Sara Renner is a Twin Cities gospel singer with a big mission. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Sara first addressed how she got started singing.
Adam Reinwald is a Eugene, Oregon native – now “native” Minnesotan who loves music. His passion led him to St. Olaf College in Northfield, and he now has his own business supporting the fine arts across the state; through regional arts councils.
This week on Stay Human, our Professor of Pop Culture recommends streaming Turkey-day movies on this very, very 2020 Thanksgiving. We’ll have some non-traditional feasting, with poems and stories by Marcie Rendon, Robert Jevne and Scott Stowell, and practice gratitude with Charlie Parson. Long-distance audio, that’s the way to get together with friends for the holiday. Tune in and pull up a chair at the table, Stay Human.
Early 1942, mechanics at Mid-Continent Airlines in the Twin Cities were asked to retrofit twenty-four B-25 bombers. They only found out what the planes were used for when their mission hit the headlines: The Doolittle Raid over Tokyo. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
Pearl S. Buck was devastated. The Mayo Clinic doctor said she should put her daughter, who had severe cognitive disabilities caused by a then unknown condition (phenylketonuria/PKU), in long-term care. In order to pay for it, Buck pinned her hopes on novel writing. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
People remembered Melissa Gilbert as the freckle-faced Laura Ingalls on TV’s Little House on the Prairie. But in 2008, the Guthrie Theater announced the grown-up Gilbert would be in their Little House too, as Ma Ingalls. Yet was anyone still interested in this tale of a 19th-century farm family struggling on the land? Here’s Britt Aamodt.