Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November.
As a kid, he played piano. Then he played drums in a punk band, attended a prestigious jazz school and jammed in New York. So it’s little wonder that Javier Santiago’s new album is a genre-melding collaboration. KFAI’s Sophie Nikitas reports.
Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.
The 28th Ig Nobel Prize ceremony took place on September 13 at Harvard University. The Ig Nobel Prizes honor scientific achievements that make people laugh, and then think. Marc Abrahams, the editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, joined Roadhouse host Julie to talk about this year’s winners.
Join Mr Jack as he takes you on a musical journey with Blues artis John Lomax
Grant Merritt, author of “Iron and Water: My Life Protecting Minnesota’s Environment” was recently in Grand Marais and gave a presentation at the library about his book.
Like many Japanese-Americans of her generation, Sally Sudo was forced to live in an internment camp during World War II. After her brother studied at a military language school at Fort Snelling, her family moved to Minnesota. KFAI’s Joey Peters reports.
Before this year’s unplugged at North House Folk School, performers Kevin Kling, Simone Perrin, Dan Chouinard, and Bradley Greenwald stopped by The Roadhouse. They chatted with hosts Ann and Dave and even played a song for us.
Join Mr Jack as he takes you on a musical journey with Blues Musicians The Heather Newman Band.