The Untold Story of Aar Maanta and The Urban Nomads Visiting St. Cloud with the Midnimo Project

The Untold Story of Aar Maanta and The Urban Nomads Visiting St. Cloud with the Midnimo Project

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In today’s episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with internationally renowned musician Aar Maanta and members of his band The Urban Nomads. Based in London, Aar Maanta is considered a leading musical voice for a new Somali generation that has mostly experienced exile from their war-torn country.

Following a long and winding path to get to Minnesota, Aar Maanta is in town as part of the Midnimo Project, a partnership with KVSC, the Paramount Center for the Arts, SCSU, and the Cedar Cultural Center, and they played the Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud in October of 2018.

This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.