Arts & Culture

4/23/2009 Art Matters
4/23/2009 Write On Radio!

Chan Poling, formerly with the band The Suburbs and now 1/3 of the groundbreaking jazz trio The New Standards, talks about his new musical called Venus, a Jekyll and Hyde story with several twists, which is premiering May 7th at the Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapolis. More information is available at

In the second half of the show, Steve McEllistrem talks with Patrick Somerville about his debut novel The Cradle, a quest story that reveals unexpected connections between strangers. Patrick Somerville was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2009 21st Century Award by the Chicago Public Library.

4/22/2009 Echo Chamber

Tonight the Echo Chamber presented the annual Word Beat I Powa dub poetry, beat poetry, and spoken word special. Of course, it was dub poetry that set the foundation, but we had many other rhymesayers — from Jamaican DJs, to beat poets, and hip hop artists.

4/21/2009 Disabled and Proud

Pledge week show part 2

4/20/2009 CHAT Radio: Hmong Arts Culture
4/20/2009 Listening Lounge

Pledge drive show: Short features from Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and John Biewen. Also a cool 1-minute pledge pitch from Radio Lab.

4/20/2009 Health Notes
4/19/2009 Tehuti: From the Griot to the MC
4/19/2009 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Frame Me Pretty, a Nick Danger episode, recorded live in 1979.
More commercials for non-commercial radio.

4/19/2009 Filipino American National News