Concerts http://www.kplu.org en Tonight on KPLU: The SFJAZZ Center's historic opening concert http://www.kplu.org/post/tonight-kplu-sfjazz-centers-historic-opening-concert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty years after presenting its first concerts in San Francisco, the organization&nbsp;</span>SFJAZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has built a permanent home and performance venue. The&nbsp;</span>SFJAZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Center, conceived as the first stand-alone building for jazz in the U.S., <a href="http://www.sfjazz.org/sites/default/files/documents/GO_Promo.pdf" target="_blank">opens with a star-studded concert</a> tonight, hosted by Bill Cosby.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Artists include:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">McCoy&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tyner,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Chick&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Corea,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Esperanza Spalding, Joshua Redman, Joe&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lovano,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bobby&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hutcherson,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Mary Stallings, John Handy, Pete&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Escovedo,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Eric Reed, and more!&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/live-event/watch-live-sfjazz-center-star-studded-opening-concert"><strong>WATCH LIVE NOW!</strong></a></p><p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:01:08 +0000 KPLU 7622 at http://www.kplu.org Tonight on KPLU: The SFJAZZ Center's historic opening concert Friday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-26 <p>Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Forecast <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Seattle&amp;state=WA&amp;site=SEW&amp;textField1=47.6218&amp;textField2=-122.35&amp;e=1">here</a>.</p><p>Making headlines in the Northwest:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-26#drunk"><strong>Drunk boaters targeted this weekend</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-26#wire"><strong>Off the wire: Backlash against traffic cameras and more</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-26#checks"><strong>Unemployment checks going up between $3 and $13</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-26#concert"><strong>Edmonds concerts series kicks off July 10</strong></a></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:25:46 +0000 Jake Ellison 1946 at http://www.kplu.org Friday morning's headlines