Arts & Culture

2 interviews today…one with Rochester Minnesota blues diva Annie Mack…..who stopped by the show to talk about her newest CD project due out in May 2013.
Annie and her band are also 2013 contenders for the Road to Memphis IBC competition. I also had an interview with Reverand Raven who is coming to the Twin Cities to play at the Minnesota Music Cafe on Friday night April 19th.

News Host: Edwin Allen
Music Host: Jean Silverberg
Newsroom Assistant: Trisha Collopy
Newsroom Assistant: Rico Morales
Producer: Dale Connelly

This week on MinneCulture, Live from Minnesota goes to the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis for its Short Shorts Salon. In this special event recognizing local writers, authors read original short works, ranging from 100- to 800-word pieces. Featuring Bill Nemers (The Learning Process), Kris Krueger (Dirty Dishes), Tom Kendrich (Birch), Sasha Porter (The Engineer and the Artist Series: The Golden Gate Bridge), Susan Gray (The Drama of Others), Bart Gailey (Nana Bozo), Jeff Johnson (Thrown) Mary McCreavy (Simple Predicate), Casey Cook (Here Again), Luke Anderson (Farm Hand), Samuel Kohl (As Was I), and Katrina Woullet (Closer to Space: The Flight Away from 3320 Lynn Street).

You And Your Anxious Child

One of the world’s foremost experts on anxiety in children provides a guide to recognizing and alleviating a range of debilitating fears.

Anxiety affects more children and teens than any other psychiatric illness, but it’s also the most treatable emotional disorder. Some 25 percent of children and adolescents will suffer an anxiety disorder at several points in their lifetime, resulting in serious problems in their ability to function in school, with peers, and on a general day-to-day basis. A renowned researcher and clinician who has developed groundbreaking, proven coping strategies illuminates a new path to fear-free living for families.

You and Your Anxious Child differentiates between separation anxiety, generalized anxiety, and social phobia, and guides parents on when and how to seek intervention. With moving case studies, such as Jon’s, whose mother quit her job because his separation anxiety compelled her to stay with him full-time, this book elucidates the nightmare that families can be living, and helps them understand that they are not alone. Every step of the way, Albano illustrates proven therapies to manage anxiety issues in children while addressing the emotional needs of parents, too. You and Your Anxious Child brings much-needed hope to families, helping them shape a positive new vision of the future.


Music Host: Cory Washington
News Host: Siobhan Kierans
Producer: Dale Connelly

The Lost Elevator – a play by Percival Wilde written in 1931, and produced here by Northern Lights Media.
Abra Cadaver – by Dave Stinton, and performed by the Champaign-Urbana Radio Theater in Illinois.

We interviewed Alexandra Garcia, the executive director at the International League of Conservation Photographers. She discussed the organization’s expedition to Danajon Bank, which is a unique 90-mile double barrier reef off of Bohol Island.

Listening is the highest form of respect and transformational in its process. The presence and practice of Listening as an evolved spiritual practice begins with oneself and is the foundation of all understandings and relationships is explored in this program.