Life & Arts

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later - The Northwest Responds

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later - The Northwest Responds - KCTS 9 and KOMO 4

Tune in at 7pm on Thursday, August 27 to watch "Katrina Ten Years After: A Second Life, A Second Chance" on KCTS 9. Look back at the ill-fated days after Hurricane Katrina and how New Orleans has achieved what seemed almost unimaginable - the resurrection of one of America's most beloved cities.

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, many are looking back at how people rallied around each other at that time, at how recovery has been difficult and uneven but at times triumphant, at how the storied city of New Orleans has rediscovered its rhythm.

A Few Great Bakeries in Seattle: Nielsen's Bakery

Last week KCTS 9 went behind-the-scenes at one of Seattle’s most beloved bakeries, Tom Douglas’ Dahlia Bakery. During our visit we explored Dahlia’s history as a bakery, the dedication and values their employees have and, of course, the delicious treats they create. This week, we share another exclusive, this time about another Seattle favorite: Nielsen’s Bakery

Baked Samosa Puffs Recipe + The Jazzy Vegetarian Marathon

Join KCTS 9 and Laura Theodore for six back-to-back episodes of The Jazzy Vegetarian! On the show, Laura cooks up delicious, healthy meals and snacks that will easily become new favorites, whether you are vegetarian or not. Known for her step-by-step instructions and eco-friendly tips, Laura makes preparing healthy food easy and fun! Join her in the kitchen as she shows viewers how to prepare dishes that range from all-things-chocolate to gluten-free menu options. The Jazzy Vegetarian marathon airs Saturday, August 29, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

A Few Great Bakeries in Seattle: Dahlia Bakery

This month, KCTS 9 celebrates bakers, bakeries and baked goods from all across America with the premiere of A Few Great Bakeries. Producer Rick Sebak and his crew explored warm, toasty, small bakeries from coast to coast, including a Kitsap peninsula favorite: Sluys’ Poulsbo Bakery. Viewers will discover how a business that makes cakes, pies, and bread can become a neighborhood landmark. A Few Great Bakeries premieres Tuesday, August 25, at 8pm. Building up to the premiere, KCTS 9 spoke with two of Seattle's most-loved bakeries: Dahlia Bakery and Nielsen's Pastries.

Seize the Summer With These Seafair Traditions

The Blue Angels return to Seattle for Seafair Weekend

Blog post authored by Nikki Torres Garcia, KCTS 9 Social Media Intern.

Pirates and clowns and Blue Angels—oh, my!

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness + Pinboard

Often remembered for his role in the Vietnam War, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s legacy consists of much more. Johnson engineered two of the most important laws Congress passed; the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the Voting Rights Act (August 6, 1965), JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness examines how Johnson meticulously worked behind the scenes to outwit the Southern segregationists who were determined to maintain the racial divide. Discover the ways Johnson not only continued Kennedy’s legacy but created one of his own. 

Strum Out to 'Songs for Summer'

What’s a good summer without some awesome tunes to go with it? The Pacific Northwest is basking in some great rays this season, and it’s time to celebrate the sunshine with ‘Songs for Summer,’ brought straight to you by KCTS 9. This August, you can indulge in all your favorite musicians; from the legendary Jimi Hendrix, to the iconic Simon & Garfunkel, to the sounds of the distinguished Vienna Philharmonic.

‘Songs for Summer’ begins at 9 p.m. on Aug. 1, with American Masters: Jimi Hendrix Hear My Train A Comin’

BBQ With Franklin Marathon + KCTS 9'S BBQ Staff Picks

Fire up that television this July, because KCTS 9 is having a BBQ with Franklin marathon! Barbecue professional Aaron Franklin is ready to take over your screens and your grills for a three-hour marathon of BBQ with Franklin

The Queen's Diamond Decades + Afternoon Tea 101

It’s time for tea – KCTS 9 will be featuring The Queen’s Diamond Decades in honor of Queen Elizabeth II and the sixty years she’s reigned over England. Travel to England, indulge in the scandals, and relive the journey of her six-decade rule. The six-part series will air starting at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. 

Unearth the 'Atomic Age' This July

Embark on a journey through time with KCTS 9’s 'Atomic Age'. Take the month of July and reflect on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II with four programs loaded with content covering the dawn of the nuclear age.

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