Arts & Culture

3/25/2010 Art Matters
3/25/2010 Write On Radio!

Connie Willis talks about her science fiction/historical novel Blackout. Connie Willis is the author of many book awards, including 10 Hugo awards and 6 Nebula awards.

In the second half of the show, several writers featured in the University of Minnesota’s First Books event join us to talk about their work. Among them are Laura Flynn, author of Swallow the Ocean; Michael Medrano, author of Born in the Cavity of Sunsets; Michael Walsh, author of The Dirt Riddles; Peter Bognanni, author of The House Tomorrow; and Lightsey Darst, author of Find the Girl. They are reading Thursday, March 25th, at 7 p.m. in the AI Johnson Great Room in the McNamara Alumni Center.

3/24/2010 Echo Chamber

Some heavy hitting new roots dubs tonight from The Black Exorcist, Dub All Sense (on Deep Root with Abassi All Stars), Don Carlos, Yeliz K, and Brain Damage. Also, my favorite new reggae single Reggae Is Her Name from Citizen Sound (feat. Blessed and Ammoye).

3/23/2010 Disabled and Proud

Music show

3/22/2010 CHAT Radio: Hmong Arts Culture

CHAT’s move towards Social Justice

3/22/2010 Listening Lounge

Hip Hop Pep Band, Punk Rock Kabuki Play, Siberian Throat Singing Blues

3/22/2010 Health Notes

The Recipe for Creating a Meaningful Existence (The Science behind these Insights) “Curious?”

When we think about seeking daily joy and lasting fulfillment, cultivating curiosity is rarely the first thing that comes to mind but based on groundbreaking research, professor Dr. Todd Kashdan talked with Kinshasha about the engine behind achieving a life that is most worth living.

The book “CURIOUS?” offers the profound new message that the greatest opportunities for joy and personal growth happen not when we’re searching for happiness, certainty, and safety. Instead, when we are open to new experiences and when we relish the unknown, positive events linger longer and we extract more pleasure and meaning from them. CURIOUS? shows us how to begin cultivating curiosity on our own and how to develop a concrete plan for building meaningful relationships, improving health, enhancing well-being, identifying strengths and making the most out of them, and discovering meaning and purpose in life — even during times of loss and adversity.

These and other topics are fueled by original thinking on the importance of approaching every moment with an attitude of openness and curiosity. Kashdan allows us to understand what it takes to thrive and meet the challenges of everyday life.

3/21/2010 Tehuti: From the Griot to the MC
3/21/2010 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

The Rockstar Storytellers, a group from the Twin Cities that tell stories. And they are really good.