This week on MinneCulture, Live from Minnesota goes to the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis for its Short Shorts Salon. In this special event recognizing local writers, authors read original short works, ranging from 100- to 800-word pieces. Featuring Bill Nemers (The Learning Process), Kris Krueger (Dirty Dishes), Tom Kendrich (Birch), Sasha Porter (The Engineer and the Artist Series: The Golden Gate Bridge), Susan Gray (The Drama of Others), Bart Gailey (Nana Bozo), Jeff Johnson (Thrown) Mary McCreavy (Simple Predicate), Casey Cook (Here Again), Luke Anderson (Farm Hand), Samuel Kohl (As Was I), and Katrina Woullet (Closer to Space: The Flight Away from 3320 Lynn Street).
New Tom Jones singing “Just Dropped In”. A few tracks from the new 7-disc Duane Allman retrospective. Dr. John, Kinks, Todd Snider, Los Zafiros, James McMurtry, Blue Rodeo, Flo & Eddie, Peter Green & Jeremy Spencer’s Fleetwood Mac, Marshall Tucker….typical Freewheelin’ fare for this cloudy Wednesday. If you want to see the entire playlist, click “Episode Details” and you’ll be there before you can say cream cheese. You may also link into the archive of the show from that page.