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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 21 5:30am - This week we meet Jennifer Ott, Staff Historian from Historylink.org. With the Seattle waterfront going through major changes, we take time this week to look back at the history of Seattle’s waterfront. Jennifer is able to give us an historical perspective on Seattle’s waterfront development. Historylink.org is ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Rod Stewart Is “Halfway” Finished with a New Album

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Credit: Penny LancasterRod Stewart’s most recent album, Time, marked the first album in years that featured any new original material written by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Now, Stewart’s in the middle of writing a new album. He says of his songwriting, “The flood gates have been reopened.” Speaking to an Australian entertainment news website, Stewart says, “I’m ... Read More »

Chicago Mayor Declares September 23 “David Bowie Day”

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Brian Duffy/The David Bowie Archive and (Under License from Chris Duffy) Duffy Archive LimitedGround control to Mayor Rahm. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared September 23 “David Bowie Day” in Chicago, reports SPIN.com. The date coincides with the opening of the upcoming “David Bowie Is” exhibit at the city’s Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibit showcases the British musician’s life ... Read More »

Aretha Franklin Releasing New Album at the End of the Month

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Matthew Jordan SmithThe release of Aretha Franklin‘s new album is just around the corner. Showbiz411.com reported the Queen of Soul will debut the album — a collection of covers tentatively titled Aretha Franklin Sings Songs of the Great Divas — on September 30. Producer Clive Davis subsequently confirmed the date to Billboard. Showbiz411.com says Aretha will appear on Late Show ... Read More »

Sting, Berry Gordy to Perform, Present at ASCAP Gala honoring Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder & Others

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Frank OckenfelsSting and Motown Records mogul Berry Gordy will both appear as presenters and performers at the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Centennial Awards Gala this November. The former Police frontman will be joined by R&B singer India.Arie and Americana legend Emmylou Harris at the gala, which will celebrate the performing-rights organization’s 100th anniversary at the Waldorf Astoria ... Read More »

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