World Music

Twin Cities streetcars dotted the urban landscape for more than 60 years. In this edition of MinneCulture, producer Jessica Folker offers an historical perspective on this mode of transportation.

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Chillin’ rhythms from Africa open this summer afternoon. Then a taste of Brasil – with some MPB classics.

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What a fun summer show… Great new stuff from 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, Dubsalon, Dublicator, Dubness, Dr. Ongo Mala, and others. Plus the first half of a choice mix from Emch of Subatomic Sound (and courtesy of Terry C at Echo Beach – WLUW-FM).

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Guests Mark Stillman on the accordeon and Francine Roche, singer, perform live in studio. The popular duo present classic French songs and speak of their lives.
Old and new French music, current announcements round out the program.

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A set of summer music, some new discs from Venezuela Brasil,and tribute to Olga Guillot

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Let’s start what we have come into the room to do! Episode 4 is a trip back to the ultimate motherland, Africa, as we give you a taste of Afrobeat, Highlife, Punta, Salsa and Mambo. Let’s not forget the usual intoxicating mix of funk and tejano music, and Radio Pocho’s very own interpretation of Cheech and Chong’s Mexican-Americans titled, Minnesota Mexicans!

MAJOR MAJOR birthday shout outs to Danny Topete and amalia deloney.

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In the 1970s, Minnesotan Jean Tretter started collecting and saving items as a means to aid him with writing and talking about queer history and culture.

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