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Goodbye Kevin Spitzer

The old adage "time flies when your having fun" certainly applies to Kevin Spitzer.  He first joined KZSC 14 years ago; long-time listeners will recall programs he's hosted in the past such as "Celtic Undercurrents", "Freedom Flight", "Turtle Island" and…

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Happy New Ear!

What shock to the system for the station to be off the air at the end of 2013 for some tower maintenance. We lost track of how many people asked us why they could not get the great 88 tuned…

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What Is A PRC?

Here's the inside scoop: all the programming you hear on The Great 88 is masterfully put together on our quarterly schedule by KZSC's Program Review Committee. The PRC reads over piles of proposals, reviews current shows and offers advice on…

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Programmer of the Month: DJ Amanda Rose

This month's Programmer of the Month is the mighty Amanda Timoney (otherwise known as DJ Amanda Rose) of the beloved Power through Procrastination show. Ever since the show's debut in January of 2013, Amanda has developed a cult following by featuring soundtracks from…

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Annais ♥

As we welcome back new and returning banana slugs for the school year, we here at The Great 88 would like to take the time to remember a very special member of our KZSC family who is missed very, very…

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Kendra Konfidential

As our spring show schedule begins, things get fuzzy at The Great 88. KZSC's April Programmer Of The Month is living proof. Kendra Yoshinaga (aka DJ Teenage Dinosaur) does a show called “Fuzz Tone” Friday nights. It’s a retro garage,…

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Universal Grapevine 01/08/13

Bruce's guest in the first half hour is Brian Staufenbiel the head of UCSC's Opera Program. Opera is an important and unique part of the UCSC campus and Brian brings us up to date on Opera news. In the second…

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Universal Grapevine 12/18/12

This week on Universal Grapevine entertains Futzie Nutzle and his art at the Blitzer Gallery as well as Bonnie Stone and Virginia Wright of MAPS - Multidisciplinary Assoc of Psychedelic Studies!

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Talkabout 12/12/12

John had Doron Comerchero, Deonte McClure, and Maya Salsedo call in about food, and comedy. Hahahaha. To get in on the fun, click the play button!

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Talkabout 12/05/12

John is excited to have Nina Simon on the show this week! Nina is the Executive Director of The Museum of Art & History @ McPherson Center in Santa Cruz, California.

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Talkabout 11/28/12

John has on the show Brett Hall & Dan Grebil discussing the UCSC arboretum and the California fire fee, respectively. Press PLAY to listen!

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Universal Grapevine 11/27/12

Bruce Bratton has very special guests on this episode of Universal Grapevine - the winners of Bookshop Santa Cruz Young Writers Contest. Young writers read their winning poems, stories, and memoirs. Click the play button below to listen!

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Talkabout 11/21/12

Kevin Spitzer subs this Talkabout show with guest Michael Meade about his new book, "Why the World Doesn't End- Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss" while promoting his upcoming talk at the Pacific Cultural Center on November 29th at…

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