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Behind The Beat
Behind The Beat looks at important moments and movements in music history, and the people who made the big advances in Jazz, Rock, Blues and Pop. Hosts Nick Morrison and John Kessler, bring musician's ears and radio host's knowledge for 3 minutes of musical discovery.
The Blues Time Machine
Each week John Kessler follows one song through history – from its earliest recordings to its latest and, sometimes, most surprising interpretations.
Stories about businesses in the Pacific Northwest, with many stories from KPLU's Business and Labor reporter, Vanessa Romo.
Stories about education focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KPLU's Education reporter, Charla Bear.
Stories about the environment focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KPLU's Environment reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp.
Food for Thought
Stories related to food in Seattle, including Nancy Leson's weekly commentary Food for Thought.
Matthew Brumley is the founder of Earthbound Expeditions, which organizes group travel to destinations around the world for various clients, including KPLU. "Going Places" is our new weekly travel segment exploring all aspects of getting from Point A to Point B.
I Wonder Why ... ?
What sorts of things about the Northwest have you wondered about? Attributes you find endearing, odd, even irritating. That's what we explore in our weekly series, I Wonder Why...? New episodes air Friday mornings at 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on 88.5, KPLU.
Jazz and Blues
News about jazz, blues, Studio Sessions, and music samplings from jazz artists in the northwest and around the world.
Jazz Northwest focuses on the regional jazz scene from Portland to Vancouver. CDs and live performances by the best resident musicians from Seattle, Portland and Vancouver are featured, and the program also includes news about the best places to go for live jazz in the region.
Jimmy Jazzoid Rides Again
Relive the live radio performance of Jimmy Jazzoid Rides Again, written by, and starring KPLU's Dick Stein.
Stories about law and politics in the Pacific Northwest, with many from KPLU's Law and Justice reporter, Paula Wissel.
Interesting news stories from around the Pacific Northwest.
Stories about science focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KPLU's Health and Science reporter, Keith Seinfeld.
Sports with Art Thiel
Kirsten Kendrick's Sports Q. & A. with long-time Seattle sports writer, and KPLU commentator Art Thiel
Listen to all of KPLU's amazing in-studio performances
Weather with Cliff Mass
Weather with Cliff Mass - our new five-minute feature hosted by KPLU's Health and Science reporter, Keith Seinfeld featuring University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and renowned Seattle weather prognosticator/personality Cliff Mass
Podcast All KPLU Content
This podcast contains all of KPLU's news, jazz, and blues content into one podcast list.