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 26 5:30am – Our guest this week is the Executive Director at Havens Community Connections, Danielle Madrid. Havens Community Connections helps women in affluent marriages build a safe exit strategy out of the domestic abuse they may find themselves in. Danielle explains that women from affluent backgrounds have unique challenges …

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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

John Mellencamp’s upcoming album, “Sad Clowns & Hillbillies,” now due out on April 28; track list unveiled

Republic RecordsJohn Mellencamp has unveiled full details about his upcoming collaborative album with country-folk artist Carlene Carter, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, which now is scheduled to be released on April 28 — a week later than initially announced. The album features 13 tracks, including the recently released single “Easy Target,” a song focusing on strained race relations and gun violence …

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Check out Elton John’s Oscar party dinner menu

Denise Truscello/WireImageThe 25th installment of Elton John‘s Academy Awards Viewing Party goes down Sunday night in West Hollywood Park in L.A., and some stars might want to attend just for the food alone. The sumptuous dinner, whose menu was created by chef Gordon Ramsay, starts with bigeye tuna sashimi and caviar and Jerusalem artichoke soup, followed by filet mignon with …

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Paul McCartney and The Who team up with Shure microphone company for special charity auction

Courtesy of Shure IncorporatedPaul McCartney and The Who have partnered with the Shure microphone company for a special charity auction in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Shure’s popular SM58 mics. Shure has created commemorative limited-edition SM58 microphones featuring custom-painted McCartney- and Who-themed designs that will be sold via eBay. Three hundred microphones of each design will go up for …

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30th anniversary edition of Roy Orbison’s Black and White Night concert special being released Friday

Roy’s Boys/Legacy RecordingsBlack & White Night 30, the newly updated and expanded version of the late Roy Orbison‘s historic, star-studded 1988 concert special Black & White Night, gets its release Friday, February 24. The new collection, which will be available as a DVD/CD and Blu-ray/CD set, feature previously unreleased performances, unseen camera angles and a documentary about the show that …

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Grace Slick explains why she allowed Starship hit to be used in a Chick-fil-A ad

David Livingston/Getty ImagesRetired Jefferson Airplane/Starship singer Grace Slick is a well-known supporter of liberal social issues, so some were surprised that she recently allowed the chart-topping Starship hit “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” to be used in a commercial for Chick-fil-A, a company that’s funded organizations that are against gay marriage. In an op-ed piece published in Forbes, the 77-year-old …

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