KPTZ Specials

Derek Kilmer Report for March 2017

(Recorded February 28, 2017) Listen to a new conversation with Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-6th). Derek talks about the town-hall meetings he hosted during February’s congressional break, and the current state of legislation in Congress.


Jefferson County Presidential Caucus Process

(first airdate:  February 11, 2016) Hear the discussions from the Jefferson County Republican Party Caucus (Feb. 20) and Jefferson County Democratic Party Caucus (March 26).  Guests:
Steve Crosby, Chair, Jefferson County Republican Party
Bruce Cowan, Chair, Jefferson County Democratic Party
Host: Larry Stein


Northwinds Arts Center February Exhibit: Mary Ann Lambert

(first airdate: February 23, 2016) Ta-kwt (To Shine a Light on Something)  For February, the Northwinds Arts Center features Mary Ann Lambert, a local historian of the S’Klallam people of Dungeness and Port Gamble. Exhibits include information about Lambert and her documentation of life of the S’Klallam people in the Olympic Peninsula, as well as art from S’Klallam artists expressing their heritage.   A new book Dungeness by Karen Polinsky, is an historical novel of a character much like Mary Ann Lambert.
Interviews in this report: Cara Thompson, curator; Karen Polinsky, author; Catherine MacGregor, S’Klallam fiber artist; Michael D’Allesandro, Exec. Director, Northwind Arts Center.


NEA Chair Jane Chu

(airdate: February 17, 2016) Jane Chu, the Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, toured Port Townsend and Seattle, along with US Representative (WA 6th Dist) Derek Kilmer, and ARTS/WA Chair Karen Hanan.   They visited Centrum and Copper Canyon Press, and stopped by KPTZ studios to talk about the NEA and its current initiatives.


Phyllis Shacter Interview

KPTZ Interviews: Phyllis Shacter, advocate for Advance Directives for Alzheimers Care, Participant in panel on Alzheimers at QUUF on May 16, 2015

Host: Larry Stein

      Airdate: 5/14/15

Karen Hanen, Exec. Director, WA State Arts Commission.

Conversation with Karen Hanen, Executive Director of the WA State Arts Commission, which had a board meeting at Fort Worden on Wed May 6, and a public presentation of its programs on May 5th at the Co-Lab.   Hanan is a long time arts advocate and activist, and was the founder of the Juan de Fuca Festival in Port Angeles.

      Karen Hanen Interview