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One Voice Mixed Chorus Provides Sanctuary

One Voice Mixed Chorus is one of the largest GLBT and Allied choruses in the nation. In the past, the chorus has used music to tell the GLBT story but in 2018 their musical focus turned to Minnesota’s rich immigrant history. Britt Aamodt plays music from One Voice’s “Sanctuary.”

RECENT STORIES

Centerstage Minnesota, January 14, 2022

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Wayward, Idle Hands, The Cactus Blossoms, Ron Arsenault, Jose James, Lydia Liza and more.


The Adventurer & Her Husband

Polly Keith Scotland’s new book The Adventurer & Her Husband takes readers along for the hike in places including Nepal, Cambodia, Canada, the Rocky Mountains, Utah and even Mont Blanc. She stopped by the KBXE studio to talk about the book, how her adventuresome life began, and how she hopes her book inspires readers.


Centerstage Minnesota, January 7, 2022

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Corey Medina & Brothers,Sugar on the Roof, The Cactus Blossoms, Becky Kapell, Annie Mack, Lance Bendson, Brothers Burn Mountain and more.


Russ White: Face Value

Russ White’s exhibit Face Value opens tonight at the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids. He joined the morning show to talk about his work, his need for multiple creative channels, and his medium of choice: colored pencils.


Catching up with the hosts of Roadhouse past

The locally produced variety show, The Roadhouse, debuted in 1999, with hosts Walt Rasmussen, Bob Carter and Buck Benson. The program has had a changing roster of hosts over the years and is currently hosted by Dave Tersteeg, Brian Neil, and Julie Carlson, and for the last 12 years has been produced by Annie Possis.

A Friday evening tradition on North Shore Radio, the program has featured countless live musical acts and hundreds of interviews, ranging from the science of climate change to how to properly roast a Thanksgiving turkey. Frequent guests to the
the show have included local and regional authors, artists, researchers, scientists, and musical performers.

Beginning Jan. 14, The Roadhouse will shift to a volunteer-produced music show with a special focus on weekend events, featuring local event and music announcements and a fun music mix, and will air live from 4 to 6 on Fridays. Our local and regional music program, the Scenic Route, produced and hosted by Will Moore, will move to 6 p.m.

To celebrate twenty-plus years of the Roadhouse, we invited past hosts to share stories of their most memorable moments on air. Joining Dave, Brian, and Julie are Buck Benson, Bob Carter, Mike Raymond, Dick Swanson, CJ Heithoff, Tracy Benson, Debbie Benedict, and Will Moore.

WTIP’s The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Climatologist Mark Seeley on recent record-breaking weather events

It’s been a week of very strange weather, so we wanted to check in with one of our favorite experts, Mark Seeley. He’s a climatologist and MPR commentator. He spoke with Brian to give his thoughts on the recent weather events in Minnesota.

WTIP’s The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Jim McGowan live in-studio on Roadhouse

We’re celebrating twenty-plus years of the Roadhouse, and who better the join us than Roadhouse regular Jim McGowan. Jim joined Dave, Julie, and Brian in the studio to perform a few songs and chat about what’s he’s been up to.

WTIP’s The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


MHB – MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF SONGWRITERS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Another episode featuring members of the Minnesota Association of Songwriters, including Paul Vance, Ellis Delaney, and newbie, Terry Kennedy Lares. And we report on our trip to Beaver Island Brewery in St. Cloud–all on MHB!

(Aired 01/06/2022)


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McKnight FoundationPohlad family foundationThe Minneapolis FoundationSaint Paul & Minnesota Foundation