April 10, 2015 - 12:02 pm
The worldwide demand for chocolate is growing. Industry sales are worth 18 billion in the US, and the world chocolate market is expected to rise to over 98 billion by 2016. This series features chocolate from the cacao farms to chocolate making in the United States. Episode 1 – Lauren Adler is the owner and
April 8, 2015 - 9:26 am
It is with sorrow that we share the sad news of the passing of a beloved host of Hawai’i Radio Connection on KBCS. Auntie Moodette Keli`iho`omalu Ka`apana, Kumu hula for Halau Hula Pulamahiaikalikolehua passed away Monday, April 6, 2015. “Auntie Moody” was a regular host of the Hawai`i Radio Connection and a respected and deeply loved member of the Pacific Northwest Hawaiian community.
Braddah Gomes, Uncle Ed and Sista Maile will be hosting the Hawai’i Radio Connection this Saturday, April 11 from 12-2pm in tribute and memory to Auntie Moody.
April 7, 2015 - 5:49 pm
By John Stang You can add Initiative 1351 to the long list of budget items that Washington’s House Democrats and Senate Republicans will fight about as they negotiate the state’s 2015-2017 operating budget. The Senate Majority Coalition of 25 Republicans and one Democrat wants to send I-1351 back to the voters in November for a
April 6, 2015 - 1:06 pm
- Mark Knopfler Tracker (Verve)
- Bettye LaVette Worthy (Cherry Red)
- Pops Staples Don’t Lose This (Anti/Epitaph)
- D’Angelo & The Vanguard Black Messiah (RCA)
- Andrew Combs All These Dreams (Coin)
- Rhiannon Giddens Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
- Ibeyi Ibeyi (XL)
- Kitty, Daisy & Lewis The Third (Sunday Best)
- Pharis & Jason Romero A Wanderer I’ll Stay (Lula)
- Niyaz The Fourth Light (Six Degrees)
April 3, 2015 - 1:26 pm
By John Stang The Washington Senate Democrats charged their Republican colleagues purposely stacked the deck in passing the GOP’s 2015-2017 operating budget proposal. Why? To protect Sen. Andy Hill, R- Redmond, from having to cast embarrassing votes. While he has not publicly talked of running, Hill’s name has been circulated in political circles as a
April 2, 2015 - 1:41 pm
Community organizers continue to voice their opposition to the youth detention center proposed to replace the existing one despite King County’s plans to move forward. Organizers say it’s not just about a building, it’s about the racial inequity of the prison system. On Tuesday, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced measures to address racial disparity
April 1, 2015 - 2:50 pm
Madeleine Albright served as the first female Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001. She attended the March opening of the Bellevue Arts Museum exhibit of her pins - accessories she used to sometimes make a political point during her work in global diplomacy. She spoke to a forum of Bellevue area high school students
April 1, 2015 - 6:00 am
5 brand new releases we can’t wait to share with you this month:
1. Andrew Combs All These Dreams (Coin) – Do people make records like this anymore?! On one hand a throwback to classic 70s pop era singer-songwriters, yet still sounds relevant and fresh. Andrew has a terrific voice and the record has a nice understated beauty to it. [Review by Iaan Hughes]
2. José González Vestiges & Claws (Imperial) – José’s first album in 7 years finds him recording these slow-burning compositions at his home in Sweden. Perfect for those mornings when you need to ease into your hectic day.
3. Pharis & Jason Romero A Wanderer I’ll Stay (Lula) – This British Columbia couple has been earning wider recognition in the U.S. Not an easy feat for artists who perform old-time folk music. This recording clearly displays why. Good songwriting, beautiful harmonies, great guitar and claw-hammer banjo make this a wonderful addition to the folk genre.
March 31, 2015 - 11:30 am
Parenting and being a caregiver of a child can bring about the biggest joys and some of the most difficult challenges of our day to day lives. This series offers some perspectives on parenting today. Episode 1 – Local child safety expert Kim Estes on kids and the media today Episode 2 - Seattle based