by mark newcome kartarik

KUMD's Go-to Gigs 3/16

Dulutsen: Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Superior Siren, Teague Alexy, and Erik Berry
Folk/Roots, Eerie Folk, and Bluegrass bands kick off Dulutsen right! Be there or be square
Papa Charlie's
Friday, March 16 | 8:30 PM | $14 | 21+

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Teague Alexy and Erik Berry
Christine Dean for KUMD

3/14 Live from Studio A: Teague Alexy and Erik Berry

Teague Alexy's Irish immigrant grandparents inspired his love of Irish music, while one of mandolinist Erik Berry's pre-Trampled by Turtles bands was called Father McClanahan and His Irish Snake Stompers. The two found themselves comparing notes about Irish music for years before joining forces to perform and record in the genre. They released an album, Irish American , in late 2017. They joined us in the studio on March 14 to give us a preview of a run of shows they have scheduled for St....

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Protect my Public Media Blog

In a time of few common experiences, public broadcasting not something "to treat lightly"

Federal funding for public broadcasting is again on the chopping block in the President's budget proposal.
Protect my Public Media is a national advocacy group; KUMD's Maija Jenson spoke with Christina Kuzmych, the general manager at Wyoming Public Media.

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Forever Home 3/15

Mar 15, 2018


Goldie is a 6-year-old Shepherd/Retriever mix. She gets along with other dogs and is still full of energy!


Cheetah is a beautiful 8-year-old tabby cat. He is a Domestic Medium hair adult looking for a place to call his new home!


From adding fresh produce grown at UMD to today's rollout of compostable cups and straws, the U's Dining Services and Office of Sustainability are making big strides with a little tiny footprint.


There are more people than you'd think champing at the bit for road construction season to start.

Jennifer Szczyrbak

Local artist Jennifer Szczyrbak opens a show of new work at the Red Mug Coffeehouse in Superior with a reception on Saturday, March 17 at 1pm.  Szczyrbak’s show of paintings and sculpture opens alongside collage artist Martin Nelson.

The United Nation's World Water Day is coming up on March 22, 2018, a day to raise awareness of the finite nature of fresh water on earth.  MN Sea Grant suggests some ways you might celebrate this important day, this year with the theme, "Nature of Water." Listen for about how water and water shortages are affecting people worldwide and for ways you can raise your voice and a glass (of water) to celebrate World Water Day in your corner of the world.

  Minnesota Sea Grant


Remember being a little kid and kissing yourself in the mirror?

When did that stop - and why?

UMD's recent Kiss the Mirror event decided to tackle the issue head on.

(You can listen to the TED Talk that preceeded the program, Why Thinking You're Ugly Is Bad For You with Meaghan Ramsey here.)

Melissa Boyd

When Melissa Boyd started her Ojibwe language studies with elders, she discovered she was learning more than words.

For one thing, her studies were teaching her things about herself as an Anishinabe person; things that weren't included in public school or even tribal school curricula.

She believes that part of low Native graduation rates have to do with missing pieces of their education: students don't learn about themselves, their issues, their community, their strengths and their history.

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.

KUMD's Go-to Gigs 3/8

Mar 8, 2018
Four women standing in front of Lake Superior under a cloudy sky
Wolfskull Creative

Superior Siren with Nat Harvie Trio and Prone*

Superior Siren's Midwest Tour Sendoff Event! Join us and jam out while we wish the local lovelies farewellBlushFriday, March 9 | 9 PM | $5 | 18+ 

What stands out about a person when they're gone?

Carol Lafavor died in 2011, but her legacy is that of a pioneer in the places where gender, sexuality, social justice, HIV/AIDS awareness and being Native intersect.


QASU Drag Show Ticket Giveaway

Tune in Tuesday, March 20th through Thursday, March 22nd after 9pm to win!


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