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The Rocky Horror Show at the Pioneer Place

The Rocky Horror Show at the Pioneer Place













This particular installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota marks a milestone for Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack as this is his 100th feature story for KVSC radio. In the studio today, Jeff is joined by some of the cast and the director of Rooftop Theater’s production of the Rocky Horror Show being performed at the Pioneer Place Theater throughout the week of Halloween of 2013. The Rocky Horror Show is a musical that is a little different from the cult classic movie that many are used to, so dig out your garters and enjoy as Jeff and his guests discuss how laughter is the new sexy in St. Cloud.

Centerstage Minnesota, February 19,2021

Centerstage Minnesota, February 19,2021

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Dessa, Soo Line Loons, Christopher David Hanson Band, Buffalo Gals Girls Band, Teague Alexy, Annie and the Bang Bangs and more.


Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo with Kermit the Frog

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo with Kermit the Frog

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo Kermit the Frog calls in to share the Ojibwe phrase of the day “Gaawiin Wendadzii Oshaawashko”. It’s not easy being green!


Far-Flung

Far-Flung

We’re far-flung this week on Stay Human, swimming the world with Carolyn King, and hearing what it’s like to be 5000 miles from home, the lure of the unknown, how a homebody finds the world at his doorstep, and tips for the traveler from far-flung correspondent David McDonald. Lace up your tavellin’ shoes for words and music.


CIM’s Eigse featuring Bemidji Musicians and Great Craic!

CIM’s Eigse featuring Bemidji Musicians and Great Craic!

Norah Rendell is the Artistic Director for the Center for Irish Music(CIM) in St. Paul, MN. Saturday, February 20th at 7pm the CIM will host their annual Eigse – it’s an event celebrating traditional Irish music, arts, and culture. This year, the “Gaela” is happening virtually, so anyone with access to the internet can attend. With an online Celtic art auction and stellar performances by instructors including Norah, her husband Brian Miller and Cory Froehlich (both of Bemidji), and many others. Everyone is encouraged to join in this unique and festive celebration by visiting Center for Irish Music’s website, YouTube channel, or Facebook page.

It’s going to be a mix of performances, virtual performances. Some of them will be live from the Celtic Junction Arts Center… musicians, including Brian and Danny Diamond, who’s a fantastic fiddle player who’s just moved here from Ireland, There’s going to be some dancing. The whole thing is emceed by a friend of ours named Mairtin de Cogain who is a great bodran player and just a great entertainer who lives in California. He’s going to be hosting from his house in California, along with Brian and I at the Celtic Junction.


Sister-writer Duo Maika and Maritza Moulite’s Powerful Novel “One of the Good Ones”

Sister-writer Duo Maika and Maritza Moulite’s Powerful Novel “One of the Good Ones”

Sister-writer duo Maika and Maritza Moulite tell us about their new novel “One of the Good Ones.” It’s a story about a family grieving the loss of a sister in an incident of police brutality, and brings to light what it means to be deemed “worthy” when you’re Black.


Fake Exes Fall in Love Over the Airwaves in Rachel Lynn Solomon’s “The Ex Talk”

Fake Exes Fall in Love Over the Airwaves in Rachel Lynn Solomon’s “The Ex Talk”

Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Rachel Lynn Solomon, writer and former public radio producer, about her new novel called “The Ex Talk.” It’s a romantic comedy about two public radio personalities who fall in love while pretending to be exes.


Writer Sharon G. Flake Highlights Human Trafficking and Survivors in “The Skin I’m In”

Writer Sharon G. Flake Highlights Human Trafficking and Survivors in “The Skin I’m In”

Tammy Bobrowsky talks with young adult writer Sharon G. Flake. Her new novel is called “The Life I’m In”, it’s the story of a young woman trapped in the underworld of human trafficking.


Robert Robinson Sings in Honor of Black History Month at Crooner’s in Minneapolis

Robert Robinson Sings in Honor of Black History Month at Crooner’s in Minneapolis

Minneapolis gospel music icon Robert Robinson talked with Phil Nusbaum about Robert’s Black History Month show slated for Crooner’s 5PM, February 27. In the conversation, Robert described what it is like for him to prepare a show that references centuries of African American History.


Bonnie Lundorff from Willow Wood Market

Bonnie Lundorff from Willow Wood Market

Bonnie Lundorff owner of Willow Wood Market in Bemidji joins the Friday Morning Show to talk about quilting during a pandemic. Willow Wood Market is a quilt shop and wool studio that prior to Covid was a meeting place for quilters and crafters and was home to a wide array of classes. Bonnie shares with us her idea for a new Covid friendly way to put on a quilt show and she talks about what quilting has meant to her during the pandemic.


Nedahness Rose Greene, Photographer

Nedahness Rose Greene, Photographer

In just four years Nedahness Rose Greene’s ability to capture the essence of a moment has changed her life. Currently exhibiting in four galleries, Nedahness has shared the stage with Snoop Dog and her work has been featured in the Washington Post. With clients including Heart Berry, the Northern Sparks nighttime arts festival, and the United States Hip Hop Coalition, her momentum continues to build. Nedahness’s current exhibit in the Miikanan gallery at the Watermark Art Center is called Mashkawiziiwag “They are Strong.” It’s a collection of powerfully intimate images captured at gatherings including Black Lives Matter marches, George Floyd protests, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women awareness events. In this Area Voices segment, learn about her journey as an artist and why representation in media matters to her.


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