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introduction
The Finer Things – A real-life Downton Abbey, haunting music from a premier chamber music ensemble, drama in a piano factory, and powerful poetry from a spoken word artist.
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what is a "masterpiece"
Visit Seattle Art Museum's exhibit of masterworks from a real-life "Downton Abbey"
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the piano
A prim and proper concert pianist is thrown into the dusty, scary, grimy mess of the factory where the majestic black creatures are born.
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byrd, william byrd
Seattle’s Byrd Ensemble brings rich, resonant renaissance vocal music to PIE.
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ReScene : 7th and olive
Tracking down the site of a former grand old music hall at 7th and Olive in Seattle's Denny Triangle.
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poetry in action
Spoken word artist Rose McAleese fires up the PIE studio.
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what's the word
Our host Bill chats with the artists of “Hedgebrook Rising,” a night of poetry and performance at Town Hall Seattle.
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she keeps me warm
The soothing voice of Mary Lambert resonates in this PIE studio performance.
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credits
the people who make PIE
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introduction
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introduction
what is a "masterpiece"
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what is a "masterpiece"
the piano
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the piano
byrd, william byrd
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byrd, william byrd
ReScene : 7th and olive
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ReScene : 7th and olive
poetry in action
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poetry in action
what's the word
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what's the word
she keeps me warm
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she keeps me warm
credits
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credits

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art. culture. masterpiece.

PIE #5. The Finer Things – Masterpiece paintings. Classical music. Poetry. In this episode of PIE, we explore the fine arts—but with our own special twist—including an exhibit of European masters from a real-life Downton Abbey, haunting music from a premier local chamber music ensemble, and powerful poetry from two of Seattle’s most vibrant spoken word artists.

About PIE. Like any TV show, PIE will bring you things. Things that matter to our audience like art, music, history and the innovative spirit that makes our corner of the world a fascinatingly dynamic place.

In return, we ask that you bring us things too. We're looking for story ideas, images, videos... pretty much anything that reflects the heritage of the area between Vancouver, WA to Vancouver, BC, and from Aberdeen to Alberta, in all its glory, as quirky as it may be.

PIE is best when it's shared. Connect with us on Twitter with the #watchPIE hashtag, on our tumblr blog, or by sending an email to pie@KCTS9.org.

your host


Bill Radke is the sort of person who has an entry on Wikipedia, but he's not the sort of person who makes a big deal out of it.

He is a familiar voice to the Northwest radio audience for his work at local stations KUOW and KIRO-FM. National radio audiences last encountered Bill's uniquely off-center take during his time hosting Marketplace Morning Report. Previously he co-hosted Weekend America and created the topical satire show Rewind.

In addition to his work in radio, Bill is a stand-up comic and took first place in the 1992 Seattle International Comedy Festival. He wrote essays to accompany photographs for the book "Seattle" and produced a series of podcasts, which sounds like something to do with fishing, but isn't.

masterpiece

PIE Season: 
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art. culture. masterpiece.

PIE #5. The Finer Things – Masterpiece paintings. Classical music. Poetry. In this episode of PIE, we explore the fine arts—but with our own special twist—including an exhibit of European masters from a real-life Downton Abbey, haunting music from a premier local chamber music ensemble, and powerful poetry from two of Seattle’s most vibrant spoken word artists.

About PIE. Like any TV show, PIE will bring you things. Things that matter to our audience like art, music, history and the innovative spirit that makes our corner of the world a fascinatingly dynamic place.

In return, we ask that you bring us things too. We're looking for story ideas, images, videos... pretty much anything that reflects the heritage of the area between Vancouver, WA to Vancouver, BC, and from Aberdeen to Alberta, in all its glory, as quirky as it may be.

PIE is best when it's shared. Connect with us on Twitter with the #watchPIE hashtag, on our tumblr blog, or by sending an email to pie@KCTS9.org.