We speak with Sam Savage about his new book, The Way of the Dog. He is the author of several novels but is probably best known as the author of Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife, about a bookstore rat, which has been translated into a dozen languages.
We also speak with Connie Claire Szarke about her new novel A Stone for Amer. She is also the author of Delicate Armor, which was a finalist for a Midwest Book Award.
A performance inspired by Africa and hosted by Ms. Kenna at Patrick’s Cabaret in Minneapolis. This independently produced show featured spoken word, live music, dance and more, with a focus on the African diaspora. The theme Africans in the Snow comes from poem by Louis Alehemayu, who was inspired by a photograph of two Somali women in a snowy Minneapolis parking lot.
WE WIN Institute’s Theme for Black History Programming this year is African American Inventors. We will learn about those Black inventors who created the iron, the washing machine and traffic ligths. This is our opportunity to celebrate the greatness of African American people and highlight African American Youth.
Spontoon Radio – E. O. Costello’s funny animal cartoons for radio. This week an episode from Rosie’s Place, It’s Shot From Guns.
From the Big Fun Radio Funtime! show, we have Rick Dickerson, Cliche Private Eye. Performed live at the Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis.