Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
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“Music is incredibly powerful.” Accomplished songwriter Levi Ware is one of several Seattle musicians hoping to harness that power to build a better future for the community. He and his wife Stephanie founded the Melodic Caring Project to bring love and encouragement to hospitalized children through music. What is happening in Seattle that is cultivating arts-based non-profits such as the Melodic Caring Project? Today’s episode of Seattle Growth Podcast examines how Seattle’s community of artists, innovators, and social enterprises are intersecting to shape lives in the community. The episode also features Curtis Romjue who founded First Aid Arts after finding success with JUBILEE, a non-profit rock band. First Aid Arts helps trauma survivors recover through arts-based care. The episode gives further perspective on Seattle’s music scene while sharing inspiring stories of how Seattle musicians channeled their talents to improve the lives of those around them. Featuring the song Into the Waves from JUBILEE and their EP "Trusting to Rest" With intro performed by Naomi Wachira, Tekla Waterfield, Matt Bishop, Draze, Porscha Shaw, and Andre Brown.