Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Matthew Santos is a Minneapolis born singer and songwriter who is a two-time Grammy nominee, and currently the lead vocalist of the Chicago-based band MONAKR. He talks with host Will Moore about touring overseas with Dessa, where the band got its synthy sound, and more.
Joyce Sutphen is Minnesota’s Poet Laureate. Here Joyce Sutphen recites her poem, “Everyday Disasters.” The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day.