Happening today/tonight: R.E.M., Hi-Yu, plus WSB on “radio”

4 PM TODAY: Your editor here has been invited to discuss West Seattle this afternoon on Rain City Radio, a new audio interview “show” that the founder of popular Seattle real-estate blog Rain City Guide, Dustin Luther, recently launched. His post about it explains how to listen and/or call in to join the conversation.

bookcover.jpg7 PM TONIGHT: As reported here last week, two members of legendary rock band R.E.M.Peter Buck and Bill Rieflin — will join West Seattle authors Corianton Hale and David Belisle for a launch party to celebrate their photography book “R.E.M.: HELLO,” 7 pm @ Easy Street in The Junction. (Party goes till 10; signing is 7-8.)

7 PM TONIGHT: The next big West Seattle Hi-Yu Festival event — the White Rose Reception — happens tonight at Fauntleroy Church (WSB sponsor) – here are details from Hi-Yu’s Danette Carufel:

West Seattle Hi-Yu cordially invites you to the 2008 White Rose Reception. This event is for women only and is a celebration of past and present Hi Yu royalty and candidates. All are invited; festivities will begin at 7 pm tonight at Fauntleroy Church (UCC), 9260 California SW. Come and share your Hi-Yu memories or to learn about our community festival. Past royalty are encouraged to wear or bring their sashes and memory scrapbooks. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5.00. For more information please call (206) 935-6517.

5 Replies to "Happening today/tonight: R.E.M., Hi-Yu, plus WSB on "radio""

  • Rhonda Porter June 24, 2008 (10:35 am)

    As a Rain City Guide contributor, I’m really looking forward to this event at 4pm today! (Even if I was not an author at RCG, I would be).

    See, I mean, hear you at 4!

  • MOe June 24, 2008 (12:38 pm)

    Where on the dial?

  • WSB June 24, 2008 (12:41 pm)

    It’s an online/call-in show, which is why I put “radio” in quotes :) — the links above explain how to listen in via phone if you want. Meantime, though it’s not completely finalized yet, there’s a good chance we will be making an over-the-air old-fashioned radio appearance next week … stay tuned for more on that if/when it is confirmed.

  • Rhonda Porter June 24, 2008 (2:46 pm)

    You can dial this:

    Phone Number: (724) 444-7444
    Call ID: 17904

    Check out the link WSB has above so you can see the “on line” chat that goes on as well. It’s a lot of fun.

  • Dustin June 24, 2008 (3:52 pm)

    Everything is ready to go… and I just wanted to encourage WSB readers to join in the conversation!

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