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Top Ten June 13th – June 19th:

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June 20, 2016 - 12:03 pm

  1. Sara Watkins Young In All The Wrong Ways (New West)
  2. Sarah Jarosz Undercurrent (Sugar Hill)
  3. Beth Orton Kidsticks (Anti-)
  4. The Honeycutters On the Ropes (Organic)
  5. The Soul Of John Black Early In The Moanin’ (Cadabra)
  6. case/lang/veirs case/lang/veirs (Anti-)
  7. Leyla McCalla A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey (Jazz Village)
  8. Darrell Scott Couchville Sessions (Thirty Tigers)
  9. Allen Toussaint American Tunes (Nonesuch)
  10. Adia Victoria Beyond The Bloodhounds (Atlantic)

Eastside Vigil after Orlando Massacre

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June 17, 2016 - 2:53 pm

An Interfaith Vigil was held in Bellevue after the Orlando Massacre. Last month, KBCS reporter Casey Martin looked into the impact of this event and other hate crimes on our local Muslim and gay communities. The shooting took place during the Observance of Ramadan and Pride Month.   photo by torbakhopper

Top Ten June 6th – June 12th:

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June 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Leyla McCalla A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey (Jazz Village) Carrie Rodriguez Lola (Thirty Tigers) Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Call It What It Is (Stax) Kaia Kater Nine Pin (Kingswood) The Soul Of John Black Early In The Moanin’ (Cadabra) Sam Beam And Jesca Hoop Love Letter For Fire

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Bus Rides, Laughing Yoga and Senior Citizens

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June 9, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Taking the bus is no laughing matter for senior citizen couple, Sashi and Ravi. They live in Bellevue and rely heavily on public transportation to connect with their community through the Indian Association of Western Washington. It’s how they get to laughing chair yoga and share precious laughs with other senior citizens.

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Top Ten May 30th – June 5th:

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June 6, 2016 - 11:43 am

  1. Kaia Kater Nine Pin (Kingswood)
  2. Debo Band Ere Gobez (FPE)
  3. Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley (Blue Note)
  4. Beth Orton Kidsticks (Anti-)
  5. The Bills Trail of Tales (Factor)
  6. Jane Ira Bloom Early Americans (Outline)
  7. The Lumineers Cleopatra (Dualtone)
  8. Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers (Caroline)
  9. Snarky Puppy Culcha Vulcha (GroundUP)
  10. Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate Monistic Theory (Cumbancha)

Journalism Fundamentals Training

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June 6, 2016 - 10:37 am

Want to learn the fundamentals of community journalism? You can take a training class at KBCS.

Music of the Moment: June

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June 3, 2016 - 3:21 pm

Check out these five new albums we’re loving right now.

Various Artists – Day of the Dead
Debo Band – Ere Gobez
Leyla McCalla – A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey
Western Centuries – Weight of the World
Kevin Morby – Singing Saw

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Four Buses, Five Hours, Two Destinations

Coen getting ready to board one of four buses he has to take. Photo courtesy Masao Yamada. Coen getting ready to board one of four buses he has to take. Photo courtesy Masao Yamada.

June 2, 2016 - 8:00 am

Seattle is not the only place where housing affordability is a concern. On the eastside, housing prices forced high school student, Coen Lavar’s family to relocate to Renton. For Coen, this meant a longer commute to his school in Sammamish. Much longer. Mona Yeh has his dispatch.

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Party on Wheels

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May 31, 2016 - 3:32 pm

Don’t miss our Listening Party on Wheels event!

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Gia’s Bike & Bus Commute

Gia gets her bike ready for the bus bike rack.

May 26, 2016 - 8:00 am

Housing affordability is an ongoing issue in Seattle. For bike and bus commuter, Gia Mugford, housing prices are one part of the equation. For Gia congestion, parking availability and constant crowds on Capitol Hill were other factors that led her to make a move. Gia left Seattle and moved to Tacoma where she’s happy with her new home and her bike and bus commute. Reporter Whitney Henry-Lester has Gia’s dispatch.

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