Stay Human

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota

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This program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

Stay Human is a mix of music, conversation and spoken word to give us all a little encouragement. The program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


294 Pieces

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We're far-flung this week on Stay Human, swimming the world with Carolyn King, and hearing what it's like to be 5000 miles from home, the lure of t...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Love birds and broken hearts on Stay Human today. From “Chocolate High” to “Blue Valentine”, stories and music covering the waterfront of emotions...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2021
  • Length: 59:32
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Where do songs come from? And where do they go once we've sung them? We're taking a peek Behind the Song today on Stay Human, with songwriters, m...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Give chance a chance, today on Stay Human - stories of the random accident, the lucky break and the perfect chance, from Matthew Miltich, Jason Sco...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 1
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It's a Drum Thing this week on Stay Human. The power of percussion, from Deer River Ojibwe drum teacher Andy Jackson, World Drummer Robin Anders, ...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:07
  • Purchases: 1
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I'm really getting restless now, let's get on with it! Hit the re-set button with me today on Stay Human. Gail Blackmer makes room for the new by...

Bought by Angelica Community Radio and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 59:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Word Up, this Sunday on Stay Human. Essays and stories about the word, the magic of every incantation. Steve Downing diagrams a sentence, Terry O’...

Bought by KICI Iowa City and Angelica Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:27
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on Stay Human, we’re taking the long view: instead of predictions and prayers for 2021, we consider the possibilities for 2071 A.D. – how...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:40
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It's potluck today on Stay Human. We've got lefsa and latkes, pumpkin pie and steamed pork buns, Gourmet volleyball, uneaten lutefisk, and how pot...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 56:43
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With plenty of time to sit around and think, we're thinking abut genius today on Stay Human - what is it, and what makes for it? Experts today on ...

Bought by KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 59:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Stay Human is inching out on thin ice later this afternoon. Matthew Miltich has a new story, “Of Ice and Men”.. We'll light up some ice luminarie...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
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Let’s get lost today on Stay Human – stories from Cate Belleveau about the Lost Forty, and about Count Beltrami getting lost in the woods; Cory Kol...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Stay Human, our Professor of Pop Culture recommends streaming Turkey-day movies on this very, very 2020 Thanksgiving. We’ll have some...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 59:18
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Red Green used to say "It doesn't matter if it's duct tape or zip ties -- fixed is fixed!" Do-it-yourselfers on Stay Human today, with tips on how ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:31
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This Sunday on Stay Human, stories about The Neighborhood, and how fortunate we are to have good neighbors - especially in northern Minnesota, we c...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:13
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We're on the edge today, on Stay Human. Have always admired this Kurt Vonnegut quote, but now I realize, he doesn't mention the vertigo... Today's...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:07
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The Global Commission on Appearances reminds you, in times of stress, try to look your best! Today on Stay Human, stories of radical hair styes, ...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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We're going underground! Matthew Miltich reveals what's hidden beneath Grand Rapids. Jeremiah Liend reports from the underground arts scene in Bemi...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 59:16
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Tune in to Stay Human for a celebration in words and music of Indigenous Peoples Day. The Mayor of Grand Rapids reads the official resolution, and ...

Bought by KALW and KBUT Crested Butte, Colo.


  • Added: Oct 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Falling leaves and compost piles, October Song and the turning wheel, this week on Stay Human. Stories, essays and poetry from Robert Jevne, Terry ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:56