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Mike Doughty (photo credit: Sarah Forbes Keogh)

Doughty Re-Works Soul Coughing Tunes

Mike Doughty returns to Seattle with the Soul Coughing catalog at his disposal.

CBS Seattle–10/31/2013

Boots Riley of the hip-hop outfit The Coup (photo courtesy Anti Records)

The Coup’s Boots Riley Talks Funk, Domestic Espionage

The spirited frontman of the hip-hop ensemble The Coup talks to CBS Seattle ahead of the band’s June 14 show at the Crocodile.

CBS Seattle–06/10/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Is There Room For Feelings In Hip-Hop?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]

01/29/2013

Freddy e. (photo from facebook.com/JERKTV)

Seattle Rapper Freddy e. Dies In Apparent Suicide

The King County medical examiner’s office says Seattle hip-hop artist Freddy E has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2013

Macklemore performs a tribute to Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus in 2010 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Local Boys Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Shake Up Hip-Hop Paradigm

It’s a time of plenty for the Seattle alternative hip-hop duo, which released its debut studio album, “The Heist,” to great acclaim last month. Haggerty and his producing and business partner Lewis sold more than 78,000 copies of the record the first week of release. That’s a staggering sum for an independent release, putting the album at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 all-genre chart.

CBS Seattle–11/30/2012

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Guide to Seattle Bumbershoot 2012

From Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3, downtown Seattle will be filled with loads of music and experiences that appeal to a wide audience. Bring the kids, bring your friends to Bumbershoot, 2012! And hurry! Ticket prices increase on Wednesday, August 15.

08/14/2012

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Guide to Seattle’s 14th Annual DANCE This! at STG

DANCE This! brings together local teen dancers and guest artists from diverse communities around the Sound (and the world). They perform cross-cultural dances, both traditionally rooted and contemporary, sharing their culture through the art of dance. They’ll be performing on Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, at Seattle’s Moore Theatre.

07/10/2012

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Guide to Seattle International Dance Festival

Boogie on down to South Lake Union June 1 – 10 for FREE dance lessons, FREE performances and lots of fun on the Seattle streetcar as part of the Seattle International Dance Festival!

05/31/2012

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Fremont Danceworks Presents “XpOsed”

Fremont Danceworks, a troupe of accomplished teen dancers will perform works by leading Seattle-area choreographers in its March spring show, “XpOsed.”

03/14/2012

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