4/10: Jim Thatcher, Urban Studies and Geography Professor

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Jim Thatcher introduces us to the good, bad, artistic, funny, and hopeful ways location-aware technology and Big Data shape our lives and society. Interview begins at .

4/9: Rob Colbert, Feeding the Fight

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Rob Colbert introduces us to Feed The Fight–Tacoma, an initiative helping support local restaurants and medical staff members that are fighting the Coronavirus. Interview begins at .

4/8: Dana Coggon, Urban Agriculturalist

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Dana Coggon shares how Tacomans are rooting ourselves and growing together through food gardening, seed sharing, and digging in to our own backyards and patios. Interview begins at .

4/7: Stephan Childers of the Tacoma Collective of Electronic Music Ambassadors

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Stephan Childers shares his love of electronic music and community connection as he tells us about TCOEMA, the Tacoma Collective of Electronic Music Ambassadors. Interview begins at .

4/6: Mark Monlux, Illustrator and CLAW Founder

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Mark Monlux gives some insight into the world of Tacoma’s cartoonists, chalk artists, and weird movie enthusiasts, with advice for aspiring graphic artists for remote drawing sessions. Interview begins at .  CLAW can be found here.

4/4: Saturday Update

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No interview today, just updates!

4/3: Brent Hartinger, Author and Screenwriter

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Brent Hartinger is an author of fiction, a screenwriter, and a world traveler with lots of ties to Tacoma. He joins me remotely today from Austin, Texas. Welcome to the show! Interview begins at .

4/2 Update: Stay at Home Order Extension

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News Break: In a 5pm news conference today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced an extension of Washington State’s stay-at-home order through May 4. The same rules that have closed non-essential businesses and other public places will continue to apply, with the intention to reduce social interactions that spread COVID-19.

4/2: Richard Wakefield, Poet and Professor

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This briefing features professor and poet Richard Wakefield. He shares his advice for aspiring writers and consumers of literature, and reads a poem about a piece of western Washington history and culture. Interview begins at .

4/1: Commander RR and Ms. Darcy, of Tinkertopia

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Today’s briefing features Commander RR and Ms. Darcy, owners of Tinkertopia. They talk about some of the wacky creations that spring from the minds of Tacoma’s youth, how creative reuse can bring families and diverse people together, and what they love about Tacoma. Interview starts at .