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Pride Support Network: Caring, Connecting, Empowering

Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Culture | Northern Community Radio – KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota
Ben Cahill is a Community Health Worker in the Bemidji area. He’s one of the founders of Pride Support Network, an organization dedicated to empowering and connecting LGBTQAI2s+ people with culturally relevant and affirming resources, programs, and support groups.

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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


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.


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!


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