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.
Many immigrants who move to Minnesota find community through religion. But for one Venezuelan who grew up Jewish and came to Minnesota to join a dance company, this wasn’t so easy to do. KFAI’s Nancy Rosenbaum reports.
The Bad Companions are a Minneapolis band formed relatively recently in 2011. The players in The Bad Companions are a who’s who of players that have been fixtures of the Twin Cities rockabilly and roots music scene for years. The Vibro Champs, Stockcar Named Desire, Jack Knife and the Sharps, and Cadillac Kolstad are a few of the musical acts that have featured these players in the past. The Bad Companions blend modern themes, and a little bit of punk, with Rockabilly, Swingin’ Blues, and occasionally Surf music. Bad Companions leader Al Subola, and Scott “Frenchy” Fremont met up with Charlie Pulkrabek at south Minneapolis coffee shop to talk about music and stuff. Music also from Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club, Denny Malmberg Quartet with Charmin Michelle, The Vibro Champs, Bob Mould, Tommy Stinson, Grandpaboy, and Julie Johnson and the No-Accounts.