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On this episode of Art Beat we enter a fantasy realm of magic, swords and dragons with Minnesota author James Petrillo. Petrillo’s most recent nove...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 44:44
Caption: Courtney Burton, Credit: Tera Girardin
Courtney Burton’ Court’s In Session hosts a big event coming to A440 studios in New Hope next Saturday night. It’s not only a concert but a video a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hula Peppers, Credit: Elizabeth Rowan
The Hula Peppers plays an original blend of music styles from a mix of traditions predating 1939. Gary Powell is an original Hula Pepper, and he to...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hula Peppers, Credit: Elizabeth Rowan
The Hula Peppers plays music from a mix of traditions, and all of it predates 1939. Catch the group at the Schooner Tavern in south Minneapolis, We...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Patrick Adkins, Credit: Andrea Canter
Jon Morgan curates Wednesday nights at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis. It is a night when local jazz players try out musical ideas and experim...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Common Ground Company, Credit: Tim McG Photography
The Minneapolis-based Common Ground Company is part of the new wave of bluegrass bands. In this report, Phil Nusbaum talks with Jorgan Wadkins and ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sophia Shorai, Credit: Bernadette Pollard
Jazz singer Sophia Shorai is a great song interpreter, who enjoys singing in front of small instrumental groups. When Sophia got together with Int...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sophia Shorai, Credit: Bernadett Pollard
Jazz singer Sophia Shorai sings this New Year’s Eve in the Williamsburg Room of the Lexington Restaurant in Saint Paul. Sophia is fronting bassist ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Results from the First Annual KAXE/KBXE Book Awards and and interview with the Reader's Choice Award, Amy Thielen.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 26:00
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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
Caption: Grace's wonderful book collection.
We hear about listener-readers' favorite books from the summer, and we learn about a community member's book collection on our new feature, Show Me...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:59
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Theo Chocolate was founded in 2006 by Joe Whinney and Debra Music and is based in Seattle, USA. The company is known as being the first organic, fa...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 33:16
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In this audio piece, among other things, we learn how she joined The New Yorker’s staff and how her illustrations are infused with a particular kin...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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Cailo Chocolate was founded in 2016 by the Castillo and Carniello families and is based in Perth, Australia. The bean-to-bar producer sources its c...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:56
Caption: Matra, Credit: Alison Bents
Matra presents its CD Release Concert at the Cedar Cultural Center this Friday night. The group is influenced by many music styles, but does not se...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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Interview with Jonathan Lethem on his new book "More Alive and Less Lonely" and listener-reader reviews

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 10:46
Caption: Red Lake Local Food Initiative, Credit: from Red Lake Local Food Initiative website
The Red Lake Local Food Initiative has broken the ground on some new community gardens. They’re hoping to encourage a healthy lifestyle through tra...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 09:28
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We talk with Samson Longtin, Business Equity Liaison of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency and renowned poetic storyteller, Oba William King...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 16:28
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We talk with Connie Cox from Itasca State Park about Mary Gibbs, the first woman park commissioner in the nation.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 15:22
  • Purchases: 1
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In this installment, producer Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Cassy Keyport, Director of Library Services and Tribal Archives at Red Lake Nation College...

  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 09:12
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On Paddle Minnesota today Jared Munch talks with Jim Gallagher about his 1400 mile, 49 day circumnavigation of Lake Superior on a stand-up paddle b...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 12:50
Caption: Emerson Hunton at the drums, Credit: Andrea Canter
Twin Cities Weekend is a five minute feature that keeps listeners up to date on what's happening the following weekend. Artist interviews and music...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Becky J and Rahjta Ren, Credit: Jim Larson
When Becky J and Rahjta Ren perform, it's a close collaboration between a great singer and an imaginative keyboardist.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paquita Williams (L) and Laura Lane (R)
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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In his first Book former Newark Mayor Sharpe James write about his career as the leader of New Jersey's largest City and has good things to say abo...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00