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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...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:38
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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
Caption: Boiled in Lead, Credit: Susan Esbjornson
When you think of Independent twin cities Bands, you have to think of Boiled in Lead. The group’s thirty-plus history includes Celtic Music, rock, ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Red Planet, Credit: Andrea Canter
Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, Dean on the guitar, Chris Bates on the bass and Jay Epstein is the drummer. The group also expands to include others such...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Red Planet, Credit: Andrea Canter
Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, has it’s regular third-Monday of the month show at the Black Dog in Saint Paul, March 18 from 7 to 9PM. It’s a group Dean...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Brass Lassie, Credit: Trevor Rodriguez
Brass Lassie. The name tells you it is Celtic with horns added and predominantly women. Brass Lassie plays at the Ice House in Minneapolis Sunday F...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Fuzzy Math. It’s a jazz group that enjoys close passes with pop. Fuzzy Math plays in the Twin Cities and beyond. But Fuzzy Math? And it’s a Jazz Gr...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: New Riverside Ramblers, Credit: Benny Moreno
The New Riverside Ramblers is a Minneapolis-based Cajun music band that has been entertaining dancers and listeners for decades. Phil Nusbaum talke...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: New Riverside Ramblers, Credit: Benny Moreno
The New Riverside Ramblers is a Minneapolis-based Cajun music band that has been around for decades. You can catch the band at Vieux Carre this Sat...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: The Common Ground Company, Credit: Tim McG Photography
The Minneapolis-based Common Ground Company is part of the new wave of bluegrass bands. And you can catch them this Tuesday, and every Tuesday in J...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
Hoaxer is a band made up of Edmund Catlin, Peter Goggin, Will Kjeer, Charlie Lincoln. The band formed when all the players were Twin Cities high sc...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Arna Rennan is one of a small group of artists who respond to both traditional style and the cutting edges of Nordic traditional music. In her musi...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Scott Keever, Credit: Ben Zvan
Scott Keever is a composer and guitarist who works with many different styles. In a recent conversation with interviewer Phil Nusbaum, Scott told h...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00