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Sundance Poetry Series

Sundance Poetry Series

For the past twenty years, Sundance Books and Music, Reno’s oldest independent bookstore, has celebrated National Poetry Month with readings by poets from this region and beyond. This April the event was cancelled due to the virus and so, it seemed only fitting to move the readings to KWNK 97.7FM.

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COVID COMIX with Ilya

COVID COMIX with Ilya

Tucker Rash spoke with Ilya Arbatman about Ilya’s new webcomic, covidcomix.com. The comic details lockdown life and musings for the future.

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Emoji Playlist: Animal Crossing Special

Emoji Playlist: Animal Crossing Special

Annie talks to her friends about Animal Crossing on this two part special! Hear from fellow DJs, childhood friends, members of the Reno community and more as they discuss life on their own virtual islands.

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Info about COVID-19 in Washoe County

Info about COVID-19 in Washoe County

As we navigate through COVID-19, there are actions we must take to help prevent the spread of the virus and support the health and well-being of everyone. The best ways for people to reduce their risk of getting sick, and preventing COVID-19 are: Wash hands with soap...

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FAREWELL to King Midas With a Perm’s Golden Throne!

FAREWELL to King Midas With a Perm’s Golden Throne!

After 2 years and 60 episodes, we bid farewell to a KWNK classic King Midas With A Perm’s Golden Throne! Listen to the final episode featuring all local bands + listen back to all 60 episodes in the KWNK Archives. Long Live King Midas With A Perm’s Golden Throne!

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+NUWAVE MAYAN+ | Ruby Jo talks with Vivian Zavataro of the Lilley

+NUWAVE MAYAN+ | Ruby Jo talks with Vivian Zavataro of the Lilley

Local artist Ruby Jo is taking over the Lilley Museum with +NUWAVE MAYAN+ on January 24th, 2020. She spoke on her artistic intervention aimed at the Lilley’s permanent collection display. Listen to her interview with Vivian Zavataro, the Interim Director of the John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art.

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Graveyard: In Conversation with Summer Orr

Graveyard: In Conversation with Summer Orr

An interview with Summer Orr about her multimedia installation ‘Graveyard’, currently up in the Holland Project Serva Pool Gallery. Listen in on two high desert locals talking about death & decay, dread, sacred landscapes, bugs, fear, and mushrooms.

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The People’s Mic with Griffin Peralta / EP1 Dan Morse

The People’s Mic with Griffin Peralta / EP1 Dan Morse

Griffin Peralta host of The People's Mic brings a free information gathering and dissemination program to 97.7FM. Featuring experts from our community, The People's Mic attempts to share insights into the technical and academic knowledge that influences the world...

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