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Radio Doer Sabrina Says “Defend Public Media!”

Hey everyone! It’s Sabrina. As the Radio Doer here at Brown Paper Tickets, it’s essential that I advocate for public media. Therefore, in response to the recent threats on public media funding, I sent this letter to the editor of the Seattle Times expressing my concerns:

In my job and in my social life, I work to support public broadcasting and community media.

In our region, we’re fortunate to have several public media institutions. The House Appropriations Committee is proposing to wean NPR off federal funding by 2014. How will this impact KUOW and KPLU?

The attacks on public media funding have inspired many to get out in front of this issue and take action. I encourage you to do so as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 1, 2011 in Doers, Radio, Radio

 

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Hot Tickets: Seattle

Every Thursday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Seattle area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! An Evening with Vince Mira! Born in Los Angeles and raised in San Antonio Texas, artist Vince Mira’s rise to fame has captivated America. Discovered while playing for tips in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, his rapid rise to prominence led to a debut EP and a 2nd full-length album produced by John Carter Cash. Both recorded at the Cash Cabin and followed by a veritable media frenzy. The young baritone with the big voice has been featured on “Good Morning America”, “The Ellen Degeneres Show” and “Inside Edition” and has played the Austin City Limits Festival, Bumbershoot, the mainstage at the Sasquatch Festival and has showcased at SXSW. He is now in the process of writing and recording his 3rd album

TONIGHT! Team Up’s Gigs4Good w/ Handful of Luvin, Jubilee & The Local Strangers for PAWS Come and experience a fun night of music for a cause with three of Seattle’s most entertaining bands. Fiddle-driven Roots/Rock band Handful of Luvin’ will be supported by non-profit band Jubilee and emerging new talent The Local Strangers to benefit the PAWS Injured and Orphaned Wildlife Rehab Program at one of Seattle’s legendary live music venues, the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 11, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Seattle

 

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Hot Tickets: Seattle

Every Thursday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Seattle area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Friday, July 1 KUOW’s ‘Weekday’ Live at Town Hall Host Steve Scher and team come to Town Hall for a special two hour live broadcast of Weekday. The first hour will feature special guest Sheramn Alexie along with musical guest Rachel Flotard (Visqueen), the second is anchored by the popular segment “Your Take on the News,” an onstage roundtable featuring Knute “Mossback” Berger, Joni Balter of the Seattle Times, and The Stranger’s Eli Sanders.

Saturday, July 2 Red, White and Dead Zombie Block Party The horde is baaaaacck! 2010 was the definitely the “Year of the Zombie” in Seattle kicking off with our annual “Red, White and Dead Zombie Walk” in Fremont returning the title of “Zombie Capital of the World” to Seattle. Last year, over 6,500 people attended with 4,233 people dressed in full zombie attire. The festivities included a music concert, Thriller Dance, mobile food court, the “Dead Rising 2” premier and of course the world famous walk! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 30, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Seattle

 

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