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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues.   Sunday, August 24 5:30am - This week our guest is film producer Jane Charles. SOLD the movie tells the story of Lakshmi, a young girl who is trafficked from her simple mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India. This film illustrates the horrific reality of child trafficking in an ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Bob Dylan Announces Dates for Fall North American Tour

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Columbia RecordsBob Dylan has confirmed he’ll be bringing his “Never Ending Tour” back to North America for a fall leg. The 31-date trek will get underway with a three-show engagement, October 17-19, at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, and also will include multiple-night stands in Los Angeles; Oakland, California; Minneapolis; Chicago; Toronto; Philadelphia; and New York City. The tour will ... Read More »

The Doobie Brothers’ Patrick Simmons and Wife Taking Part in Cross-Country Vintage Motorcycle Race

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Image Courtesy of Doobie BrothersFounding Doobie Brothers guitarist Patrick Simmons and his wife, Cris, are planning to go rockin’ down the highway together on their vintage motorcycles throughout most of September. The couple will be participating in the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run 2014, a coast-to-coast event that begins September 5 in Daytona Beach, Florida, and will take them on a ... Read More »

Christine McVie Ready to “Stand Up for Two and a Half Hours Balancing on One Foot” on Fleetwood Mac Tour

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Danny Clinch for ELLEThis fall, Fleetwood Mac will launch their first tour in nearly 20 years with Christine McVie, the voice behind such classic songs as “Don’t Stop,” “You Make Lovin’ Fun” and “Over My Head.” The 71-year-old singer/keyboardist says she’s been working out with a personal trainer so she’ll be able to spend long hours onstage without collapsing. Speaking ... Read More »

Chuck Berry Honored with Sweden’s Polar Music Prize, Misses Ceremony Due to Illness

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Image Courtesy of Chuck Berry’s ManagementChuck Berry was honored Tuesday as a laureate of the 2014 Polar Music Prize, although the 87-year-old rock ‘n’ roll pioneer could not attend the ceremony because of illness. Veteran British rocker Dave Edmunds was on hand to accept the honor from Sweden’s King Carl XVI at the event, which took place at Stockholm’s Concert ... Read More »