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.
Mankwe Ndosi presents Great Black music December Mondays at 9PM at the Icehouse in Minneapolis. This Monday’s performance is by Solar Sistren. Solar Sistren is an improvisational group. One instrument might take the playing in a direction. Then, subtle changes occur and you wind up going in another. Phil Nusbaum went to one of the rehearsals. Let’s check out a little.
Note: MAN-kwee n-DO-see (the “N” in Ndosi is pronounced like the “n” in number or nelson. This sound is sometimes represented thusly: n’.
We wrap up our look at Lake of the Woods County with odds and ends left over from our chat with Marlys Hirst of the Lake of the Woods County Historical Society. Today we talk about an Air Force base that was once located in the L.O.W. area from the late 50s through the late 70s and one of the newer industries in the county today.