Thank you listener-members!

Thank you to all our listener members who contributed to KUMD during our Spring Membership Drive! Whether you support KUMD with an annual membership or give monthly as a sustaining member, all donations keep KUMD on the air for everyone to enjoy. If you missed the drive, it’s not too late to click and join today! KUMD is handcrafted radio made possible by you. Thank you.

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4/9 Live From Studio A: Jason Vieaux

This renowned, Grammy-winning classical guitarist joined us in the studio on April 9. Vieaux , whose repertoire spans classical and contemporary music from around the world, has been described by NPR as "...perhaps the most precises and soulful classical guitarist of his generation." He performed a solo recital, presented by Matinee Musicale, on April 10 at Duluth's Pilgrim Congregational Church. Jason Vieaux Matinee Musicale

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Go Green at Glensheen

The UMD students of the Event Marketing course are putting on an event to celebrate Earth Day. The event is to spread awareness on how damaging the use of plastics is to our environment and to celebrate our Earth. There will be many activities going on during the event including engaging videos, speakers, free food and drinks, music, a bonfire with s'mores, a planter project, and yoga! See down below for more details.

Schedule for the event:
12:00 : Check-in and grab...

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UMD Graduation Seniors will get down and boogie in celebration of their upcoming graduation with The Basement at Clyde Iron Works on Thursday, September 26th. The theme this year is disco! So, come together with your fellow grads over wonderful food and groovy music, provided by The Basement. Tickets include transportation to and from Clyde Iron Works.  

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Clyde Iron Works (2920 West Michigan St.)

KUMD Album Review: Revamp and Resotration

Apr 19, 2018

Various Artists -Revamp: The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin | Restoration: Reimagining The Songs Of Elton John And Bernie Taupin

Minnesota is home to more endangered species than just the wolf.

Adam Regn Arvidson takes a look, not only at the plants and animals on the list, but which ones we value, why we value them, and what we take into consideration moving forward.

Wild and Rare: Tracking Endangered Species in the Upper Midwest is published my Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Forever Home 4/19

Apr 19, 2018

Princess

Meet Princess. She is an adult female Siamese mix. Princess is a blue eyed beauty wanting so badly for a family of her own. 

Stephanie Bower, Architectural illustration.

Take an idea from the feudal land systems of centuries ago.

Add some modern-day best practices from a legal anthropologist.

Then use art to translate law and the technology of solar energy into "layman's terms."

More information about Solar Commons is here.

Maija jenson

This weekend is the Annual UMD Student Exhibition, Reception & Award Ceremony in the Tweed Museum of Art.  Students in the University of Minnesota Art & Design Department are celebrating the Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop along with other Duluth Art venues with open studios and this student art exhibit.

KUMD members love their KUMD tshirts and sweatshirts as thank-you gifts during membership drives, but as usual, we strike pay dirt when we give away Tom Kasper.

Nicole Schneider, "Identity Series - 2", (2017), Cyanotype photograph

Where's the best art opening this week?  What shows are closing?  Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere?  Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look at Where's Art every Monday morning at 8:20am on Northland Morning.

More information about the Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop

Student Views: Music

Apr 16, 2018
Pavel Arkhipenkov

Student Views is a snapshot of life at UMD from a different perspective.  Alissa Hokr is our guest today at Student Views, talking about Vocal Jazz, being a member of a Lake Effect, in a band plus managing school and artistic work.

UMD Vocal Jazz

Northlanders rejoiced when we hit an official high temperature of 47 degrees Wednesday.

Trouble is, that's supposed to be the average temperature for this time of year.

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