KPTZ Programs

Heart of Learning: Jen Nielsen, PTHS Drama Director

(First airdate: May 3, 2018) Heather McRae-Woolf talks with Jennifer Nielsen, Drama Director at Port Townsend High School. Jennifer's last production, after 15 years of work with students, is Shakespeare's As You Like It. Performances continue through May 19, 2018 at Port Townsend High School.


Tossed Salad for 5/11/18

Tune in to hear Phil Andrus bring us another outstanding show featuring:
1:00 - Nhatt Nichols, vinyl surprises
2:00 - John Collins (former Port Commissioner), Jake Beattie (NW Maritime Center), & Gwendolyn Tracy (PTMTA), with Scott Wilson
3:00 - Evan Bombardier of One Earth Tree Care
3:30 - Claudia Schmidt and Judith-Kate Friedman
4:00 - Blue Heron Middle School Students, thanks to Brett Navin
4:30 - Catherine McNabb reading “In a Cafe” by Mary Lavin

#110 Angela Hewitson, NW Maritime Center

(First airdate: May 8, 2018) PARTY TIME AT THE MARITIME CENTER. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Angela Hewitson, the Community Engagement Coordinator at the Northwest Maritime Center. That tongue-twister title means that Angela is in charge of running down a list of some 1,400 “active volunteers” and getting about 500 of them lined up for the annual Wooden Boat Festival. She’s also helping out with the R2AK race, now in its fourth year. Hopefully Angela’s love of woodworking and her hospitality industry background will help her bring off the parties (and, yes, the Festival too).


Compass for the Week of 5/07/18

May is National Bicycle month, in recognition of which fact we are bringing you a reprise of a program on bicycle safety originally aired on Friday, April 13th as part of Phil Andrus’ Tossed Salad program.


Nancy Lord

(First airdate: May 2, 2018) Cris visits with Alaskan environmental writer and novelist Nancy Lord. Nancy has recently published a novel titled pH. She does a great job of drawing attention to ocean acidification by telling a fascinating story with believable Alaska characters.


Tossed Salad for 5/04/18

Cue a little drama for this Friday. Phil Andrus starts Can’t Wait for Salad at 12:40pm with Missy Nielsen speaking for the Port Townsend Education Foundation. Followed by:

1:00 - Lee Inman, viola da gamba
2:00 - Risa Denenberg, poet and editor of Headmistress Press
2:30 - The DiTrani Brothers, live and lively instrumentals and vocals
3:30 - A surprise awaits
3:45 - Lorraine McConaghy on the State of Washington during World War I
4:30 - Don White, reading “Simmer” by Margaret Atwood

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