Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! New artists on this episode, including Shawn Stelton, Mark Stone & the Dirty Country Band, Modern Amusement & The Controversial New “Skinny Pill,” plus old reliables such as Nigel Egg & Amy & Adams. Plus we report on a chicken living in a Heineken carton. All on MHB!
The Voyageurs Wolf Project has produced some new information about how wolves hunt in the Northwoods.
Public Media, notoriously a white-led institution, has a race problem. It lacks diverse voices and equitable work environments. And it hasn’t improved in the last 50 years. The crew is joined by veteran reporter and former co-host Marianne Combs on the recently published article that was co-signed by more than 200 journalists.
Today we’re talking with Samsoche Sampson (Mvskoke Creek/Seneca) who is an interdisciplinary artist, powwow and hoop dancer, performer, musician, as well as a father and partner. Samsoche and his brother, Luhme, make up the world-renowned hoop dancing team known as the Sampson Brothers, who over twenty-five years have performed throughout the world: on stage in big cities and at powwows in remote Indigenous communities.
The Cedar Commissions carries on virtually in 2021. It will be a 3-night performance, March 5, 6 and 7, and 2 artists each night. This is an annual performance staged by a combination of the Cedar Cultural Center and the Jerome Foundation. Phil Nusbaum talked to the Cedar’s booking and artistic manager Robert Lehman. The first addressed the work of Cedar Commissions artist Hassan Shahid.
More hours for public use and more news concerning the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks! Director Charlotte Helgeson has the sizzling details!
As leadership professor at Leech Lake Tribal College, Audrey Thayer inspires and empowers her students to make positive change in the world. Her life experience has given her a unique perspective on societal stereotypes, limiting systems, and navigating both legal and political platforms. In this Area Voices segment, learn about the path that led her to using her voice for change, what she hopes to accomplish in the next four years as Bemidji’s first Indigenous City Councilwoman, and the importance of diversity at the policymaking table.
Jeanna Kujava of Hallock, MN is a Public Health Nurse at Kittson Memorial Home in Hallock and serves as school nurse for the Kittson County schools. The schools recently received a grant from the NW Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) for a “Healing Arts Residency” within the schools. Trey Everette of the NWMAC organized and supervised the residency program.
Friends of the Hennepin County Library presents MN Spin. This program pays Minnesota musicians for the right to post the artists’ CDs, and the public is invited to stream or download tracks at no cost. Jeff Radford talked to Phil Nusbaum about the program and said that artists’ submissions to MN Spin are being taken through March 24, 2021.