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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, October 30 5:30am – Joining us this week is Monica Ng, the Civic Engagement Program Manager with the Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The Asian Counseling and Referral Service is a nonprofit agency that provides culturally competent health and human services to vulnerable Asian and Pacific Island Americans in Seattle, King …

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Here in Seattle we love our food. With all of our superstar chefs and designer restaurants, how does Seattle rank in the fest cities for foodies?

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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry to Receive Prestigious Les Paul Award at 2017 NAMM TEC Awards

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Christopher Victorio/WireImage for Kaaboo Del Mar via imageSPACEAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will be presented with the Les Paul Award at the 32nd annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards, scheduled to take place on January 21 in Anaheim, California. The honor, named after the late electric-guitar and audio pioneer, recognizes people who have had a significant impact on the …

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Bob Dylan Finally Confirms that He Accepts the Nobel Prize for Literature

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FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImagesThe answer to whether Bob Dylan will accept his Nobel Prize for Literature is no longer blowin’ on the wind. A message posted on the Nobel Foundation’s official website reports that Dylan called the Swedish Academy, which presents the Nobel Prizes, this week and told them “of course” he accepts the award. “The news about the Nobel Prize left …

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Recently Discovered Letter John Lennon Wrote to Queen Elizabeth in 1969 Valued at More than $70K

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Chris Walter/WireImageA signed letter that John Lennon wrote in 1969 but apparently never sent to Queen Elizabeth II explaining his decision to return his MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) medal has been valued at around 60,000 pounds, or about $73,000, by officials from Julien’s Auctions. An anonymous man brought the document to The Beatles Story exhibition in …

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New Original Paul McCartney Tune Featured on Soundtrack to New Animated Film “Ernest & Ethel”

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Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney has contributed a brand-new song called “In the Blink of an Eye” to the soundtrack of the animated British film Ethel & Ernest, which is based on the 1998 graphic novel by acclaimed author and illustrator Raymond Briggs. The film and album both were released in the U.K. today, and the soundtrack is available on CD …

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Vinyl Box Set Featuring Jerry Garcia and Merle Saunders’ 1973 Keystone Club Performances Released Today

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Fantasy RecordsIn 2012, a four-CD collection gathering together July 1973 performances by Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia‘s side project with jazz keyboardist Merle Saunders was released under the title Keystone Companions: The Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings. Now, a six-LP vinyl box set featuring those same recordings, which were taken from two concerts at San Francisco’s Keystone Club, hits stores today, …

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