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Noticing

Noticing



Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.

Soul-Study

Soul-Study

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.


A Brief Afghan History Lesson REMIX

A Brief Afghan History Lesson REMIX

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


EP179 Memphis Minnie

EP179 Memphis Minnie

Tribute to one of Blues music’s great contributors, Memphis Minnie.


Gillian & Amara Bedford: A legacy of creativity, positivity, and love

Gillian & Amara Bedford: A legacy of creativity, positivity, and love

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!


Continuing the Conversation: Critical Race Theory

Continuing the Conversation: Critical Race Theory

In this Area Voices segment, Magie Baumgartner discusses how being called a racist can be the beginning of critically important bridge-building as well as how Critical Race Theory expands understanding of history.


Drought of ’21

Drought of ’21

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.”


Art and Repair on Lake Street

Art and Repair on Lake Street

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.


An expert talks COVID and vaccines for kids as in person classes return

An expert talks COVID and vaccines for kids as in person classes return

Many kids are heading back to in-person school, even as the Delta variant is spreading quickly. Dr. Jill Foster, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School, joined Ann to talk about vaccines for kids and what parents can do to keep their kids healthy.

WTIP’s The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Jim McGowan joins The Roadhouse

Jim McGowan joins The Roadhouse

The “unofficial Roadhouse one-man house band” Jim McGowan stopped by Studio A to play a few songs and chat with Annie and Julie.

WTIP’s The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Soul-Representation

Soul-Representation

Anthony checks in with Georgia about the recent high speed chase leading to more community deaths questioning our willingness to change. Our hosts also check in with entertainment reporter Neal Justin about how he is experiencing this moment and the willingness to change narratives in media and entertainment


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