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The Bridge Seattle

Jan 29, 2020

We chat with author and local historian James Rupp who has just published a new book, "Art in Seattle's Public Spaces: from SODO to South Lake Union." Seattle's art comes alive in rich color photos taken by sculptor Miguel Edwards. Rupp fills us in on the history of the city's public art, spurred by one-percent-for-art...


Jan 29, 2020

Ginna Brelsford, executive director of Sahar, a organization that has been building and supplying schools for girls in Afghanistan. Ginna is joined by Shogofa Amini, an intern. Sahar has been working to rebuild the Afghan educational system and get more girls enrolled in schools. Shogofa's tells about the many perils...


Jan 29, 2020

We have an opportunity to reminisce with Steve Goldsmith, who spent 25 years covering Seattle news, including 10 years as editor at the Puget Sound Business Journal and 15 years with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Goldsmith gives us insights into the so-called "golden years of print journalism in Seattle" and looks...


Nov 3, 2019

We learn from our guest, Clay Eals, former director of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, about preserving and celebrating this region's history. Eals is a writer, photographer and journalist as well as an author of two noted biographies. He has been a recent contributor to the Seattle Times' popular Sunday "Then...


Nov 3, 2019

Our guest, King County Elections Director Julie Wise tells us about conducting elections in this state's largest county. She describes some of the way the county has worked to make voting more accessible like same day registration, mail-in voting with pre-paid postage and wide placement of secure drop boxes....