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Soundside goes live: 'Modern creators' build connection through medieval music and the metaverse

Live from Town Hall Seattle, it's Soundside.

How do you build a bridge between the traditions that connect you to the past and modern audiences?

caption: Maia Brown and Stefanie Brendler are two of the three members of Seattle based Klezmer folk-punk band Brivele.
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Maia Brown and Stefanie Brendler are two of the three members of Seattle based Klezmer folk-punk band Brivele.
Credit: Michaela Gionatti/KUOW

Live from Town Hall: Brivele.mp3

Soundside host Libby Denkmann spoke to Maia Brown and Stefanie Brendler, two of the three members of the Seattle-based klezmer folk-punk trio Brivele, about bringing the musical traditions of Eastern European Ashkenazi Jews to modern audiences.

Later in the hour: Nintendo is an iconic name in gaming and their well-known characters have brought joy (and sometimes frustration) to millions of fans across the globe.

caption: Reggie Fils-Aimé is the former COO and president of Nintendo of America. He sat down with Soundside host Libby Denkmann.
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Reggie Fils-Aimé is the former COO and president of Nintendo of America. He sat down with Soundside host Libby Denkmann.
Credit: Michaela Gionatti/KUOW

Live from Town Hall: Reggie Fils-Aimé

Denkmann sat down with former Nintendo of America President and Chief Operating Officer Reggie Fils-Aimé to talk about his new memoir "Disrupting the Game: From the Bronx to the Top of Nintendo."