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Thank You!!!

Thursday's KPTZ 2.0 Comes Alive flash fundraiser was a huge success and tremendous fun. Offering live performances by many diverse, talented musicians throughout the day, we very nearly met our challenging goal of $10,000. If you would like to help us over the top, please click the Donate Now button above in the header.

THANK YOU for supporting your community radio station.

We would like to profoundly thank the many volunteers who helped out, the many extraordinary musicians who gave their time and talents, and both Doc’s Marina Grill and Gale Investment Management, who provided challenge donations.

If you would like to hear yesterday's unique shows, you may visit our archives by pushing the blue Program Archive button in the right column. A list of the shows and appearances is below. Read More

Remembering Mark Henthorn

This Friday, Tossed Salad host Phil Andrus will be on air a half hour early at 12:30pm - for a special memorial of Mark Henthorn, the cyclist who died after being injured in an unfortunate accident last week at 19th and Landes Streets. Phil will be joined by Mark Henthorn’s long-time friends Mark Michaud, Jeff McLean, and Oliver Henry.

An archive of the Mark Henthorn memorial broadcast will be available here until April 19.

Here's the Tossed Salad lineup for Friday, April 6:
1:00 - Chris Stuart, for The Press Gang
1:45 - Amanda Milholland, Port Townsend Farmers Market
2:00 - Dove House: Teresa Shiraishi, Sexual Assault Therapist
2:30 - Tom Jay, “A Word and a Poem”
3:00 - Cast members of KCPT’s “Wolf at the Door”
3:45 - Karen Polinsky of JCHS, Rediscovering the Past and Crossing Borders with the Jamestown S'Klallam
4:30 - Don White, reading “ The Present”, by Simon Rich

David Pablo Cohn

(First airdate: April 4, 2018) Cris Wilson and local author and farmer David Pablo Cohn talk about his short stories set in Africa, Antarctica, and right here at home.


Compass for the Week of 4/02/18

This week on the Compass we talk with activists seeking Port Townsend’s legal support for Seattle’s new progressive tax law, and then we take a walk through the downtown construction zone which is Water Street these days to see how the merchants are holding up.


Medley of Number One Hits

Jerry takes delivery of hundreds of rare albums, delivered by armed Continental Security guards.

For the 100th consecutive Class of... radio show on KPTZ (airing April 4 at 7pm, repeating April 8 at 2pm), Jerry Osborne has come up with something really special — a project never before heard on radio, or as a recording. And the complete program fits into just one hour!

Jerry has created a medley of No. 1 hits in order, from 1950 thru 1979. On average, you'll hear about five seconds of each song — 671 in all.

Click here and follow along by viewing or downloading the complete list of No. 1 songs.

Tossed Salad for 3/30/18

KPTZ’s Tossed Salad show is serving up a special lunchtime mix for this upcoming Friday (did you see the mic added to the mix this week?).
Starting a half hour early at 12:30pm, host Phil Andrus interviews Grace Love about the Jubilee, a new music and arts festival coming to Port Townsend that aims to fight the issue of gender diversity in the music industry.
The total Friday lineup:
12:30 - Grace Love, performer in song and in the kitchen
 1:00  - The REDS band, quartet of string band youngsters from Olympia
 2:00 - Al Bergstein, Olympic Peninsula Environmental News
 2:30 - The Lovetree Family Revue: Heather, Leaf, and five-year-old Ambrose
 3:15 - Kenna Eaton, General Manager, Port Townsend Food Coop
 3:30 - Janette Force, Women’s Film Festival, with Jennifer Townsend, director of “Catching Sight of Thelma and Louise”
 4:00 - Hiroya Tsukamoto, solo guitarist from Portland
 4:30 - Deborah Kate Hammond, reading from the newest edition, #75, of the poetry journal, Minotaur

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