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Counter Stories: Racism in Environmental Justice (Part 2)

Many people see environmental work as conservation, protecting the natural spaces throughout this world. But that is only part of the larger environmental justice picture. Our guests Roxxanne O’Brien and Justice Jones have been working in North Minneapolis to educate, empower and encourage urban residents to take a look at how things like air quality, water quality and green spaces effect their daily lives.

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EP206 Jessie Mae Hemphill

Jessie Mae Hemphill was a 4th generation Mississippi musician who learned how to play music from her granddaddy (as she called him).


EP205 A.C. Reed

Aaron Corthen was more commonly known in the Blues music world as A.C. Reed and was heard on countless recordings as a contributing saxophone player.


EP204 John Primer Hard Times

“Hard Times” is the title of this 2022 album by veteran Bluesman John Primer and is aptly named for our current time.


Watermark Pop-Up Market

Katie Carter talks to Leah Grunzke, the outreach coordinator at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji. They talk about the Center’s first ever outdoor pop-up market featuring hand-crafted goods from the region’s finest artisans, local musicians and food. The first of many pop-up markets to be held on Watermark’s south lawn.


MHB – PLAYING FAVORITES, PART 1

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Your host plays some of his favorite tunes from the last 10 years of broadcasting, from Dave Cofell to Joshua Schmidt. And we report on last weekend’s BREWFEST in Thief River Falls–all on MHB!

(Aired 09/15/2022)


MHB – NEW ARTISTS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! NEW ARTISTS, from Kelley Smith to Abagail Lapell to Brother Jon & Frensz, and we opine of Mankato Brewing’s RHUBY Rhubarb Sour–all on MHB!

(Aired 09/22/2022


Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Charlotte Helgeson, Director of the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN, shares all the exciting news of Campbell, including “kite time” in Northwest Minnesota!


The Untold Story of Doctor Rex Veeder and His Work

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack pays homage and respect to Doctor Rex Veeder, who passed away on September 2nd at a hospice in Arizona. A friend and mentor to numerous over his years with the SCSU English Department, Veeder’s creativity brought science and art together in surprising and effective ways that not only changed lives, but also saved lives. Joining Rex’s own words from KVSC features out of the past, local musician Leon Laudenbach talks about the Headwaters Blues Opry and political activist Justin Michael talks about the Survive and Thrive conference and journal in this glimpse into what it means to “Do This Work.”


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