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Special Episode – Emerging Voices

In this special episode, we bring you the conversation our producer, Hlee Lee, moderated at a recent event celebrating the 20th anniversary of ThreeSixty Journalism, a nonprofit providing journalism training to youth of color. The five panelists are all graduates of the program, have taken what they learned and applied it to their careers in various fields. Guests: Evan Odegard Pereira, Amolak Sing, Victoria Turcios Laparra, Feven Gerezgiher, Aaliyah Demry

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Tonight on The Live Feed we’re heading back to the Boats and Bluegrass festival to hear from Kind Country. Playing their own blend of cosmic americana, folk and jam grass; the band aims to create a little musical bliss in every performance. Now, stick around to hear Kind Country LIVE from Boats and Bluegrass 2021 on The Live Feed.
Original air date: 04/29/22.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University.
The Sound is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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Original air date: 04/15/22.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University.
The Sound is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Boats & Bluegrass ’21: Dead Horses

Tonight on The Live Feed we’re heading back to the Boats and Bluegrass festival to hear from folk band, Dead Horses. The Duo from Milwaukee describes themselves as a not a band in a traditional sense but, performs through an intimate and folk-inspired conversation. I’m Katelyn Steuer, kick back and relax as we take you back to the Boats and Bluegrass festival for Dead Horses LIVE, tonight on The Live Feed
Original air date: 04/08/22.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University.
The Sound is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Conservation Corps MN/IA with Hollis Emery

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Original air date: 05/30/22.

Culture Clique is written and produced by KQAL on the campus of Winona State University and is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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