Recent songs by Pavielle French reflect her deep disappointment with the deep cultural rifts that came to the forefront with the George Floyd Murder in 2020. The release of her new songs coincides with a CD called “Sovereign.” When Pavielle discussed the songs with Phil Nusbaum, she first tells where the inspiration for cultural commentary in music comes from.
Minnesota is known for its abundance of natural outdoor spaces, but not everyone feels safe, knowledgeable or comfortable utilizing these spaces. Camping and fishing are among the most popular outdoor activities of the crew and our special guest, Asha Shoffner, who organizes and leads outings by and for the BIPOC community.
In 1886, no one expected much from Carrie H. Lippincott. She was a single woman in desperate need of money when she launched what would become one of the most successful seed businesses of the era. She was so successful two rivals popped up in her backyard. But were they really the Three Seedswomen of Minneapolis–or Carrie and two men pretending to be women to steal her customers? KFAI’s Britt Aamodt tells the story of the seedswoman of Minneapolis.
In this episode of Real College Podcast we will hear from fellow students about how to get involved on campus, discuss the return of the COVID freshman to a now open campus, have conversations about going to school out of state, get the downlow on all of the cool spots on campus, and discover one fun summer activity that wont break the bank!
1:10- How to Get Involved- Max Kaelberer,
6:20- A Tale of Two Colleges- Isaac Maruyama,
17:40- Going to School Out of State- Emma Morris,
29:25- Campus Travel Guide- Ethan Olson,
35:15- Summer Fun: St. Paul Saints- Casey McCabe
Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including The Roe Family Singers, Sonny Knight & the Lakers, Mayda, Miss Myra and The Moonshiners, Diet Folk and more.
Today on Stay Human, we visit with people who open doors to the past – through the archives at the Iron Range Resource Center, across the Cumberland Pass, in the classroom, in birch bark canoes, and at national sites like Mount Vernon. Keeping heritage alive, and feeling the past in our bones.
It is hard to stay open and curious when someone give us feedback. Especially when the feedback doesn’t match our self-image. It is an important skill to receive and learn from feedback.
As the Greenwood Fire and other fires continue, there may be health impacts (such as smog) that will impact local residents and nearby communities. Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni , an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, joined Brian to talk about the impacts of poor air quality as well as the intersection of climate change and health.
“Sensational: the Hidden History of America’s ‘Girl Stunt Reporters'”, is a new book that focuses on women journalists who put themselves undercover in dangerous situations to expose societal ills in the 1880s and 1890s. The author of the book, Kim Todd, joined Ann to tell us more.