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Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Music

Every Child Matters: Bemidji’s 1st Orange Shirt Day

Bemidji recently held its first Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters event. Attendees recognized the significant impact residential boarding schools have had on Indigenous communities. They shared stories, celebrated lives, sent prayers, and raised hope.


Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! It’s our monthly tribute to members of the MN Association of Songwriters, all holiday tunes, including artists Colleen Dillion, Bob Muscovitz, Greg Connor and more!. And we report on a Denver beer called “Pretzel Assassin–all on MHB!

(Aired December 2 2021)

Racism, Sexism, and White Women

Through anecdotal stories, What’s Up With White Women? invites white women to look closely at their life experiences in an effort to generate awareness of their role in perpetuating patterns of injustice. Authors Ilsa Govan and Tilman Smith joined the morning show to discuss the missteps they made that inspired the book as well as ways white women can ultimately be agents of change in their communities

Centerstage Minnesota, November 26, 2021

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Lady Midnight, Soo Line Loons, The Slamming Doors, Sarah Morris, Kind Country, Leslie Rich and the Rocket Soul Choir and more.

Erin Schwab and Jay Fuchs are Naughty and Nice at Crooners, December 10-12

Erin Schwab and Jay Fuchs used to do a naughty Christmas Show at Crooners, and a nice one too. But this year, they combine naughty and nice in a single show, and perform three nights, Friday and Sunday December 10 – 12 at Crooner’s. Phil Nusbaum caught Erin and Jay thinking about the song Love is Chrismas. He asked what was nice about it.

Surprising Double Bills Every Monday Night this December at the Icehouse in Minneapolis

Guitarist Zacc Harris curates Monday nights this December at the Icehouse in Minneapolis. Doors open at 6 with music starting at 8PM. Each show is a double bill. So there will be plenty of space not only for bands Zacc plays in, but for groups with contrasting styles. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Zacc Harris talked about his curatorial style.


Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Songs of thanksgiving and gratefulness on this episode, including tunes by Bruce Caswell, The Starfolk and freshly-written tunes by The Coffee Table Songwriters and Carl Unbehaun/Greg Connor. All on MHB!

Aireed 11/25/2021

Ross Sutter Performs Swedish Music at Christmas and All Year Round

Ross Sutter researches and performs traditional Swedish songs and tunes at Christmas and all-year round. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Ross tells of some of the rare songs and tunes he’s come up with.

Minneapolis 2021 City Election Recap

In this special episode of Real College Podcast reporter Isaac Maruyama takes the reins once again to bring you a breakdown of the election results! Coming up we have a look at which ballot measures passed, how ranked choice voting played out in the mayoral election, a look at each ward’s City Council election results, and a rundown of the Board of Estimate and Taxation, and Park Board’s election results!
Ballot Measures- 0:37,
Mayoral Election- 6:43,
City Council- 10:04,
Board of Estimate of Taxation & Park Board- 25:56

Crooners’ Presents the Story of the Rondo Neighborhood through Song on Tuesday November 30

Rondo 56 tells how the Rondo neighborhood in Saint Paul was changed when Interstate 94 was built right through it. Rondo 56 includes music by a combination of T Michael Rampbo, Thomassina Petra, Charmin Michelle and Dan Chouinard. Phil Nusbaum went to a rehearsal of the group and talked to Dan and T Michael. Dan explained how interstate construction was set in motion.

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