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We’re Hiring!

May 20, 2019 - 11:43 am

91.3 KBCS seeks a General Manager to shape the future of Seattle public media. This full time role requires broadcast management experience and a passion for independent journalism, eclectic music, and community service. Learn more.

Win Tickets to Waterfront Blues Festival

May 8, 2019 - 12:32 pm

KBCS is giving away passes to the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, Oregon.  Help KBCS celebrate GiveBIG by donating now, and you’ll be automatically entered in the drawings that will take place 2pm and again at 6pm. Most importantly, you’ll help keep KBCS’s unique mix of music going strong.  While there’s no donation required to

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The Griot Party

May 3, 2019 - 12:50 pm

The Griot Party is an event that encourages community healing for all black and brown people whose lives and lineage have been impacted by the transatlantic slave trade.   Listen to Logic Amen, Griot Party Producer, Artist and Educator, speak to what the Griot has symbolized, and the space that the Griot Party events offer for the healing of black men.

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GiveBIG 2019

April 30, 2019 - 10:27 am

Save the date! May 8th is GiveBIG; a Seattle-wide day to celebrate and support local non-profits that add to the quality of life in our region.Make your GiveBIG donation to KBCS early, or tune-in on the 8th and call in your donation at 425-564-5000.

KBCS debuts new weekday news line-up

April 25, 2019 - 1:31 pm

91.3 KBCS adds the Rising Up program to its Monday-Friday line-up. Host Sonali Kohatkar connects global issues to local communities with this hour-long program, produced in Los Angeles at KPFK.

The hip-hop talk program Hard Knock Radio moves to 7am, replacing the KBCS “Blend” news hour.

“Sonali is a fresh progressive voice that we believe will resonate with KBCS listeners alongside Democracy Now, Hard Knock Radio, and The Thom Hartmann Program,” says KBCS News and Public Affairs Director, Yuko Kodama.

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Dahr Jamail – The End of Ice

April 22, 2019 - 2:34 pm

Dahr Jamail, Journalist and Author the book, The End of Ice spoke at a Seattle Town Hall Event on March 26th. You can listen to the entire address at the link below. Special thanks to Town Hall Seattle for the recorded audio.

Unmute the Commute: Walking to School

April 15, 2019 - 9:08 am

Today on Unmute the Commute, we take a trip to school. Produced by Michelle Waller Martin. Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip.  A King County Metro initiative to get you out of your car starting with just one trip.

King County Library System’s Mobile Outreach Program

April 11, 2019 - 12:50 am

The King County Library System works to make materials accessible to more people by taking books to them.  KBCS’s Jim Cantu goes to one of King County Library’s regular mobile service events.

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – A Series of Six Stories

April 5, 2019 - 3:53 pm

A report released by the Urban Indian Health Institute in 2018 shows that over 500 cases of missing or murdered indigenous women have been found throughout the United States – many since the year 2000. 70 women had gone missing or were murdered in Seattle and Tacoma. 6 were reported in Portland. How are indigenous families impacted by this and how are our communities coming together to help?

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Unmute the Commute: One Bus Away from Love

April 1, 2019 - 9:49 am

A Metro bus can be a lot of things – a way to get to work, a social hub and even a place to find love. On today’s Unmute the Commute, we hear from one rider who is trying to bring passengers together… with mixed success.

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