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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 14 5:30am - This week we speak with Kenneth Himma, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy atSeattle Pacific University. Dr. Himma has contributed to a new book titled How To Achieve A Heaven On Earth, 101 insightful essays from the world’s greatest thinkers, leaders, and writers.  Professor Himma’s piece is titled The Obligation ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Jeff Lynne Hints at More Live ELO Shows

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Photo: Martyn AtkinsAfter he and the band played their first show in 28 years in London, England Sunday night, Electric Light Orchestra frontman Jeff Lynne is causing some excitement by hinting he may be open to more shows. The reclusive musician, joined by original ELO keyboardist Richard Tandy, took the stage at BBC Radio 2′s Festival in a Day in ... Read More »

Gene Simmons to Pitch New Music Competition Reality Show

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Image Courtesy Brian LoweKISS‘ Gene Simmons will pitch his reality television show, Coliseum, at MIPCOM, a television and entertainment networking forum held in Cannes, France next month. The show, which is produced by Simmons and Chris Philip, CEO of Sierra/Engine Television, will challenge musicians to form rock bands. Simmons will serve in a motivational role as the bands evolve in ... Read More »

Bryan Adams Sets Nov. 24 as Release Date for “Reckless” 30th Anniv. Reissue

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Universal Music EnterprisesBryan Adams‘ lavish 30th anniversary reissue of his breakthrough album Reckless will arrive in stores November 24. As previously reported, the reissue will feature a handful of tracks that didn’t make it onto the original album due to the limitations of ’80s technology — but there’s much, much more included in the package. The super-deluxe edition will include ... Read More »

Streisand Says Releasing New Album’s Like Giving Birth: “Painful & Joyous at the Same Time”

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PRNewsFoto/Columbia RecordsBarbra Streisand‘s all-star duets album, Partners, is in stores today, and according to the diva, releasing a new album is like giving birth: it’s great, but there’s some difficulty involved. This morning, Streisand sits down with Robin Roberts on ABC’s Good Morning America to discuss the new project, which finds her singing with top male stars of every genre, ... Read More »

Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin: “It’s So Long Ago”

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Ed Miles/Nonesuch RecordsWhen it comes to his musical past, Robert Plant doesn’t mind messing with the legend a little bit. Case in point: when performing with his new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, the 65-year-old rocker has no problem reinventing tried and true Led Zeppelin staples “Black Dog” and “Whole Lotta Love” by using unconventional instruments. “I think it’s a ... Read More »

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