Pack up the kids and head out to the lake! The annual outdoor Art Shanty exhibit open Saturday, January 20 and is free and open to the public for four weekends of performance and interactive delight on the ice.
Our guest on this segment of MN Reads is Andrea Swensson, the author of Got to Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound, published in 2017 by the University of Minnesota Press. The book explores the culture and music that shaped the Twin Cities' R&B scene, and the life and career of Prince.
Ms. Swensson has long been a music journalist in the Twin Cities and hosts a radio program the Twin Cities on local music.
National Geographic photographer, collaborator and dad Per Breiehagen talks about the latest entry in the "Wish" series, their photo shoot at Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge in Ely for next year's book, and why you never know when photos from the archive are going to come in handy.
On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we talk with Edye Howes, Coordinator of American Indian Education for ISD 709, and Gordon Jourdain, the Lead Teacher of the Misaabekong Ojibwe Language Immersion program at Lowell Elementary School in Duluth.
Winter break for school kids is nearly here so this week we share a conversation about how you can help get some arts and crafts going at home. Retired school teacher Shirley Morton gives us ideas to get kids creative minds going with simple art projects and how the adults can help.