Anthony checks in with Georgia about the recent developments in the Mohamad Noor Case and talks with Dr. Kim Park Nelson, Ethnic Studies Professor at Winona State University about how important ethnic studies education is to our current moment of reckoning.
Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Songs with SMILE in the title, including a new composition by Greg Connor & Carl Unbehaun, plus scads of tunes that’ll make you smile. Two tunes by new artists, Manny & Debbie Cortez, and a few non-smiling songs tossed in. Plus we report on the the Northwest Brewfest held in Thief River Falls last weekend–all on MHB!
The new song by NUNNABOVE is called “Connection.” NUNNABOVE is a group of four brothers and sisters from Woodbury who perform and record their own brand of pop. When Phil Nusbaum visited with the group, the talked turned to how NUNNABOVE fans were really liking the musical introduction to Connection.
This remix of a previous show features two Afghan organizers who give us a brief lesson on the history of Afghanistan and colonization. We talk about the US interference that caused the recent Taliban takeover of Kabul and how it is impacting the vast Afghan diaspora. IG: @HandsOffAfghanistan
Gillian Bedford has been painting and exhibiting for decades. Her most recent exhibit “Landscapes and Abstracts of the North Woods” is currently on view at the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids, MN. Her daughter Amara Bedford is showing her first solo art show “A Visual Celebration of Nature as our Healer” across the street at the Old Central School in Grand Rapids. They’ve been inspiring and supporting each other creatively for decades. In this Area Voices learn about their individual journeys with art, how their family life cultivated wonder, Amara’s focus on art as therapy, their individual styles and processes, and of course their exhibits!
Brianna Geer directs the on-stage performances of “The Outsider” in Middle River, during “the town’s annual “Goose Festival” where hundreds of people come to hunt goose and have family fun over seven days. Brianna is a music teacher in Karlstad, MN.
This is an old picture – we’d never risk leaving out a bird feeder (yes, that’s what that UFO-looking thing is), not this summer. Today on Stay Human, tales from the Drought of ’21 — how the critters are getting by, including the human critters: Terry O’Brien is crying in her garden, Scott Stowell reports from Ely on The Silence of the Lawns, and Matthew Miltich tells the story of “The Three Bears and We.”
The empty lot where the former Roberts Shoes Building once stood has become a lively art space connected to the community around Lake Street. KFAI’s Sheila Regan talked with artists involved with the Lake Street Truth Collective about how the empty lot has become a vibrant new center of artmaking and truth-telling.