Arts & Culture

Tara Innmon, Deb Costandine and Christi Furnas talk about the Minnesota story mural and disability project.

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Music Host / Engineer: Mark Koerner
News Host: Janis Lane-Ewart
Producer: Paul Brohaugh

Show two from the archives contrasting the fandangos, malagueñas and granainas of cantoares from the past.

Tucked along the banks of St. Croix River just north of Stillwater, Minnesota, Arcola Mills is a serene spot with a long history. From Native and European settlers, to loggers and artist communities, it offers a beautiful respite along the St. Croix. Producer Bobbie Scott takes a trip back in time to learn more about the history in this audio documentary of Arcola Mills.

THREE RECORDS FROM SUNDOWN
Producer Joe Boyd remembers musician Nick Drake in documentary by Charles Maynes.

Mali featured initially then on to Mauritania. Followed by a review of the new Badi Assad cd after her visit to the Dakota.

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Sagirah Shahid / Hannah Rank
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

The final show of July…and what an ending to our annual “space month”. New music from Chicago Afrobeat Project (who were just in town with special guest Tony Allen), Talisman, earlyW~Rm, Dubology, The Cat Empire (also in town recently), Ramon Judah & Conscious Sound, Dub Club (ft. Natty King & King Stitt), Righteous Dub (dubbing GPGDS), Greg Dubamix, Taj Weekes & Adowa (live), Zion Dirty Sound, Dub Conscious, Piper St. Sound, International Observer, and Doctah X. On top of this we aired Dr. StrangeDub’s interview of the incredible Brazilian guitarist/singer/songwriter Badi Assad, plus several of her songs. Rounding out the show with one more space-oriented set, plus a few other things from the likes of: Ital Roots Players, Radiola Dub Sound System, Tipsy, The Clash, The Dropsteppers, Little Tempo, Easy Star All Stars, Owen Gray, Scientist, Ramsey Lewis (& Earth Wind & Fire), Derrick Morgan, and more.

We speak with Susanna Daniel about her new novel Sea Creatures. She is also the author of Stiltsville, which was awarded the PEN/Bingham Prize for outstanding debut fiction.

We also chat with Paul Collins about his new book Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery. He is the author of eight books and appears regularly on NPR's Weekend Edition as its "literary detective."

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