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Caption: Delphia Cello Quartet, Credit: Kate Wilson
The Delphia Cello Quartet plays a mix of classical music and pop and folk songs, all arranged for 4 cellos. Phil Nusbaum asked manager Julia Flober...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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The science writer Erik Vance says that present-day brain scientists are like the astronomers of old: They unsettled humanity’s sense of itself by...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: House on Fire Band, Credit: Joel Shapira
The house on Fire Band with songs written by Chris Hepola mixes tight arrangements with improvisation. And you might say it tends to be a little da...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: House on Fire Band, Credit: Joel Shapira
The house on Fire Band with songs written by Chris Hepola plays at the Ice House Monday Sept 9 about 10:30, and every Monday in September at that p...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: JC Sanford , Credit: Andrea Canter
JC Sanford leads a trio, called Triocracy as well as a quartet. With two saxophones and a trombone, JC considers the trio chamber jazz. In a conver...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Emma and Jacob Taggart are a brother and sister piano duet from Blaine, Minnesota. They play concerts, they tour and they’ve been featured on TV an...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Emma and Jacob Taggart are a brother and sister piano duet from Blaine. They play concerts, they tour and they’ve been featured on TV and radio. An...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra, Credit: Steve Rouch
The Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra has been entertaining audiences for decades. The next chance to listen to the massed mandolins will be at Como Lak...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Space, Credit: Andrea Canter
Space is a Twin Cities Jazz group whose members are young veterans. Members are jack Courtright, trombone; Will Schmid on the guitar, keyboardist P...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Space, Credit: Andrea Canter
Space is a Twin Cities Jazz group whose players are young veterans. jack Courtright plays the trombone; Will Schmid on the guitar, the keyboardist ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
The physicist Leonard Mlodinow changes how we think about the agency we have in shaping our own destinies. As a scientist, he works with principles...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Esther Perel has changed our discourse about sexuality and coupledom with her TED talks, her books, and her singular podcast, "Where Should We Begi...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: KBEM logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
John Penny started in music as a jazz guitarist, but found that he loved composing. He writes for bands he is part of, and he also composes such th...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Journalist and director of arts and culture for the city of Detroit Rochelle Riley interviews author Marie Benedict.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cody Steinmann, Credit: Kyndal Johnson
Cody Steinmann leads the Sightless Quartet. It’s a jazz group that that is open to influence by other contemporary genres, such as pop and metal. T...

  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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As a young priest, he sexually abused boys in his parish. In high school, she was sexually abused by her Catholic teacher, a former nun. Today, the...

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:43
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Poet Rob Carney discusses his collection, The Book of Sharks. He also recites several poems from memory.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Emily Kastrul, Credit: Taylor Doniskey
Sister Species combines a pop sensibility with orchestral arrangements. It’s song lyrics come ultimately from a combination of lived experience and...

  • Added: May 19, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Minnesota guitarist Michael Hauser has had a 50-plus year flamenco guitar career based in the Twin Cities. Michael’s work is built on multiple trip...

  • Added: May 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Minnesota guitarist Michael Hauser has had a 50-plus year flamenco guitar career based in the Twin Cities. He plays May 14 at the Robert Trail libr...

  • Added: May 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: High 48s, Credit: Greg Johnson
The high 48s is a long-lasting group and has several CDs to its credit. Phil Nusbaum talked with High 48s fiddler and vocalist Eric Christopher abo...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: High 48s, Credit: Greg Johnson
The high 48s plays in Zumbrota at Crossings at Carnegie, Saturday May 4. The group is a long-lasting one and has several CDs to its credit. Phil Nu...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 08:00