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EP157 Sugar Ray and the Bluetones with Charlie Baty

EP157 Sugar Ray and the Bluetones with Charlie Baty













Sugar Ray Norcia and the Bluetones featuring (the late) Little Charlie Baty

Suddenly, I Could Not Catch a Breath

Suddenly, I Could Not Catch a Breath

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.


MHB – OLD & NEW

MHB – OLD & NEW

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!

(Aired 02/25/2021)


Voyageurs Wolf Project study finds wolves use ambush hunting to catch beavers

Voyageurs Wolf Project study finds wolves use ambush hunting to catch beavers

The Voyageurs Wolf Project has produced some new information about how wolves hunt in the Northwoods.


Race in Public Media Part 2

Race in Public Media Part 2

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.

https://celesteheadlee.medium.com/an-anti-racist-future-a-vision-and-plan-for-the-transformation-of-public-media-224149ab37e6


Samsoche Sampson’s Gift for Hoop Dancing and Cultural Artistry

Samsoche Sampson’s Gift for Hoop Dancing and Cultural Artistry

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.


Cedar Commissions Shines Lights on Emerging Minnesota Musicians

Cedar Commissions Shines Lights on Emerging Minnesota Musicians

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.


Expanded Hours at Campbell Library of East Grand Forks, MN!

Expanded Hours at Campbell Library of East Grand Forks, MN!

More hours for public use and more news concerning the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks! Director Charlotte Helgeson has the sizzling details!


Minnesota Native News: Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims land and more

Minnesota Native News: Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims land and more

This week on Minnesota Native News – Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims 114 acres, a summer opportunity for Native college students and a timely review for TV watchers.


Audrey Thayer, Bemidji’s First Indigenous City Councilwoman

Audrey Thayer, Bemidji’s First Indigenous City Councilwoman

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.


Art of Expression in Minnesota’s Far North!

Art of Expression in Minnesota’s Far North!

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.


MN Spin Program Pays Minnesota Musicians for Posting Their Music Free to the Public

MN Spin Program Pays Minnesota Musicians for Posting Their Music Free to the Public

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.


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