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Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis



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.

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


EP155 Paul Rodgers “Muddy Water Blues”

EP155 Paul Rodgers “Muddy Water Blues”

A classic rocker’s take on some songs of Muddy Waters.


EP156 From Hill Country to Mississippi Delta Blues

EP156 From Hill Country to Mississippi Delta Blues

Super Chikin’ and Terry “Harmonica” Bean from Mississippi


Ross Sutter Plays Well the Cards Dealt to Artists During Covid

Ross Sutter Plays Well the Cards Dealt to Artists During Covid

Ross Sutter sings and plays songs representing a variety of European cultures. But like most artists, Covid nearly ended all of his work. But Ross adjusted to the situation. A big help for him has been workshops for artists led by arts professional Jeri Goldstein.


Getting Lost

Getting Lost

Let’s get lost today on Stay Human – stories from Cate Belleveau about the Lost Forty, and about Count Beltrami getting lost in the woods; Cory Kolodji tells us what to do if that happens to you; Steve Downing on the cardinal points, and as always, great music to get lost in.


Like the Banks of a River: Deborah Foutch’s Fiber & Mixed Media Art

Like the Banks of a River: Deborah Foutch’s Fiber & Mixed Media Art

Minneapolis artist Deborah Foutch creates rich and complex work with fiber and mixed media that expresses her love of the natural world. Her Soil Horizon series portrays a living system using special layering techniques and honors her father who was a soil conservationist. This story was produced by Dixie Treichel.


Sara Renner: Gospel Singer with a Broad Mission

Sara Renner: Gospel Singer with a Broad Mission

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.


From a St. Olaf Ole to the Internet in Music!

From a St. Olaf Ole to the Internet in Music!

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.


2020 Thanksgiving

2020 Thanksgiving

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.


November is slipping by as quiet as the Gunflint forest

November is slipping by as quiet as the Gunflint forest

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.


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