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Show Your Love of Radio Theatre

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Do you love the great classic and contemporary Radio Theatre programs on KIXI? Whether you call it Radio Theatre or Audio Drama, there's an online petition to have the White House proclaim October 30th as National Audio Drama Day. Read More »

Puget Sound Access

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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, October 26 5:30am -   This week we speak with the Producing Director at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Elisabeth Farwell-Moreland. Elisabeth shares with us the huge plans the Rep has for the upcoming plays All The Way and The Great Society. Seattle playwright Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way, is a vivid ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Joan Jett Honored at Little Kids Rock Gala; Performed with Alice Cooper, Tommy James, Billie Joe Armstrong

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Mark Jaworski Studios/Little Kids RockJoan Jett was the woman of the hour Thursday night at the sixth annual Little Kids Rock benefit gala, where she was honored with the organization’s 2014 Rocker of the Year award. The event, at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom, was highlighted by a star-packed tribute to Jett that featured several performances by Joan herself. The ... Read More »

Report: Orchestral Version of The Who’s “Quadrophenia” Due Next Year

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Geffen/Universal MusicPete Townshend is working on an orchestral version of The Who‘s classic 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia that will be released next year. Information about the new project was reported on the official website of the London Oriana Choir, which recorded backing vocals for the album Thursday night at London’s AIR Studios. According to the message, Townshend will be featured ... Read More »

Listen to Bette Midler Sing TLC’s “Waterfalls”

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Warner Bros. RecordsThe notion of Bette Midler covering a #1 hit by the ’90s R&B supergroup TLC may not sound like a very good idea…but it turns out the Divine Miss M’s version of “Waterfalls” is a lot better than you’d think. Midler recorded the song for her upcoming album It’s the Girls!, a tribute to great girl groups. She’s ... Read More »

Glen Campbell’s Musical Legacy and Alzheimer’s Disease Chronicled in New Film, “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”

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Image Courtesy of PCH FilmsGlen Campbell‘s Goodbye Tour is captured in the new documentary film, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, opening in select theaters Friday. The movie chronicles Campbell’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2011 and the 151 shows he played until the disease made it impossible for him to go on performing last year. I’ll Be Me doesn’t shy ... Read More »

Author: “Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography” Will Show Piano Man “Really Is That Good Guy Everybody Wants Him to Be”

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Crown Archetype/Random HouseIn 2011, Billy Joel pulled the plug on his planned autobiography, The Book of Joel, citing concerns that it was being marketed as a “salacious tell-all.” But much of the material destined for that memoir is being released on Tuesday, in the form of a new book called Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography. The author, Fred Schruers, is ... Read More »

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