, art educators  and art students about how art is a conversation.

Episode 1:  University of Washington Tacoma, Professor of Interdisciplinary studies, Beverly Naidus talks about her experience in [...]

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Top Ten November 24th – 30th:

Weekly Top Ten

December 1, 2014 - 12:06 pm

  1. Hot Rize  When I’m Free  (Ten In Hand)
  2. Thompson  Family  (Fantasy)
  3. Etana  I Rise  (VP)
  4. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  5. Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley  Before The Sun Goes Down  (Compass)
  6. The Early [...]

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Top Ten November 17th – 23rd:

Weekly Top Ten

November 23, 2014 - 10:37 pm

  1. Eric Bibb  Blues People   (Stony Plain)
  2. Bill Frisell  Guitar in the Space Age   (Okeh)
  3. Nikki Yanofsky  Little Secret   (A440)
  4. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  5. The Mighty Sceptres  All Hail the Mighty Sceptres   (Ubiquity)
  6. Nortec Collective [...]

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Bruce Lee in Seattle

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November 18, 2014 - 1:16 pm

You may know Bruce Lee as a martial artist legend and action movie hero. The city of Seattle is where much of his story begins.

Bruce Lee spent his youth in Hong Kong and moved to Seattle at the age of eighteen. Ruby Chow, a family friend, and future King County Councilmember, gave him a [...]

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