KUOW

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KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio reaches over 338,000 listeners weekly and serves the Puget Sound region and Western Washington with local, national, and international news and information. KUOW produces an extensive array of locally-produced programs including The Conversation, The Beat, and Weekday, which is heard state-wide through Northwest Public Radio. In all, KUOW-produced programming accounts for more than twenty-seven hours each week. The award-winning KUOW program staff frequently contributes to nationally aired programs. KUOW is a founding member station of National Public Radio (NPR) and a founding producer of the Northwest News Network (N3 ) a cooperative which supplies news content to stations throughout the Northwest.

Series

Caption: The cast of Cookus Interruptus.  Left to right: Matt Smith, Bhama Roget, Nick Eaton, Cynthia Lair and Frank Buxton., Credit: Photo by Brad Huskinson.
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"Cookus Interruptus" is a radio–cooking–comedy starring Cynthia Lair. Her kitchen adventures are proof that it is possible to cook healthy, home–cooked meals despite life's constant interruptions.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Dec 11, 2009
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KUOW and PRX have teamed up to bring you hour long programs that compile the best youth radio stories from PRX and around the Web. Find programs about teens and politics, teen immigrants, public education, and teens' relations to their parents.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: May 26, 2010
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Choreographers and dancers are pushing ballet in new directions. Learn about the efforts underway at the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2008
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  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2008
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A look at the salmon farming industry in British Columbia.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Mar 05, 2006
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A look at the history of public art in Seattle and King County, WA.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: May 07, 2006
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KUOW Presents connects listeners to a diversity of stories and perspectives from around the Pacific Northwest and around the world on topics that matter to our daily lives.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Jan 21, 2011
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It has been said the food is not just nourishment, but and expression of one's culture. Come explore the rich cultures of immigrant groups in the Puget Sound region... and their foods.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Mar 15, 2006
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An investigative series examining sexual assualt in the US military.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Apr 17, 2012
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Blacks and the birth of the recording industry: 1890-1919

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Mar 31, 2008

Latest Pieces

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Excerpts of KUOW-FM's live coverage of the WTO demonstrations.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2009
  • Length: 16:08
Caption: Vegan Banana Pancakes, Credit: Jess Thomson
Seattle–based food writer and recipe developer Jess Thomson shares make–ahead recipes that transform your image of leftovers.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2009
  • Length: 08:01
Caption: Bob Kramer's handmade knives
Bladesmith Bob Kramer creates custom knives used by some of the world's most elite chefs. But this rarified, artisanal quality all starts in a humb...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2009
  • Length: 07:46
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Lindy Hop Pioneer Frankie Manning danced his way through the burgeoning New York ballrooms of the 1930s, wowing audiences with his moves. He toured...

  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 22:59
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Wali Khairzada grew up in Afghanistan, and now owns Kabul restaurant in Seattle.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2009
  • Length: 02:26
Caption: Ready, Set, Jump!, Credit: flickr user silverishtitanium
Seattle's Iranian community celebrates the New Year by jumping over fire.

Bought by WAMC and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 30, 2009
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer prize-winning poet W.S. Merwin talks with literary producer Elizabeth Austen and reads from his newest collection, THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2009
  • Length: 18:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Marie Howe talks with literary producer Elizabeth Austen about her new collection THE KINGDOM OF ORDINARY TIME.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2009
  • Length: 18:14
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Prisoners sentenced to death in Washington State have a choice of lethal injection or hanging.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 06:58
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Death penalty cases are extremely complex and costly to pursue.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 06:41