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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, May 28 5:30am – This week we’ll hear from the Military Aviation Curator at The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum in Everett, Cory Graff. Started from the passion of Paul Allen, The Flying Heritage Collection at Everett’s Paine Field has been restoring aircraft to flying condition for years and has …

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Slider Cook-Off (03-25-17)

KIXI came out to the Slider Cook-Off at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma to cheer on the chefs and give our listeners a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card as well as play Plinko! We hope you all walked away with full bellies!

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MUSIC NEWS

Gregg Allman’s manager shares details of singer’s final days & final album

Ron Pownall/Getty ImagesMichael Lehman managed Gregg Allman‘s career from 2004 until the singer’s death on Saturday due to complications from liver cancer, and he says Allman was involved in new music up until the end. As it became clear that Allman was dying, “[W]e started talking about preserving his legacy, and especially the new record, Southern Blood — that made …

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Beatles expert says his new “Sgt. Pepper” book looks at fans’ experiences with the influential album

498 Productions, LLCWith the 50th anniversary of the official U.K. release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band taking place this Thursday, Beatles historian and author Bruce Spizer has just published a fascinating new book focusing on the landmark album. The Beatles and Sgt. Pepper: A Fans’ Perspective delves into how the album was experienced and embraced by the group’s …

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Former Allman Brothers Band members pay tribute to Gregg Allman

Timothy Hiatt/Getty ImagesIn the wake of founding Allman Brothers Band frontman Gregg Allman‘s death on Saturday, many of his former band mates have posted tributes to the music icon on their social media sites. Founding Allman Brothers singer/guitarist Dickey Betts, who played with the group until 2000, writes, “I’m so glad I was able to have a couple good talks …

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Musicians & others react to Gregg Allman’s death

Rick Diamond/GABB14/Getty Images for Blackbird ProductionsIt didn’t take long for the music world to react the Saturday’s death of Gregg Allman, who died at age 69. Here are some of the reactions from a variety of notable artists: “Rest in peace Greg Allman peace and love to all the family,” Ringo Starr tweeted. Rest in peace Greg Allman peace and …

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