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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

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 »

Don Henley Honors Robert Redford for Environmental Activism

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Kevin Mazur/Wire ImageIt was an Eagles singer presenting to the star of 1986′s Legal Eagles, as Don Henley awarded legendary director and actor Robert Redford with the 2014 Global Environmental Leadership Award from the Walden Woods Project in Boston on Tuesday night. Henley presented Redford with the award — first bestowed upon President Bill Clinton in 2012 — to honor ... Read More »

Paul McCartney to Release Expanded Version of “NEW”; Includes Documentary and Unreleased Tracks

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Concord Music GroupPaul McCartney will release an expanded version of his 2013 CD, NEW, on Oct. 28. The new version includes two CDs and a DVD, and is packaged as a hard-bound book. Inside is loaded with goodies: behind the scenes footage, music videos for each of the album’s singles, live recordings, unreleased cuts and more. A highlight the DVD ... Read More »

Canada’s Walk of Fame to Honor The Band

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Ed Caraeff/Getty ImagesLegendary Canadian rock group The Band will be inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame on October 18. The group, which featured Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson and Richard Manuel, as well as American Levon Helm, will be honored. Of the original members of The Band, only Robertson and Hudson are still living. Jeff Healey, the blind blues ... Read More »

Bruce Springsteen Returns for 2014 Stand Up for Heroes Benefit

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Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen is returning as the headline performer for this year’s 8th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit concert, taking place Wednesday, November 5 in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Joining The Boss for the event are comics Louis C.K., John Oliver and John Mulaney, with “surprise guests” also promised. Stand Up for Heroes, presented by the Bob ... Read More »

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