grunge http://www.kplu.org en "Taking Punk To The Masses" opens at Experience Music Project http://www.kplu.org/post/taking-punk-masses-opens-experience-music-project <p><br /><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-963747.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-963841.mp3</a></p><p>This week marks the 20th anniversary of when an audience heard Nirvana&rsquo;s &ldquo;Smells Like Teen Spirit&rdquo; for the first time.&nbsp;The band played it at Seattle&rsquo;s OK Hotel near Pioneer Square and the rest as they say, is history. A new exhibit at the Experience Music Project called <a href="http://www.empsfm.org/exhibitions/index.asp?categoryID=177&amp;ccID=301">&ldquo;Taking Punk To The Masses: from Nowhere to Nevermind&rdquo;</a> looks at all of the factors that led to Nirvana explosion onto the global music scene. Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 1213 at http://www.kplu.org "Taking Punk To The Masses" opens at Experience Music Project Kurt Cobain sculpture commemorates death of a native son in Aberdeen http://www.kplu.org/post/kurt-cobain-sculpture-commemorates-death-native-son-aberdeen <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-961927.mp3</p><p>Seventeen years after his death, legendary Pacific Northwest grunge guitarist Kurt Cobain is finally being fully embraced by his former home town.&nbsp;</p><p>A concrete sculpture replicating one of his guitars is now installed in a city park in Aberdeen.&nbsp; Steven Friederich, a news reporter with the <a href="http://www.thedailyworld.com/">Aberdeen Daily World</a>, who has a story on the unveiling on the site today, says for years, Aberdeen rejected Cobain as a drug addict.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 23:29:37 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1142 at http://www.kplu.org Kurt Cobain sculpture commemorates death of a native son in Aberdeen