Arts & Culture

5/15/2009 Catalyst: Politics and Culture
5/14/2009 Fresh Fruit

Host Leigh Combs

5/14/2009 Art Matters
5/14/2009 Write On Radio!

Geologist, historian, and urban speleologist Greg Brick joins us in the studio to talk about his book Subterranean Twin Cities, an exploration (literally!) of the caves beneath Minneapolis and St. Paul. More information is available at

We also talk with poet Michael Kincaid about his new book, There are Gods Here Too: Readings of Heraclitus, a volume of translations of the 5th century BC philosopher Heraclitus.

And Cheri Register and Jennifer Dodgson join us to talk about the upcoming Memoir Festival at the Loft. Cheri Register is the author of several works of creative nonfiction, including Packinghouse Daughter. More information about the Memoir Festival can be found at

5/14/2009 Poquito y Bueno

The week’s show is the second show dedicated to late cantaora María Elena La Cordobesa, featuring three tracks from her CD, Añoranza a mi Córdoba, as well as songs by cantaoras Carmen Linares and N

5/13/2009 Echo Chamber

What a huge week for new dub! Starting out with the outrageous double-CD trip called Return from Planet Dub from Dubblestandart (with Lee Scratch Perry, Ari Up, and David Lynch). Then there was the excellent self-titled Ragana and the heavy self-titled Dubterror (both on Universal Egg). Rounding out the top of the new release list was the very cool Meditronica – the new project from Ashtech, Dub Gabriel, Paolo Polcari, and Eraldo Bernocchi.

5/12/2009 Disabled and Proud

John Coveleski: Artist of the month

5/11/2009 CHAT Radio: Hmong Arts Culture
5/11/2009 Listening Lounge

Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song (Dmae Roberts)

5/11/2009 Health Notes