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Vanishing Seattle

Photo by Kenneth Yu

January 14, 2019 - 10:45 pm

Take a look at  some of the businesses that closed in our region in 2018. Vanishing Seattle is a nonprofit organization that documents the displaced and disappearing institutions, small businesses, and cultures of the area, often due to the increasing real estate market prices and changing demographics. In this three-part series, KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviews Cynthia Brothers, Founder of Vanishing Seattle.

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Music of the Moment – January 2019

Music of the Moment

January 14, 2019 - 9:57 am

If your New Year’s resolution is to find more amazing music, you’re in the right place. Check out this month’s Music of the Moment reviews by Iaan, then take a listen for yourself.

Nature: Birds and Fermented Berries

January 11, 2019 - 10:48 pm

You may see bright berries left hanging onto branches in the winter cold this time of year.  These berries are a source of food and a stiff drink for our resident birds.  Listen in for more on the antics of birds this season as you join KBCS’s Yuko Kodama and Ed Dominguez, Lead Naturalist of the Seward Park Audubon Center,  on a nature walk through the Union Bay Natural Area near Seattle’s University District.

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The Music Under the Alaskan Way Viaduct

January 11, 2019 - 4:37 pm

As the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes and is demolished this year, Cynthia Brothers, Founder of Vanishing Seattle shares stories about the grunge, gay and hip hop subcultures that flourished in the shadows of the structure over the past half century. produced by Yuko Kodama, Noah Allen and Jesse Callahan photo by Stephen Cysewski

The International District’s Fortune Cookie and Noodle Factory

January 7, 2019 - 8:19 am

Take a tour of a local fortune cookie and noodle factory with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama and Dawn Nguyen of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, otherwise known as the Wing. Speaking of food, The Wing offers a tour called the International Dumpling Crawl, now through march, to tour and try dumplings

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Sandy Macdonald

January 2, 2019 - 10:18 am

Early Tuesday morning, January 1st, much-loved KBCS family member, Sandy Macdonald, passed away unexpectedly. Sandy grew up in Seattle an avid music fan of both folk and rock and roll. He studied Radio-TV-Film at UT-Austin, where he ran a camera on early Austin City Limits shows.  After moving to Colorado he hosted folk music and

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2018 KBCS Stories: A Year in Review

"Headphones" by Bigbadvoo is licensed under CC BY 2.0

January 1, 2019 - 1:20 am

2018 KBCS Stories: A Year In Review Two Stories: PTSD in the Media and a Ferguson Story 2018 A Year In Review Part 1 Mad Bus Driver Afghani Professional Women Cyclists Bird Feeders (Nature Series) The Undocumented Commute (Unmute the Commute Series) Estelita’s Library: a Social Justice Books Lending Library Write-In Candidate Flyers Body Dysmorphia

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DJs’ Favorites for 2018

December 17, 2018 - 2:13 pm

There are top ten lists and best of lists and then there’s the KBCS DJ Favorite’s list: check out over 200 of the best albums released in 2018! Find your favorite KBCS DJ’s list here.

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Unmute the Commute: A Pedicab Ride

Man driving a pedicab

December 17, 2018 - 10:43 am

For the last Unmute the Commute of the season, we take a ride on a pedicab and explore Seattle’s unique history with the three wheeled transport. Produced by Jennie Cecil Moore.

Unmute the Commute: Biking in the Rain

Credit: Aviva Stephens

December 10, 2018 - 7:57 am

Biking in the rain – does anything sound more pleasant than that? On today’s show, we meet an avid cyclist who talks about the challenges and joys of riding a bike in the Northwest.

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