Arts & Culture

We talk with Arnold Alanen, author of Finns in Minnesota.  Arnold Alanan is a professor emeritus of landscape architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has written extensively on landscape history, vernacular architecture, settlement patterns of Finnish American, and cultural resource preservation.

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Guest, Pete Lee, Host Of Bop Street

This week MinneCulture features music from artists who are coming to town. Catch these live shows in the Twin Cities.

Waiting For Jack -"How To Stop Waiting And Start Living Your Life"

“Many people die with their music still inside them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.”
—Oliver Wendell Holmes

What do you keep talking about and not doing?

Where are you selling out on yourself?

What do you really, really, really want for your life?

Listen to this compelling conversation with Kristen Moeller about living your life “Now”

Guest Programmer, Janis Lane-Ewart, hosts The Morning Blend.

Crime of Passion, by Mary Higgins Clark. A My Gal Sunday mystery recorded at the International Mystery Writers’ Festival in 2008.
The Machine, by Head and Leg, from their album, In Your Dreams. Spoken word and musical ambience.

Insights into Creativity – Acoustic singer/songwriter John Lampson leads this program focusing on creativity. John obsesses over making music and views songwriting as an art form, molded to express emotion and share personal perspectives. His live performances are augmented with stories about personal experiences and songwriting tips and methodologies, including how to use music as a therapeutic means of expression and release. John’s guests include curator, photographer and artist Heather Renne, multimedia artist Shanna Allyn, and clay artist Anjee Mai Emerson. Tune in for an hour of lively conversation and original music.