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Puget Sound Access

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

Items from Keith Richards’ New York City apartment to be auctioned next June

Credit: Mark SeligerIf you’re a Rolling Stones fan who’s wanted to own something personal belonging to Keith Richards, you’ll get your chance when a collection of items from the rock legend’s Manhattan apartment goes up for bid next month. The auction, which will take place June 24 at Stair Galleries in Hudson, New York, will feature antique furniture, paintings, decorations …

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In the Name of Les: U2’s The Edge to be honored with 2017 Les Paul Spirit Award

ABC/Randy HolmesU2 guitarist The Edge will be honored with the second annual Les Paul Spirit Award on June 9 when the Irish rockers make their first-ever appearance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. The award is presented by the Les Paul Foundation to an artist who exemplifies the spirit of the late electric-guitar and audio pioneer …

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Roger Waters kicks off his Us + Them Tour tonight in Kansas City

Credit: Kate IzorRoger Waters‘ expansive Us + Them Tour of North America gets underway this evening in Kansas City, Missouri. The 55-date trek is mapped out through an October 28 concert in Vancouver, Canada. As seen during his rehearsal concert last Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist will be playing a set made up mainly of …

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New Roy Orbison album to feature late singer’s original vocals paired with new orchestral parts

Legacy Recordings/Roy’s Boys LLCA new Roy Orbison album combining archival vocal performances from the late rock legend with newly recorded orchestral accompaniment will be released on November 3. A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra features 15 tracks, including newly created versions of classics songs spanning from Orbison’s early-’60s heyday through his late-’80s comeback. A Love …

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