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International Clash Day Interviews Community Partnerships

International Clash Day: Spotlight on Social Justice Fund NW

Social Justice Fund Northwest is a grassroots democratic foundation that funds community organizing throughout the Northwest in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. We talked to Mijo Lee, Executive Director, about their mission and ways we can get involved.


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International Clash Day Interviews Community Partnerships

International Clash Day: Spotlight on ROC United

KEXP chats with Elena Perez, the director for ROC's Seattle chapter, about the history of their organization, how vital restaurants are to our country's economy, and how employers can also step up to ensure they're protecting their workers.


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International Clash Day Interviews Community Partnerships

International Clash Day: Spotlight on U.T.O.P.I.A. Seattle

U.T.O.P.I.A. Seattle provides sacred spaces to strengthen the minds and bodies of Queer & Trans-Pacific Islanders (QTPIs) through community organizing, political engagement, and cultural stewardship. We talked to Taffy Maene, Executive Director, about their mission and ways we can get involved.


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Little Big Show

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 16-19

All week long we've been reflecting back on previous iterations of the Little Big Show concert series — hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents — in anticipation of this Saturday's Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray. (Look back at Shows 1-5, 6-11, 12-15.) Now we're in the home s...


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Video Roundup Little Big Show

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 12-15

As we head towards this weekend’s Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray, we’re looking back at previous editions of this concert series hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents. (Look back at Shows 1-5 and 6-11, and stay tuned as we continue our retrospective on the KEXP Blog all we...


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Video Roundup Little Big Show

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 6-11

As we head towards this weekend's Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray, we're looking back at previous editions of this concert series hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents. (Look back at Shows 1-5 here, and stay tuned as we continue our retrospective on the KEXP Blog all week l...


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Video Roundup Little Big Show Local Music

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 1-5

It's hard to believe, but it's been nearly six years since Little Big Show first started. A collaborative effort between KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents, Little Big Show has hosted 19 different shows at The Neptune that pair renowned artists with arts organizations throughout Seattle. On Saturd...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering The Hustle: Promoting Your Music and Shows

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, MoPOP, and The Recording Academy have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, w...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Booking Festivals and Making Your Performance Count

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, and MoPOP have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll be discussing ever...


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Mastering the Hustle KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents: Mastering The Hustle: Promoting Your Music & Shows 11/12

Promoting your own music can be difficult. There's the logistical side of knowing how to do it and there's an internal struggle with artists on not wanting to lose authenticity. But not promoting because of these issues is only going to cause you more problems further down the road. Knowing how t...


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Interviews Songbook

KEXP Songbook: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World with Billy Bragg

In early October, KEXP was thrilled to host an evening with leftist icon and buck-the-man songwriter Billy Bragg, as part of Songbook: KEXP’s Music & Literature Series. Over the summer, Bragg released his second nonfiction book Roots, Radicals, and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World, said...


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