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#SEAHomeless: Fleeing Home from Domestic Violence

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June 28, 2017 - 12:18 pm

When KBCS asked Eastside homeless services how homelessness looks on the Eastside versus west of Lake Washington, we were told that Eastside homeless doesn’t usually look like cardboard signs at freeway on-ramps and sleeping bags on the street. They said it looks more like the commuter in work clothes on the bus or the person standing in line with you when you buy your morning coffee.

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#SEAHomeless: Night Owl Bus Rider – Sleeping on the Bus

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June 28, 2017 - 12:03 pm

What is it like to ride the bus every night to stay warm and sleep. This story comes from our Unmute the Commute series.

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#SEAHomeless: Eastside Urban Rest Stop

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June 28, 2017 - 10:53 am

When you don’t have a home, where do you go to take a shower or do your laundry? KBCS’s Jim Cantu spoke with New Bethlehem Day Center Program Manager Natalia Pierson about the services provided to homeless families on the Eastside. This Kirkland facility serves 20 to 50 people a day. Photo – by Rui

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Nature: The Ups and Downs of Finding a Meal on a Tree

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June 26, 2017 - 10:57 am

In this week’s Nature segment, KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Center Lead Naturalist in Seattle’s Seward Park, about the ups and downs of birds foraging on a tree. Listen as they discuss the interactions of small bird called the Brown Creeper with another bird called the Red-breasted nuthatch.

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Top Ten June 19th – June 25th:

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June 25, 2017 - 11:51 am

  1. The Secret Sisters  You Don’t Own Me Anymore  Independent
  2. Holly Macve  Golden Eagle  Bella Union
  3. All Our Exes Live In Texas  When We Fall  Universal
  4. Dan Auerbach  Waiting On A Song  Independent
  5. Jason Isbell  The Nashville Sound  Independent
  6. Rachel Baiman  Shame  Independent
  7. Joan Shelley  Joan Shelley  No Quarter Records
  8. Aimee Mann  Mental Illness  SuperEgo Records
  9. Benjamin Booker  Witness  Independent
  10. Trombone Shorty  Parking Lot Symphony  Blue Note

Past Top Ten

Racial Inequity and “Interrupting Whiteness”

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June 23, 2017 - 11:59 am

This week, highlights of Interrupting Whiteness – What is Whiteness? What is the culture of it, and how is it a system of oppression? The recording is from a PechaKucha event held at the Seattle Public Library earlier this month. This five-part series includes excerpts from various speakers at the public event.

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Nature: Dark-eyed Junco

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June 21, 2017 - 11:47 am

Find out more about the sights and sounds of one species of bird in our area, the Dark-eyed Junco in this KBCS nature segment. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama speaks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Lead Naturalist in Seattle’s Seward Park, about the beautiful small sparrow bird.

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Interview With Musician Naomi Wachira

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June 21, 2017 - 11:47 am

Naomi Wachira is a Kenyan-American music artist living in Yakima today. KBCS’s Sonya Green asked Wachira about her approach to music at our studios a few years ago. Also included in this segment is Naomi Wachira’s new release “Heart of a Man”. Naomi Wachira will be performing at SoFar in Seattle on June 29th.

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Nature: Why Birds Sing

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June 21, 2017 - 10:15 am

What are those birds singing about? Find out as KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Lead Naturalist, in Seattle’s Seward Park. They discuss the different types of songs that birds sing as well as their motivation for singing.

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Jimi Hendrix Park: Now Open in Seattle

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June 20, 2017 - 9:39 pm

The grand opening of Seattle’s new Jimi Hendrix Park happened earlier this month. Conversations about dedicating the park to the guitar legend started 11 years ago. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with Maisha Barnett, Project Manager for the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation, about the new park.

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