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Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Music

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.

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 15, 2019

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 15, 2019

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

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Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

PLAY | 48:36
Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – Twin Spins

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – Twin Spins

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! 7 artists on this episode: Annie Fitzgerald, Michael Ray Pfeifer, Nigel Egg, Anna Mitchell, Captain Gravitone & the String Theory Orchestra and The Wrong Omar. And we tell you about a brewery employee whose only drinking beer & water for Lent. All on MHB!

(Aired 03/21/2019)

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Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

PLAY | 16:54
Arts Improve Economic, Social and Cultural Health: 2019 Creative MN Report

Arts Improve Economic, Social and Cultural Health: 2019 Creative MN Report

The 2019 Creative MN report is a comprehensive assessment of the impacts the arts sector has on the economic, social, and cultural health of the state of Minnesota. In this segment of Area Voices, Sheila Smith, Executive Director of MN Citizens for the Arts, explains how data was collected, the economic boon that arts create in communities, how the arts improve social culture, and the value of arts education in schools as a means of preparing kids for the workplace.

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Twin Cities Jazz Festival Comes to Crooners on Sunday March 31!

Twin Cities Jazz Festival Comes to Crooners on Sunday March 31!

The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is coming. The festival is hosted by Crooner’s in Columbia Heights, 2-7:30PM on Sunday March 31, and Jazz festival activities take place in both rooms at Crooners. When Phil Nusbaum talked with Festival founder and executive director Steve Heckler, Steve reflected on the growth of the local jazz community.

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Artist Interview: Kathy McTavish

Artist Interview: Kathy McTavish

Kathy McTavish is a cellist, a media artist, a computer coder, a composer and a creator of installation art whose exhibits create unique multi-modal, multi-sensory experiences for anyone who finds themselves inside one. Her exhibit Cloud Factory is currently showing at the Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia, MN. Cloud Factory melds quilting, computer coding, wall projections, chants and much more. Kathy spoke with us on the morning show about her exhibit.

Part 1:   PLAY |10:24
Part 2:   PLAY |10:24
Artist Interview: Mary Beth Magyar

Artist Interview: Mary Beth Magyar

Mary Beth Magyar’s hive series called Analogous is currently on exhibit in the Minnesota gallery inside the MacRostie Arts Center in Grand Rapids. John and Heidi spoke with Mary Beth about the inspirations behind her hive series, her creative process, her passion for hives and nests, and her new dog Luna.

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Boiled In Lead’s 36 Years of Musical Surprises

Boiled In Lead’s 36 Years of Musical Surprises

When you think of Independent twin cities Bands, you have to think of Boiled in Lead. The group’s thirty-plus history includes Celtic Music, rock, Eastern European traditional music and of course its own ideas. Drummer Drew Miller talked with Phil Nusbaum about what makes Boiled in Lead tick.

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Boiled In Lead Celebrates 36 Years of Musical Surprises at the Cedar in Minneapolis, Sat. March 23

Boiled In Lead Celebrates 36 Years of Musical Surprises at the Cedar in Minneapolis, Sat. March 23

When you think of Independent twin cities Bands, you have to think of Boiled in Lead. The group’s history includes Celtic Music, rock, Eastern European traditional music and of course its own ideas. Boiled in Lead celebrates its 36-year history with a show at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, 8pm on Saturday March 23. Drummer Drew Miller talked with Phil Nusbaum about what makes Boiled in Lead tick.

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