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Caption: Jo Kellen, Credit: Cedar Cultural Center
Jo Kellen is a Minneapolis singer, songwriter and performance artist who was commissioned to create new work by the Jerome Foundation and the Cedar...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Jo Kellen is a local singer, songwriter and performance artist who was commissioned to create new work by the Jerome Foundation and the Cedar Cultu...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Southside Aces, Credit: Jonathan Hankin
The Southside Aces specializes in New Orleans music, and that means they prepare big time for Mardi Gras. Interviewer Phil Nusbaum sat down to talk...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Zeitgeist, Credit: Zoe Prinds-Flash
Zeitgeist, the St Paul new music group presents Yohannes Tona’s music and poetry reflecting on Yonannes’ journey from Ethiopia to the United States...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
Hoaxer is a band made up of Edmund Catlin, Peter Goggin, Will Kjeer and Charlie Lincoln. The band formed when all the players were Twin Cities high...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Our wars abroad and our wars at home. This week on the show, acclaimed graphic artist Molly Crabapple and Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham join Laur...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. John Andrew Morrow
Recently discovered texts show the peaceful relationship Islam and Christianity enjoyed for centuries.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Isaac Butler, co-author of The World Only Spins Forward
2018 is the 25th anniversary of Angels In America. Author of its oral history, The World Only Spins Forward discusses the influence of the play.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jun 22, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sawtooth Bros, Credit: Scot Ward
The Sawtooth Bros band members are in their young 20s, and have been playing together half their lives. They play in the Hilde Performance Center i...

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: City Counselor, Credit: Aaron Rice
You expect pop songs to relate to romance. But not so with City Counselor. Nicky talked to Phil Nusbaum about the inspiration for City Counselor ...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: City Counselor, Credit: Aaron Rice
You expect pop songs to relate to romance. But not so with City Counselor. The group plays at the Walker Arts center in Minneapolis during the eve...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Leah Lemm, Credit: Marla Olivia
The singing and songwriting of Leam Lemm of Minneapolis reflect both a modern sensibility and her membership in the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe. Rece...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: H. Chris Ransford
Mathematician and Physicist, Chris Ransford, elevates the debate regarding infinity, the universe, godhood, and irreducible mathematics.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John R. Gregg
Author and scholar, John Gregg, offers a tour of sex through history and culture.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Sep 23, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cover of People of Yellowstone book, Credit: Steve Horan
Today on World Footprints we will examine some troubling realities of Western conservation efforts in Africa; we’ll connect with life in Italy; tak...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: Danny Goldberg
Music executive, Danny Goldberg, discusses 1967 and the counterculture.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WETS, and KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Daina Ramey Berry
A historian and a journalist speak about the devaluation of human life past and present in America.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Captain Gravitone CD Cover Art, Credit: Al Fack
Every once in a while you learn of a group that really is different than all others. Such is the case with Captain Gravitone and the String Theory ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 07:21
Caption: Drew Bekius
Former evangelical preacher-turned-atheist tells his story and his hope for understanding between evangelicals and atheists.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Celene Lillie
All the origin myths of Rome are rape narratives. Dr. Celene Lillie has found resistance to Rome's culture of rape and domination in Gnostic texts...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Laura Everett
The problem of outsourcing of education and mental health services in prisons to evangelical Christian ministries and the challenge transit violenc...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bobb Fantauzzo, Credit: Andrea Canter
Like many good things, Bobb Fantauzzo’s recent music is both new and old. Both the Native American flute and jazz have been around awhile, but putt...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 07:38
Caption: Davu Seru, Credit: Andrea Canter
His main musical means of expression is improvising, but he also composes. As it turns out it’s not as crazy a combination as it might seem. Davu S...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 08:09
Caption: Zack Baltich, Credit: Matt Barber
If you want to know about a creative spirit, take the case of Zack Baltich. Zack synthesizes his informal and formal music experiences to create so...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: Angie Coiro with Antonio Garcia Martinez, Credit: Carolee Hazard
Technology veteran and now author, Antonio García Martínez, discusses his new book, Chaos Monkeys. Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacen...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 1