Labor Day http://kplu.org en 'Hi-Ho' and other songs that lead the way on Labor Day http://kplu.org/post/hi-ho-and-other-songs-lead-way-labor-day <p>It&#39;s a shame that the only thing a person can do for eight hours a day is work. Can&#39;t eat for eight hours; can&#39;t drink for eight hours; can&#39;t make love for eight hours. The only thing a person can do for eight hours is work.</p><p>So it makes sense that we would have a national holiday dedicated to work and working people, and an episode of iconic and quirky worky songs.</p><p> Thu, 01 Sep 2011 11:30:00 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 2457 at http://kplu.org 'Hi-Ho' and other songs that lead the way on Labor Day Bumbershoot aims for improved 2011, hopes for better weather http://kplu.org/post/bumbershoot-aims-improved-2011-hopes-better-weather <p>Seattle&#39;s venerable end of summer music festival is making changes to avoid a repeat of last year&#39;s event: disappointing ticket sales. Festival organizers cited heavy rains for keeping people away, but the changes suggest last year&#39;s tickeing schemes may have played a role.</p><p>Bumbershoot producer One Reel announced it will&nbsp;<a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/musicnightlife/2014496795_bumbershoot15.html">drop a discount ticket plan</a> that excluded main stage shows. Instead, it will return to tickets good for all shows, according to The Seattle Times.</p><p> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:32:26 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1012 at http://kplu.org Bumbershoot aims for improved 2011, hopes for better weather