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Osher at the J: Washington History in 10 Songs

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Location: Auditorium

Washington State is on the edge – the geographical edge of the United States and the cutting edge of music. Join radio host and music historian Amanda Wilde as she highlights 10 Washington artists who have shaped the music of the region and beyond. Washington State is on the edge – the geographical edge of the United States and the cutting edge of music. Join radio host and music historian Amanda Wilde as she highlights 10 Washington artists who have shaped the music of the region and beyond.

Speaker: Radio host and producer Amanda Wilde is known for her innovative music programs and eclectic interviews. She was a key figure in the development of cutting-edge Seattle music station KEXP, where she hosted and produced its afternoon drive-time show for 12 years. In 2003 Wilde joined KUOW where she curates the acclaimed music program The Swing Years and Beyond. She continues to produce award-winning radio series and documentaries highlighting music and its role in popular culture. Her work has been recognized with a number of awards, grants, and fellowships for her interviews, documentaries and oral history works. In 2014, Seattle Women in Jazz presented Wilde with the first annual Amanda Wilde Inspire Award for outstanding contributions to the jazz community.

*Please feel free to bring your own lunch 

The Osher at the J program series is sponsored by The Summit, A Kline Galland Community.

Venue

Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
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206-232-7115
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https://sjcc.org
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