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Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain

March 14, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Grateful Dead Hour host Moss Willow talks with legendary Indian Tabla player Zakir Hussain. Hussain and his band, The Masters of Percussion, perform Thursday, March 20th, in Seattle at the Moore Theatre.

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History & Politics of Women’s Fashion

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March 10, 2014 - 2:33 pm

March is women’s history month. KBCS producer Yuko Kodama spoke with actress and historian, Tames Alan about the intersection of women’s fashion and politics in 19th Century.

Day 1 Tames Alan talks about fashion in the mid-19th century.

Day 2 History shows fashion and unequal laws weighed women down in the 1800’s. But [...]

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Top Ten: March 3rd – 9th:

Weekly Top Ten

March 10, 2014 - 12:50 pm

  1. various  The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove  (World Music Network)
  2. Naomi Wachira  Naomi Wachira  (independent)
  3. John Gorka  Bright Side Of Down  (Red House)
  4. various  Looking Into You – A Tribute To Jackson Browne  (Music Road)
  5. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Give the People What They Want  (Daptone)
  6. Angelique Kidjo  Eve  (429)
  7. Laurie Lewis [...]

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Top Ten: February 24th – March 2nd:

Weekly Top Ten

March 3, 2014 - 12:15 pm

  1. various  The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove  (World Music Network)
  2. Rosanne Cash  The River & The Thread  (Blue Note)
  3. Donny Hathaway  Never My Love: The Anthology  (Rhino/Warner)
  4. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Give the People What They Want  (Daptone)
  5. St. Paul & The Broken Bones  Half The City  (Single Lock)
  6. Suzy Bogguss  Lucky  [...]

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This news from the Thom Hartmann Program producers:

“Due to another huge snow storm that hit Washington DC, Thom and crew are unable to get into the studio to do a live show today. Today they will be running a “best of” program.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.”

March 3rd, 2014

Transracial Adoption

February 28, 2014 - 12:09 pm

On Music+Ideas this week we explore some of the complexity and challenges of adoption across ethnic lines. This series was produced for KBCS by Yuko Kodama.

Day 1 – When children are one race and their parents are another, racial literacy is important. Transracial adoptions are intended for good but sometimes the adoptee experiences a different outcome. [...]

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Music of the Moment:

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February 28, 2014 - 11:38 am

Music of the Moment:

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

  1. various The Rough Guide to Latin Rare Groove (World Music Network) – Another fun compilation from this long running series. Need to spice up your day?  Put on this record and you’ll be dancing along to the [...]

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Balkan singers “The Lonely Coast” on the Caravan

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February 28, 2014 - 11:02 am

Valerie Holt and Anne Mathews, members of the The Lonely Coast, perform live in the KBCS studios. The band performs this Saturday, March 1st, as part of Balkan Night NW at St. Demetrios Greek Church in the Montlake neighborhood of Seattle.

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Clinton Fearon LIVE on Reggae Party!

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February 27, 2014 - 3:25 pm

Local Reggae artist Clinton Fearon and members of the Boogie Brown Band perform live on the Reggae Party, Thursday February 27th .

Clinton Fearon releases his new album, Goodness, in France the 24th of March and in the United States on the 17th of May.

The band is also launching a Kickstarter campaign for the Goodness [...]

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Top Ten: February 17th – 23rd:

Weekly Top Ten

February 24, 2014 - 11:21 am

  1. Laurie Lewis with Tom Rozum & Nina Gerber  One Evening in May  (Spruce & Maple)
  2. Naomi Wachira  Naomi Wachira  (independent)
  3. Donny Hathaway  Never My Love: The Anthology  (Rhino/Warner)
  4. Rosanne Cash  The River & The Thread  (BlueNote)
  5. Bossacucanova  Our Kind of Bossa  (Six Degrees)
  6. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Give the People What They Want  [...]

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