You've been locked up for domestic violence. You're released back to your community. How do you become a part of that community again? With people from the community helping you, in a Men As Peacemakers' program called Domestic Violence Restorative Circles. "It's a very powerful process," says Amy Brooks, Victim Advocacy Coordinator, "but it's very moving."
Back in December, we met the members of the Minneapolis collective Kriyative Emblems of a Blue Soul Renaissance, performing as 26Bats ! The drummer of that group, Warren Thomas Fenzi , is the creative force behind this band. We found out more about the project and heard some tunes when they joined us Live from Studio A on July 21, 2017. They performed the following night at the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth. WTF
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Naturalist Larry Weber talks about his many finds this week, including Indian pipe (thriving in shady woods), basswood trees that are in bloom, mushrooms, and Queen Anne's Lace, blooming in northwestern Wisconsin. Many songbirds are quieting down now that the fledglings are leaving the nest, although goldfinches are only now starting to nest. Young frogs are maturing, fawns and bear cubs are out exploring with their mothers, and masses of mayflies are emerging to briefly breed before they die.