Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities

18 Unique Stations from Border to Border

Minnesota Arts, Culture and History programs created from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

Joy Labs with Sarah Johnson

Today on Art Beat we talked with Sarah Johnson, the Joy Labs Founder to hear more about their collaboration with the Winona Public Library. The project is focusing on creating a positive space for youth in Winona while emphasizing an increase in mental health programming. She talked all about the project, what mental health means to her, and the benefits that this project will bring. I’m Brylee Harris, stick around as we hear more about mental health, art-based programming from Sarah Johnson today on Art Beat.
Original Air Date: 04/05/22.
Art Beat is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

EP201 Reflecting Back

A look back at the past 200 episodes of “Cruising the Blues With Mr. Jack”.

EP200 The Chris Duarte Group

Chris Duarte hails from Texas and has a great defining sound all his own in the Blues Rock genre.


Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Nothing but DUOS on this episode, including Curtis & Loretta, Sardine Brothers, and Two Tone, plus you host tries Castle Danger Cream Ale (but not in the studio)–all on MHB!

(Aired 05/12/2022)

EP199 The 1991 Chicago Blues Fest P2

Part 2 of the opening night of the 8th Annual Chicago Blues Fest held on Friday, June 14th, 1991.

EP198 The 1991 Chicago Blues Fest P1

A trip back in time to 1991 and the 8th Annual Chicago Blues Fest.

Mr. Music in Northwest Minnesota!

Crookston, MN native Phil McKenzie has an impressive portfolio of educational degrees and high-profile experience within the world of music! His journey and his strong support of the arts in Minnesota is told in a humble way…… of gratitude.

First Friday Cont’d: Bemidji, Brainerd, and Jeremy Messersmith!

It’s spring! Yay! Creative energy is in the air all over northern Minnesota! In this segment, we continue our conversations about first Friday arts events with updates on new exhibits in Brainerd and Bemidji and a conversation with singer songwriter Jeremy Messersmith who has been working with students young and old in the Brainerd area this week. Jeremy will perform at Central Lakes College tonight at 7pm!

First Friday Grand Rapids!

Every first Friday of the month we check in with Katie Marshall from the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids to find out what will be happening on First Friday. Katie did not disappoint today! Artists in the attic, reading challenges, live music, a printmaking workshop and and exhibit that consists of 98 pieces, each less than 10″ in size! All that and a soon-to-be ice cream truck make this First Friday in May pretty magical!

The Good Stuff

This week on Stay Human, we’re breaking out the good stuff: stories about the things that we just can’t let go of, things found and lost and found again, and the stuff we’ve still got when we’ve gotten rid of all that other stuff. An hour of story and song on Stay Human.

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McKnight FoundationPohlad family foundationThe Minneapolis FoundationSaint Paul & Minnesota Foundation