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Caption: Jason Roberts
Two time Grammy Award winning Texas Swing fiddler and Asleep at the Wheel member Jason Roberts & the Jason Roberts Band recorded live at the Ozark ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Natalie Newcomb and Surya Hendry contemplate fashion in Seattle's University District., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/AMY STYER
Did you dress yourself this morning, or did an entire industry?

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Traveling Musician
So many musicians with loads of talent seldom ventured beyond their own boundaries. Here's a sampling of the riches of the 1920s.

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Getting dumped totally sucks. Especially when it's the first time. This week, teenagers find creative ways to cope with getting kicked to the curb....

  • Added: Oct 08, 2017
  • Length: 21:11
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Band Box Records was a 1950's rarity, a woman-owned recording business. More exceptional, Vicki Morosan was a Romanian immigrant making a daily be...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:39:22
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The reciprocal of a "theatrical musical" where music suddenly interrupts the story line, a "radio musical" has the story line suddenly interrupted ...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 20:55
Caption: Volunteering at the Seattle Aquarium helped Grace Zheng overcome her fear of talking., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/SURYA HENDRY
"I was afraid that I was gonna say the wrong thing, I wouldn't be able to speak, I was gonna stutter." One introvert's transformation, with a littl...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:27
Caption: Diana Nguyen used to be lazy. Then she got on a bike., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/MELISSA TAKAI
Laziness is a hard habit to break, especially if you want to make the most out of life. But it helps if you have a bike, or at least it did for one...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: From the Theater District (of Your Mind)
In a theatrical musical, songs break out during the story line. In a radio musical, a story line breaks out during a set of music. In the radio...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:38
Caption: Jan Garber
Popular music of the 1920s was jazz.

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shore Leave is a place to meet old friends or meet new writers. R2D2 designed by the R2 Builders Club (left) Author Stephen Stephen Kozeniewski  (right), Credit: Andrew Hiller
Imagination… the final frontier. These are the adventures of the fan con Shore Leave whose thirty-nine year mission has been to bring together auth...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:41
Caption: Ehky Ya Masr logo, Credit: Heba Fouad
“The Time Capsule of Ramadan” by Kanzy Mahmoud This audio feature compares Ramadan in Egypt from the past to today.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Rosa Henderson
It took years for the jazz vocal to develop. Prior to vocalists like Eva Taylor and Louis Armstrong, pop music and vaudeville styles dominated the ...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Here is another short poem for the kids: It's summer inside of my snow globe ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: :38
Caption: The Apollo Theater
The neo-classically designed Apollo with it’s plush interior opened for business in 1913. At first it was a burlesque venue. Later featuring vaudev...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Irving Berlin
Here is a selection of songs from the early years of jazz that had longevity. Their popularity lasted for decades.

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Early Radio
Jazz connected with audiences in the 1920s, but it was the combination of a prolific recording industry and the abundance of radio’s that boosted i...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Durium Records
As the Great Depression set in, record sales began to slump early in 1930. But one record company had an answer.

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Animals are easy to love - most of them. But it takes a special breed of human to fall for one particular type animal.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: RadioActive Youth Producer Kendra Hanna
How do you flirt? How will you die? Who is your arch nemesis? RadioActive descended on several places around in the Seattle area to ask people t...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 12:06
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First generation Americans often try to reconcile two clashing cultural identities - their identity as Americans and their cultural/ethnic identity...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the May 2015 edition of the RadioActive podcast, youth producers are looking at the issues on the minds of many Seattleites. We’ll hear about st...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 15:08
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She sets 56 alarms every day, which are really good at waking everyone *else* in her dorm....

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:28
Caption: Mark Lerman.
A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up It's a Wonderful Life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
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Aaron Lee Tasjan writes folk songs for an indie rock crowd, weaving storylines with humor and social commentary.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1