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3/3 Live from Studio A: Slamming Doors

Adam Herman fronts this Iron Range roots-rock band, who are releasing their second album, St. John's Dance . We caught up with the band and found out what they've been up to since their last visit when members joined us in the studio on March 3, 2017. They had a CD release show the next night at Pizza Luce in Duluth.

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Radio Theatre - Duluth is so cool we have rush lines, too

If you're hoping to get in to see the Duluth Playhouse's production of Disney's The Lion King JR. , well, Duluth has sold out shows just like the Big Cities ... and rush lines (or lists), too.

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 For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, League of Women Voters Duluth, keeping women engaged in politics.

KUMD is pleased to share a new, student produced program "Student Views: Life at UMD from a Different Perspective."  You can catch "Student Views" on KUMD every other Monday at 8 am on Northland Morning and you can subscribe to the podcast so you don't  miss a single episode.

This week on Student Views, host Pavel Arkhipenkov welcomes Mueez Ahmed from the UMD Muslim Student Association.  Check it out!

Sam Quackenbush

Can there be too much enthusiasm for public transportation? 

The Duluth Transit Authority is currently grappling with that situation.

This Sunday the international film festival "Building Bridges" kicks off at Zinema 2 in Duluth and it's free.  Hosted by the UMD department of Foreign Languages and Literature, the festival opens with classics like "The Cranes are Flying" about World War II but also includes contemporary film "American Dreams in China" from 2013.

Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Evelyne Ruth Hall; Olympic Silver Medalist athlete from Minnesota, 1932.


Fyn Kynd Photography [via Flickr]

Larry Weber talks about the return of the cold temperatures - not really as unseasonable as people may think - as well as the return of many migrating birds, and other signs that, regardless of the cold snap, spring will be here soon.

The UMD School of Fine Arts Dean Bill Payne talks with us about the Theatre Department's current production of teh Scott McPherson play Marvin's Room, a comedy of family connections.  Payne, the show's director, shares with us that the way it deals with the theme of caring for a bedridden parent are very relatable to a wide audience, as dealing with illness and loss are universally experience

For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Mary Murphy; MN Representative for Hometown for over 40 years.

 


Emily Bestler Books

Our guest on this episode of MN Reads is Mindy Mejia, the author the novel Everything You Want Me to Be, published by Emily Bestler Books in 2017.  

The 24-Hour Plays

Mar 9, 2017

The formula: 6 playwrights, 6 directors, 24 actors, and 1 musical guest create six new short plays in the course of a single day — and perform them in front of a live audience that night. The result: The 24 Hour Plays.

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Featured Live From Studio A

Cascade Crescendo joins us on Wednesday, April 12 at 2pm

Rachael Kilgour

KUMD Album Review: Rachael Kilgour

Rachael Kilgour | Rabbit in the Road Minnesota native, Rachael Kilgour explores unmarked territory in her latest release Rabbit in the Road . Known for her lyrics on social issues, Kilgour puts her activism on hold and searches inward for cathartic release after a failed marriage.

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