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Heatbox on the Scenic Route

Heatbox on the Scenic Route

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Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who mixes beatboxing and acapella with a number of looping effects to create rich and complex songs with a hip hop vibe. He talks to Will Moore about his process and lets his unique personality out.

Surviving Winter

Surviving Winter

Here’s the newest RCP episode
How to Survive Winter
On this Episode of Real College Podcast, we look at various ways to make the best of winter from activities to ways to stay warm.
Snow Sculpting by Moray Swanson 1:19
Chai Recipe by Hannah Dove 7:08
Twin Cities Saunas by Liv Riggins 10:14
Curling by Ben Halom 16:02

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R2AC Artist Fellow: Kellli Lien, Watercolor and Collage Artist

R2AC Artist Fellow: Kellli Lien, Watercolor and Collage Artist

Kelli Lien was awarded a Region 2 Arts Council Fellowship in the fall of 2017. The funding, supported by the McKnight Foundation, allowed Kelli the ability to purchase equipment and supplies for her studio, upgrade her website, and frame her new work. In this Area Voices segment she shares how her fascination with watercolor began, her collage technique and the unique process of watercolor pours.

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Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – Valentine’s Day

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – Valentine’s Day

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! 18 songs with “love” in their titles and very little chatter. Enjoy!

(Aired 02/14/2019)

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The Motherless Dollar Quartet’s Residency at the Icehouse in Minneapolis Continues This Monday

The Motherless Dollar Quartet’s Residency at the Icehouse in Minneapolis Continues This Monday

Davu Seru is a north Minneapolis composer who has been influenced by experiences in Chicago and Ghana, and it all comes out in his music. Davu leads the Motherless Dollar Quartet, which has a residency at the Icehouse in Minneapolis on Mondays Feb 18 and 25, starting about 8pm. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Davu first talked about his international scope.

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Great Northern Radio Show – Franklin Arts Center  – Brainerd, MN

Great Northern Radio Show – Franklin Arts Center – Brainerd, MN

The Great Northern Radio Show broadcast live on February 9, 2019 from the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd Minnesota.

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Part 2:   PLAY |00:12
Jacob Mahon &  The Salty Dogs

Jacob Mahon & The Salty Dogs

Although he’s only been in Duluth for a few years, this young singer/songwriter with a distinctive style is firmly established in the local scene. He released his debut full-length album last year, and has a new EP on the way. He and his band The Salty Dogs have a release show scheduled on February 6 at Blush in Duluth; we got a preview when they stopped by our studios for a session that afternoon.

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Frank Weber, Forensic Psychologist & Author

Frank Weber, Forensic Psychologist & Author

Frank Weber is a forensic psychologist and author. Heidi Holtan and John Bauer talk with Frank about his latest book, The I-94 Murders, and how he uses his unique understanding of how predator’s think, victim trauma, and actual court cases to create a thrilling mystery.

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Steve Kohls Photographer

Steve Kohls Photographer

Steve Kohls has worked as a photojournalist for the Brainerd Dispatch for 43 years. This month, his photography will make its way from the pages of the newspaper to the walls of the Crossing Arts Alliance as his photo exhibit “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: 43 Years as a Dispatch Photographer” opens tonight and will be up thru February 23rd.

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Southern Minnesota’s Real Big Band Swings and Educates

Southern Minnesota’s Real Big Band Swings and Educates

Southern Minnesota’s Real Jazz Band has a unique twin mission: Playing great jazz and serving as a clinician band for high school jazz musicians.. Co director Tedd Gullickson told Phil Nusbaum said that right from the start, the band adopted this approach.

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Southern Minnesota’s Real Big Band Rocks Minneapolis Educators Conference on Valentine’s Day

Southern Minnesota’s Real Big Band Rocks Minneapolis Educators Conference on Valentine’s Day

The Minnesota Music Educators Association Meeting is next week, so of course there will be some great music. Southern Minnesota’s Real Jazz Band plays Thursday Feb 14, Valentines Day plays from 4:45 to 5:30 in room 205 of the Minneapolis Conventions Center. The band will be joined by Nachito Herrera for about half a dozen tunes. Co director Tedd Gullickson told Phil Nusbaum said that right from the start, the band’s twin missions have been great jazz and teaching kids.

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