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Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

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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.

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

In this episode of RCP, we dive into guilty pleasures and all their various forms.
1:42 Question of the Week by Casey
3:57 Cooking with Hannah by Nathan and Hannah
13:51 Bookfair by Liv and Ben
22:38 Bad Music by Lizzie

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Time for Ilhan

Time for Ilhan

On this episode of Art Beat we interview Chris Newberry a producer and director of photogrophy for the film Time for Ilhan the story of
the first Somali-Muslim-Female Legislator. We get to learn about Chris’ job in the field, what Time for Ilhan is about, and the importance of the story in today’s world. Original Air Date: 11/20/18

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Americas3

Americas3

What does it mean to be an American? Whether you’re from North America, South America or Central America, the group Americas3 will show you how we can all come together as Americans. On this episode of Culture Clique we talk to Karin Stein of Americas3. Americas3 is a musical variety show that paints a multilingual, intercultural and international portrait of what it means to be American. Original Air Date: 11/15/18

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Milana Shira

Milana Shira

On this episode of The Live Feed we take you to Blooming Grounds Coffee House in Winona, MN to check out 12 year old singer Milana Shira. KQAL’s KJ sits down with Milana to talk about her music and we get to hear some of her set. Original Air Date: 11/16/18

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Over The Back Fence November 2018

Over The Back Fence November 2018

KQAL and Winona State University are proud to present, Over the Back Fence, a community variety show from the St. Mane theatre in Lanesboro MN. BRITISH INVASION closes out the 24th season of the show with songs like “When I’m 64,” “I Go To Pieces,” and “I’m Into Something Good.” The Back Fence Gang reenacts a scene from James Bond, while Diana becomes Dr. Who. Musical Guest The Vintage Tones, a five-piece rock band from Rochester that specializes in the music of the early Beatles, summons the spirit of the British bands of the 60s and 70s. A sing along of “Those Were the Days’ rounds out the show. Original Air Date: 11/14/18

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Emilie:  La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight

Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight

On this episode of Art Beat we talk to two cast members from the play Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight. We learn about the meaning behind the play, who Emilie was as a figure in history, and we get to hear the two lead actors do some lines from the play for us. Original Air Date: 11/13/18

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Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – From Dallman to Iceland

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – From Dallman to Iceland

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Tim Dallman makes his first appearance on Minnesota HomeBrew, and we spin Icelandic folk singer, Magnús Þor Sigmundsson. Plus we opine about a beer-drinking bear who helped defeat the Nazis during WWII. All on MHB!

(Aired 11/15/2018)

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The Cuban-American Who Loved Castro

The Cuban-American Who Loved Castro

Most Cuban-Americans despise Fidel Castro. Not Felino De la Peña. The Minnesotan marched in the streets in support of the Cuban leader. And for that, he was jeered. KFAI’s Joey Peters reports on one man who stood by his unpopular views.

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Britt Dahl – Curator of the Roseau County (MN) Historical Society (RCHS) discusses three NWMAC grants!

Britt Dahl – Curator of the Roseau County (MN) Historical Society (RCHS) discusses three NWMAC grants!

Britt Dahl – Curator of the Roseau County (MN) Historical Society (RCHS) discusses the three grants that were awarded by the NWMAC to the RCHS for various events and activities that highlight the arts and culture of the region. She also shared information about the Roseau County Museum in downtown Roseau.

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Give Get Sistet Performs Varied Programs of World Music for Many Types of Occasions

Give Get Sistet Performs Varied Programs of World Music for Many Types of Occasions

The Give-Get Sistet is so named because it is an all-woman singing group. The group pulls songs from many world cultures when it performs. Phil Nusbaum went to a rehearsal of the group, and then filed this report.

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