Arts & Culture

Grant Cutler is a songwriter, producer and composer. His ethereal electronic music has garnered national acclaim, and this year he received a commission from the Minnesota State Arts Board for a three-­part composition. Here is Grant Cutler, performing at the Cedar Cultural Center in January 2012. Produced for KFAI by Tom Garneau. MinneCulture is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

THE SEANCE
Three friends tell us about the time they dared to create a homemade Ouija board.

Guest host — dj Dale Loomer !! Merci beaucoup, Doug needed a break…

All the ghouls, goblins, ghosts, and dreads gathered with Dr. StrangeDub & DJ Baby Swiss in the annual “Echo Chamber of Horrors!” special. And what a howling good show – with layers of special effects & soundbytes, including the movies “Dracula”, “Frankenstein”, “The Exorcist”, “Berberian Sound Studio”, and more – and tons of scary dubwise music. And what a varied cast of characters in this year’s production…including: DJ Spooky, Raz Mesinai, Tino Corp., Lou Reed, Bob Marley, Two Eye One Socket, Grace Jones, Dubblestandart (with Lee Scratch Perry), Max Romeo, Elephant Man (with Subatomic Sound), Daily Bread Dub, The Divine Sham, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Secret Panels vs. The Assessor, Ghosts, Beats Antique, Ital Roots Players, Little Axe, Aldubb meets Big Finga, The Manor, Gorillaz, Cornell Campbell, Eating Betty, and many more…

We talk with Sara Paretsky about her new novel Critical Mass, the 16th volume in her bestselling and critically acclaimed V.I. Warshawski series. She has won many awards, including being named 2011 Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.

We also speak with local author Diane Mullen about her debut middle grade novel Pieces of a Wreck. In addition to being a writer for young readers and a mentor to young writers, she is a gallery assistant at the Walker Art Center.

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Live in the Studio: Margo Timmins of the Cowboy Junkies

 

Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken
Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken” reminds us that God created each one of us for a unique purpose. We live in a world where the lines between fake and real have blurred. Mike Robbins shares a powerful conversation that teaches us how to access and express the realness you crave in your work, your relationships, and yourself.

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