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.
Jim Falbo has a base in classical guitar, but he is a lover of many music styles. In advance of his Studio Z show in Saint Paul this Friday night, he talks to Phil Nusbaum about his performing philosophy.
This Women’s Words from KUMD features Sheila Packa, a recent Duluth poet laureate, reading two poems, “Not Just Bread,” a found poem from the writings of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and “Oliver Mine, WWII,” about women who worked in the iron mines in northern Minnesota. These two poems are part of her new work, The Vermilion Trail. Recently, she combined this work with the music of cellist Kathy McTavish to create Night Train / Red Dust, which was performed this summer at The Fringe Festival in the Twin Cities.