August means birthday time for both Amye and Kieran, so that's what we've got going on. What makes this your month for fun? Are your eyes glazing over as you stare into space? Don't look at us for answers...oh, wait. Actually, that's exactly what you should do, isn't it? Enough rhetorical questions, let's get to it! Dates covered: August 1 - 15, 2015. Highlights: Angels got skills, er, talent, pythons and giant slides, blueberries for you, the smell of nitro, fun with black lights and Soviet cars.
It's a giveaway, a contest, a chance to win free stuff! Don't wait on this one, dear listeners. Those who pop in their earbuds promptly will possibly procure a prize...
This bonus episode has other specialness to enjoy, whenever you tune in. We talk to Margaret Read, Artistic Director for PowellsWood Storytelling Festival, to find out what's going on in those gardens and why you want to know. Highlights: Every person tells a story, don't they? Plus, Friday deal for kids, two takes on Appalachia, a 'fan' of classic humor, is it a lion or is it Antonio, tornado priorities, and time for winning!
Word on the street - Federal Way's festival is sweet!
FYI: This episode's theme music is "Bright White" by Podington Bear, license through Creative Commons.
This episode is cool and refreshing, like a tall glass of lemonade. It's also heavy on big names in a variety of entertainment worlds and full of awesome activities you had no idea were happening in FW - well, until now. Dates covered: July 16 - 31, 2015. Highlights: A monkey called what? An alien called what? A picnic for...what? Plus, that Elvis seems fishy, a festival with a prize inside, Balto goes south and chillicious mamas and papas.You know you want to listen!
Y'know, we think "Interviewing People" is getting to be a thing! This bonus episode is a two-fer: you get interviews AND a show! Listen as the founders of Federal Way's only public poetry open mic spill their guts and share their craft. Highlights: a streetcar named memory, secrets of a teacher, preteen drama, The Head and The Heart - not the band, the poem,but the band would like the poem, just sayin' - and the color of condiments.
Snap those digits, Daddy! It's poetry night.
Thanks to poets Tina Callanan, Joyce Elijah, Evelyn Page, Arthur Solomon and Cristy Verellen for reading their work.