THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Thank You Jim French

This week marks the final radio broadcasts of Jim French’s Imagination Theatre on KIXI. For 1,093 episodes, that’s over 20 years, Imagination Theatre has enthralled us with larger than life characters, Seattle Private Eye Harry Nile, Sherlock Holmes, Kincaid the Strangeseeker, along with Raffles the gentlemen thief, Hillary Caine, Kerrides the thinker, and many more.  We’ve been captivated by story …

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Bulldogs Now 28-0 In Home Stretch Of Season

Williams-Goss leads No. 1 Gonzaga over Pacific 82-61 Nigel Williams-Goss finished with a game-high 18 points   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss had 18 points and seven assists as No. 1 Gonzaga beat Pacific 82-61 on Saturday to remain the only undefeated team in Division I.   Johnathan Williams had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and five players scored in …

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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, February 19 5:30am – Senator Rosemary McAuliffe has been a leader in the education community for more than 30 years, as a member of the School Board in the Northshore School District, and most recently in Olympia’s Senate; and she is our guest this week. Washington State’s constitution declares that “It …

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Imagination Theatre – (01-30-17)

KIXI had a great time celebrating the last live performance of Jim French’s Imagination Theatre! Check out your pictures here! A big thank you to all who attended the sold out show, and a big thank you to the cast and crew of Jim French’s Imagination Theatre!

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MUSIC NEWS

Peter Wolf, Booker T. Jones to perform at 2017 Beale Street Music Festival

Joe Greene; Piper FergusonJ. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf and Booker T. Jones of Booker T. and the MG’s fame are among the many artists who will perform at the 2017 edition of the Beale Street Music Festival, which will be held May 5-7 in Memphis, Tennessee. Other well-known acts on the three-day event’s bill include Soundgarden, Australian rockers Midnight …

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Sinead O’Connor apologizes to Arsenio Hall over Prince drugs claim; Hall drops lawsuit

BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty ImagesRemember last year, when Sinead O’Connor claimed Arsenio Hall had supplied drugs to Prince? And then Arsenio sued Sinead? Regardless, it’s all been settled now. To recap: Shortly after Prince died last April 21 from an overdose of the painkiller fentanyl, O’Connor posted on her Facebook page: “Two words for the DEA investigating where prince got his drugs …

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Ex-Yes singer Jon Anderson says since band’s Rock Hall induction was announced, “people wave at me”

Credit: Dan HigginsAfter being eligible for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for more than 20 years, Yes finally will be welcomed into the institution at an April 7 ceremony in Brooklyn, New York. Original Yes frontman Jon Anderson tells ABC Radio that he’s “obviously very excited” about the honor, while revealing that since receiving the happy …

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John Fogerty reunited with a long-lost favorite guitar he played during his CCR days

Credit: Myriam SantosJohn Fogerty recently was reunited with a prized Rickenbacker guitar that he played during Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s heyday, but which the rock legend says he gave away in either 1973 or ’74, shortly after CCR broke up in. Rolling Stone reports that Fogerty’s wife tracked down the instrument, a 1969 Rickenbacker 325 Sunburst, and gave it to him …

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David Bowie honored with two Brit Awards

Credit: Jimmy KingAfter winning five posthumous honors earlier this month at the Grammy Awards, the late David Bowie has now come away with two trophies at the Brit Awards — the U.K. equivalent of the Grammys. The rock legend nabbed the British Male Solo Artist prize, while his final studio album, Blackstar, received the British Album of the Year award …

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