17 episodes

When something special is happening on Bainbridge Island, BCB Specials bring it to you.

Bainbridge Island Specials Bainbridge Community Broadcasting (BCB)

    • Places & Travel

When something special is happening on Bainbridge Island, BCB Specials bring it to you.

    A reading of O. Henry's classic Christmas tale, The Gift of the Magi

    A reading of O. Henry's classic Christmas tale, The Gift of the Magi

    Listen here as BCB Manager Diane Walker reads O. Henry's classic Christmas Tale, The Gift of the Magi; intro music from El McMeen.

    • 15 min
    Local ghost stories for Halloween (SPEC-017)

    Local ghost stories for Halloween (SPEC-017)

    From the Sandspit to Winslow Way and Fort Ward, from Kingston to Indianola and the piers of Seattle, strange phenomena abound, and you can hear all about it here as Bainbridge Public Library's John Fossett, BCB's Diane Walker, and The Art Project's Susan Wiersema share true ghost stories from Bainbridge Island and beyond.

    • 40 min
    2018 Poetry Corners Live (SPEC-016)

    2018 Poetry Corners Live (SPEC-016)

    From senior flirting to downward dogs and runaway beets, no subject is off limits to Bainbridge poets when invited to submit their favorite works with no theme to inhibit their creativity! Listen here as Bainbridge poets read their winning submissions to this year's Poetry Corners contest.

    • 32 min
    A Child's Christmas in Wales (SPEC-015)

    A Child's Christmas in Wales (SPEC-015)

    Looking for a quiet break from the holiday rush? Listen here as noted Shakespeare expert, actor, and co-director of inD Theatre Tom Challinor reads Dylan Thomas’s Christmas classic, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.”

    • 25 min
    Seattle librarian Di Zhang discusses Fake News at Library U (SPEC-014)

    Seattle librarian Di Zhang discusses Fake News at Library U (SPEC-014)

    In this, the final talk of this year's Library U series on Fake News at the Bainbridge Island Library, Di Zhang, reference librarian at the Seattle Public Library, offers instructions on how to evaluate information, and describes some resources and best practices for identifying fake news.

    • 58 min
    Seattle Weekly founder David Brewster discusses Fake News at Library U (SPEC-013)

    Seattle Weekly founder David Brewster discusses Fake News at Library U (SPEC-013)

    In this, the third talk of this year's Library U series on Fake News at the Bainbridge Island Library, David Brewster, founder of Seattle Weekly, Eastside Week, Sasquatch Books, Crosscut.com and Town Hall, explores the current state of our local news media and addresses the search for reliable news sources.

    • 1 hr 9 min

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