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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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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Bulldogs Are # 1!

MBB Tops Both Major Polls Unbeaten Zags ranked first in Coaches’ poll and AP poll   SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team climbed to No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll and the Associated Press Top 25 Monday.   The Zags (22-0, 10-0 West Coast Conference) remain the lone unbeaten team in Div. I. GU receives the …

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MUSIC NEWS

Mick Jagger says he’s working on songs for next Rolling Stones album

Credit: Claude GassianAround the time The Rolling Stones‘ recent blues covers album, Blue & Lonesome, was released this past December, the band members revealed that they also were working on a record of original tunes. Now, frontman Mick Jagger says that things are moving forward with the latter project. Speaking with Showbiz411.com‘s Roger Friedman at Vanity Fair‘s pre-Oscars party a …

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Howard Jones, English Beat, Men Without Hats among the ’80s acts taking part in the Retro Futura 2017 Tour

Courtesy of Paradise ArtistsSynth-pop veteran Howard Jones will team up with a slew of popular New Wave-era artists this summer for the Retro Futura 2017 tour. Joining Jones on the U.S. trek will be The English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English, ex-Katrina and the Waves singer Katrina Leskanich and, on select dates, Paul Young and Bow Wow Wow frontwoman …

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Ex-Wings guitarist Lauren Juber releasing new album of acoustic Beatles covers

HoLoGram RecordingsFormer Wings guitarist Laurence Juber is celebrating the music of his ex-boss Paul McCartney‘s old band on a new album titled LJ Can’t Stop Playing The Beatles, which will be released on Friday, March 3. The record is Juber’s third collection of solo acoustic instrumental versions of Beatles songs, following 2000’s LJ Plays The Beatles and 2010’s LJ Plays …

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Ray Davies discusses upcoming solo album, “Americana”; explains why he’s releasing second volume of the record

Legacy RecordingsNew details about Kinks frontman Ray Davies‘ upcoming solo album, Americana, and his plan to release a second volume of the autobiographical collection, have been revealed at Shore Fire Media’s website. On Davies’ bio webpage at the site, Ray explains that he’s putting out a follow-up to Americana, which will arrive later in 2017, because “[t]here was too much …

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